Aelian Gunawardene

Managing Director

Mr. Aelian Gunawardene possesses over two decades of experience in the Marketing and Management stratosphere. Mr. Aelian Gunawardene holds a Diploma in Marketing Management from the Chartered Institute of Marketing UK and remains a focal asset of the company, pioneering new innovations and steering JAT towards unchartered terrain, while increasing market share and helping build unequivocal brand equity and while JAT expands and evolves into a colossal force in the furniture and finishings industry.

Nishal Ferdinando

Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Nishal Ferdinando has over 7 years’ of experience functioning as an Executive Director and over 12 years’ of experience in the construction, manufacturing and trading industry. He also serves as a Board Director at JAT Global (Pvt) Ltd and Flexospan Steel Buildings (Pvt) Ltd. He holds an MBA from the University of Wales, an Advanced Diploma in Management Accounting from the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) as well as a Post Graduate Certificate in Project Management from the University of Southern Queensland.

He brings in strong leadership, management experience and skills to his position as CEO, providing strategic direction to the Company to achieve short & long-term objectives

Wasantha Gunaratne

Director Sales & Technical - South Asia

Wasantha Gunaratne has 19 years’work experience at JAT Holdings in
Sales, Marketing and Technical Training. Currently he oversees the sales &
technical operation in Sri Lanka while heading Bangladesh & Maldives for
export sales. Wasantha has received extensive training from our principals in
Italy, UK, USA and continues to expend this knowledge to all our customers in
the Subcontinent. He holds an MBA from the Anglia Ruskin University, UK.

Rizna Dilshard

Head of Finance

Rizna Dilshard was appointed to the Management of JAT Holdings (Pvt) Ltd on 1st April 2015. She is a Fellow member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) UK and counts a monumental 20 years’ experience in the field of Finance and Management in Sri Lanka.

Nayantha Delpechitra

Head of Legal & Corporate Affairs

Head of Legal & Corporate Affairs Nayantha Delpechitra in an Attorney-at-Law and Notary and holds a in Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Human Resource Management and a Post Graduate Diploma in Intellectual Property Law. She is also a Registered Company Secretary. Nayantha has working experience of over 24 years specializing in Corporate Law, Intellectual Property Law and Conveyancing.



Tyrone Gunawardene

Director Large Projects

Tyrone Gunawardene is a Founder Member of the Company in 1993.He has 34 years of experience in the business field and a valuable asset to the company. He possesses a diploma in Business Management from the University of  Sri Jayawardenapura. His initial work experience has been with John Keells Holdings, property development sector, where he was a member of the Sector Management Team. He followed this with working as a Director at City Construction Developers (Pvt) Ltd. He is also the Managing Director of Veneer Creations (Pvt) Ltd a company that is involved in interiors and furniture manufacturingand serves as a Board Director in Flexo Span (Pvt) Ltd