Who we are


Unisons Capital Leasing Limited (UCL), a subsidiary of Citizens Development Business Finance PLC (www.cdb.lk), provides innovative solutions to achieve your financial aspirations and is committed to the goal of improving the lives of Sri Lankans from all walks of life. UCL has a (SL) BBB- (Stable) rating from ICRA Lanka Limited.
UCL provides clients with innovative leasing products and solutions that can be tailor-made to suit their individual financial aspirations.

Company Profile

Unisons Capital Leasing Limited (UCL) is licensed by the Monetary Board of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka, under the Finance Leasing Act No.56 of 2000. It was incorporated in Sri Lanka under the provisions of the Companies Act No.17 of 1982 and re-registered under the Companies Act No.7 of 2007.

Board of directors

Mahesh Nanayakkara

Chairman

Mr. Nanayakkara was appointed as the Chairman, Non-Executive Director to the Board of Unisons Capital Leasing Limited on 15 December 2016. He counts over 28 years of experience in banking and financial services. He holds a B.Sc. in Business Administration from the University of Sri Jayewardenepura and an MBA in Business Administration from the Postgraduate Institute of Management of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura. He is also a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, UK and has attended Executive Development Programs at Harvard Business School (HBS) Boston, USA. He successfully spearheaded a dynamic team of young professionals who were instrumental in transforming CDB from a negative net worth Company to the dynamic entity it is today.

Karthik Elangovan

Director/Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Karthik is a Chartered Marketer, a Fellow Member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing of UK and a Practicing Marketer of SLIM. He holds a B.Sc. in Management from the University of Sri Jayewardenepura and an MBA from the Postgraduate Institute of Management (PIM). He also holds a National Diploma in Human Resource Management (IPM) and is a Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) as well. He has attended Executive Development Programs at Harvard Business School (HBS) Boston, USA. Mr. Karthik joined CDB as Assistant Manager – Marketing in July 2004 and was responsible for the development of the CDB Brand. He is a member of the corporate management team of CDB as well. He was appointed as the CEO of UCL in the year 2015. He was the President of SLIM (Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing) for the year of 2017/18.

Roshan Abeygoonewardena

Non-Executive Director

Mr. Roshan Abeygoonewardena is a Fellow Member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, UK and an Associate Member of the Institute of Certified Management Accountants of Sri Lanka. He is also a member of the Institute of Certified Professional Managers. Mr. Abeygoonewardena joined CDB in June 2005 and counts over 23 years of experience in the financial services industry and 3 years in the manufacturing industry. He functions as Group Treasury Head and he is also a member of the Audit Committee.

Sasindra Munasinghe

Non-Executive Director

Mr. Sasindra Munasinghe holds a MBA from the Federation University of Australia. He counts over 25 years of experience in the leasing industry. He was instrumental in setting up leasing operations at CDB including credit evaluations, recoveries, operations and marketing. He is also a member of the Integrated Risk Management Committee.

Dr. Janaka Wansapura

Independent Non-Executive Director

Dr. Janaka Wansapura obtained his B.Sc. (Special) First Class Honours Degree in Physical Science from the University of Colombo, followed by his Masters Degree and a PhD in Physics from the University of Cincinnati, Ohio. He did his Postdoctoral Fellowship at Stanford University, California and later joined Cincinnati Children’s Hospital as an Associate Professor of Radiology. He has over a decade of research experience in Biomedical Imaging. He joined Unison Capital Leasing as an independent non-executive director in 2015. He is the Chairman of the Integrated Risk Management Committee which handles the inevitable uncertainty associated with the business and projects at all levels.

P.R.W. Perera

Independent Non-Executive Director

Ms. P.R.W. Perera is an Associate Member (ACA) of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka and of the Institute of Certified Management Accountants of Sri Lanka (ACMA). She commenced her apprenticeship at KPMG Thornton & Company. She joined Ernst & Young in year 2000 & was a senior manager at Ernst & Young attached to Assurance Services and in year 2011 She joined as a Group Finance Manager to a diversified group of companies (manufacturing, service providing, IT and trading) and left in 2017 as a Group Finance Controller. Since 1 January 2018, she is serving as a partner at Gomes and Company firm of Chartered Accountants and as a manager at N & N Associates (Pvt) Ltd. (management consultants and company secretaries) and Accounting Alliance (Pvt) Ltd. (man power outsourcing, book keeping and data entry services). She is the Chairman of Audit Committee.

Financial customer protection framework

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