Our Team

Meet our Partners

Raja Nihal Hettiarachchi

Chairman / Senior Partner

Raja Nihal Hettiarachchi

Chairman / Senior Partner

Raja Nihal Hettiarachchi who is the founder of Nihal Hettiarachchi & Company, is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka and the Institute of Certified Management Accountants of Sri Lanka. He completed article ship at KPMG, Ford Rhodes, Thornton & Company and qualified as a chartered accountant in 1976, at the age of 23 years. Then he served McCallum Breweries (Cey.) Group as the group financial controller and S.Savarimuttu & Company, a Firm of chartered Accountants as a Partner. Nihal Hettiarachchi has had wide and varied experience in the field of Accountancy, Auditing, Taxation and Management, and counts over thirty years of experience, including four years with Coopers & Lybrand, Zambia. He was also associated with PricewaterhouseCoopers in Maldives, as a consultant for a period of two years. He served as a senior member, the Examination Committee and Taxation Committee of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka.

Dinuk Hettiarachchi

CEO/ Managing Partner

Dinuk Hettiarachchi

CEO/ Managing Partner

+94 77 768 6390 | dinuk@rnhgroup.lk

Dinuk Hettiarachchi is currently the Managing Partner of Nihal Hettiarachchi & Company, a leading firm of Chartered Accountants, Partner of Wijeyeratne & Company, Chartered Accountants and Chairman of 3DH International Group, which is a diversified group of companies operating in several business sectors with branch operations in Singapore, Australia & UAE. Further, he is a board member of the Skills Development Fund Limited & National Institute of Language Education & Training.

He is also a past Chairman of the Chamber of Young Lankan Entrepreneurs, popularly known as COYLE and a country representative of the Asia Pacific Trade Agreement Chamber of Commerce & Industry (APTA CCI).

He has travelled overseas extensively which has contributed to his experience in practice and industry, gaining exposure in accounting and assurance services, taxation, business consultancy, BPO, IT based services, property development, international trade, oil & gas, leisure sector, construction, etc.

Recently he was recognized as one of the most Influential young leaders by the Echelon Magazine in the New Establishment 100 list.

Ishani Hettiarachchi

CEO - Secretarial Services

Ishani Hettiarachchi

CEO - Secretarial Services

ishani@rnhgroup.lk

Ms. Ishani Hettiarachchi is the Deputy CEO of RNH Group of Companies and also the Chairman of RNH Holdings (Pvt) Ltd, which is an associate company of Nihal Hettiarachchi & Company, Chartered Accountants.

Ms. Ishani Hettiarachchi has extensive and diverse experience in serving various areas in the private sector. She completed her primary and secondary education at St. Bridget’s College, Colombo. She carried her professional education at the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA).

As the Deputy CEO of the RNH Group and the Chairman of RNH Holdings (Pvt) Ltd, she is responsible for the day-to-day administration and management of the business, in line with the Strategic Framework, risk appetite and annual and long-term objectives of the Company.

Her experience over 25 years helps the Company to be a diversified successful business enterprise, in a span of over two decades.

Harshila Withanage

Director : Company Secretaries

Harshila Withanage

Director : Company Secretaries

+94 77 315 8533 | harshila@mh-co.lk

Ms. Harshila Withanage, is currently the CEO/Director of RNH Holdings (Pvt) Ltd, which is an associate company of Nihal Hettiarachchi & Company, Chartered Accountants.

As the CEO/ Director, she’s responsible for delivering corporate secretarial services to both local & overseas clients. She has the exposure in handling Limited liability companies, Guarantee companies, Public Companies and Finance Companies.

With over 20 years of experience she has gathered a wealth of knowledge in her respective field and is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Corporate Secretaries of Sri Lanka. She has also registered as a Company Secretary at the Registrar of Companies. She was a former Director of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries of Sri Lanka. She currently serves as a member of the Education Committee of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries of Sri Lanka.

On a personal note, she is a student of Anula Vidyala, Nugegoda. She was involved in several extra-curricular activities during her school career.

W.J.L.S. Fernando

Partner : Wijeyeratne & Company

W.J.L.S. Fernando

Partner : Wijeyeratne & Company

+94 77 308 3414 | lalindra.fernando@wijeyeratne.com

Erandi Weerasuriya

Audit Partner

Erandi Weerasuriya

Audit Partner

+94 77 372 1585 | erandi@nh-co.lk

Erandi Weerasuriya is the senior audit partner in the Audit and Assurance practice of Nihal Hettiarachchi and Co Chartered Accountants and an audit partner of Wijeyeratne & Co Chartered Accountants in Sri Lanka, with over 18 years of professional experience. She has exposure in auditing diverse industries such as manufacturing, construction, leisure, healthcare, transportation, not- for -profit and other service providers. She has further substantial experience in internal auditing for several large organizations.

Additionally, Erandi has served in several committees of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka over the years including Financial Reporting Standards Implementation & Interpretation Committee and Audit Faculty.

Erandi is an Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka and holds a special degree in Public Administration from the University of Sri Jayewardenepura.

Nadeeka Suranjana

Tax Partner

Nadeeka Suranjana

Tax Partner

+94 77 227 0408 | nadeeka@wijeyeratne.com

With a distinguished career spanning over 13 years, Nadeeka Suranjana stands as the Senior Tax Partner at Nihal Hettiarachchi and Co Chartered Accountants and Wijeyeratne & Co Chartered Accountants. His expertise extends across diverse sectors, where he has provided invaluable insights in tax advisory services, contributing to the financial success of businesses nationwide.

Nadeeka is an Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka, upholding the highest standards of professional integrity. His academic prowess is showcased through a special degree in Accounting from the University of Sri Jayewardenepura, demonstrating a commitment to excellence in both theory and practice. In 2010, Nadeeka was awarded the prestigious prize for the subject “Advanced Taxation & Strategic Tax Planning” by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka, a testament to his exceptional understanding and proficiency in the field.

In addition to his corporate leadership role, Nadeeka serves as a visiting lecturer at the Department of Accounting of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura, imparting knowledge to the next generation of financial professionals. His dedication to education extends to private educational institutions, further enriching the minds of aspiring accountants.

Nadeeka Suranjana’s commitment to the field is evident through his active involvement in various committees of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka. Notably, he has contributed to the CA Tax-Technical Forum, showcasing his dedication to advancing tax expertise within the professional community.

As a Director of HLB Lanka Business Advisory Services (Pvt) Ltd, Wijeyeratne & Company Taxation Services (Pvt) Ltd, PASS Consulting (Pvt) Ltd, and PASS Staff Placement (Pvt) Ltd, Nadeeka brings strategic leadership to a diverse range of businesses, contributing to their growth and success.

Nadeeka Suranjana is not just a seasoned professional; he is a dynamic leader, educator, and contributor to the professional community.

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Saman Ranasinghe

Partner : Wijeyeratne & Company

Saman Ranasinghe

Partner : Wijeyeratne & Company

+94 77 254 9197 | saman@wijeyeratne.com

Meet our Senior Managers

Dinusha Illangkoon

Director: Tax

Dinusha Illangkoon

Director: Tax

Viraji Kariyavasam

Tax Manager

Viraji Kariyavasam

Tax Manager

Dileema Sewmini

Tax Manager

Dileema Sewmini

Tax Manager

Kasuni Wijerathna

Tax Manager

Kasuni Wijerathna

Tax Manager

Indunil Wijesinghe

Tax Manager

Indunil Wijesinghe

Tax Manager

Isuru Abeygunawardane

Senior Audit Manager

Isuru Abeygunawardane

Senior Audit Manager

Sujani Abeykoon

Senior Tax Manager

Sujani Abeykoon

Senior Tax Manager

Chanika Harshani

Tax Manager

Chanika Harshani

Tax Manager

Hiruni Madhukala

Senior Audit Manager

Hiruni Madhukala

Senior Audit Manager

Upeksha Rathnayaka

Audit Manager

Upeksha Rathnayaka

Audit Manager

Nilakshi Dilhara

Assistant Audit Manager

Nilakshi Dilhara

Assistant Audit Manager

Ashan Thisaranga

Assistant Audit Manager

Ashan Thisaranga

Assistant Audit Manager

Thilini Sachinika

Assistant Audit Manager

Thilini Sachinika

Assistant Audit Manager

Bandula Padmalal

Manager: HLB Lanka

Bandula Padmalal

Manager: HLB Lanka

Kasun Mendis

Clients Servicing Manager

Kasun Mendis

Clients Servicing Manager

Ishara Weerasinghe

Manager: BPO

Ishara Weerasinghe

Manager: BPO

Nalin Mulupitage

Manager: BPO

Nalin Mulupitage

Manager: BPO