A Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (FCMA – UK) and Fellow of the Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA – UK), Mr. De Silva has served on the Governance and Accounting Standards Committee of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka, along with being a Council Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) of Sri Lanka. Mr. De Silva holds a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Colombo and a Master’s Degree from Melbourne University (Australia) and Harvard University (USA). He is also an Edward Mason Fellow of Harvard University and served as a Teaching Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School.
Appointed to the DDFC ( Deshodaya Development Finance Company Ltd) Board in April 2011, Mr. Channa De Silva is the Chairman of the Board Audit Committee. He was designated Senior Director on 2nd October 2013. He was appointed as Deputy Chairman in November 2014. Formerly, a Director of Pan Asia Bank PLC, Mr. De Silva was also the Group Managing Director