Senior Management Team

D.V. Abeysinghe

Managing Director/CEO

B Sc Engineering (Hons), C Eng., FIE(SL), FRINA(UK), MCPM(SL)


Appointed to Colombo Dockyard PLC (CDPLC) Board on 08/11/2016 as the Managing Director/CEO.

Mr. Abeysinghe got his degree in the field of Mechanical Engineering from the University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka and joined Colombo Dockyard in 1985.

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K.B.P. Fernando

General Manager (Ship Repair Business)


He is having over 30 years of exposure in this field. Out of which, 07 years had been at sea as a qualified Marine Engineer & the rest at CDPLC in the sectors of Ship Repairs, Ship Management, Invoicing & Commercial.

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Mangala De Silva

General Manager (Human Resource Development & Administration)


Has over 25 years of experience at CDPLC in the field of Human Resource Management and Administration. A life member of the Bar Association of Sri Lanka, PIM Alumni Association and member of the Association of Business Executives (UK).

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Shantha Ratnayake

General Manager (Production)


over 29yrs experience in the field of Heavy Engineering, ship building and ship repairs and held management positions in Quality management, Project management and Production management.

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Ranil Wijegunawardane

Managing Director/CEO (Dockyard General Engineering Services Pvt Ltd)


Over 31 Years experience in the field of Finance, of which 20 years is at CDPLC. Overlook finance affairs of two subsidiaries, Dockyard General Engineering Services (Pvt) Ltd., and Ceylon Shipping agency (Pte) Ltd.Serves as Director of Ceylon Shipping Agency (Pte) Ltd., and Chairman of Dockyard General Engineering Services (Pvt) Ltd.

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T.G. Weerasinghe

General Manager (DGES)


With over 20 years experience at CDPLC and 5 years at DGES, experienced in Shiprepair, Shipbuilding and in Heavy Engineering sectors. He has trained in Japan for 3 months in Ship Building Management. Member of the Ceylon National Chamber of Industries.

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R.M. Vajira Rathnayaka

General Manager (Logistic)


Joined CDPLC in 1996. Has over 19 years of experience at CDPLC in the field of Chemical Engineering and Logistics.

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P.D. Gihan Ravinatha

Chief Financial Officer


Over 12 years’ experience in the field of Finance, with 8 years at audit sector and 4 years at CDPLC. Fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka) having an excellent academic track record including first in order of merit of final part I examination and first in order of merit for the subject of Management Accounting in 2006.

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Manori Mallikarachchi

Manager (Legal)/Company Secretary


Joined CDPLC in 1996. Has over 19 years of experience at CDPLC in the field of Legal, Secretarial & Compliances.

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M. Rohan De Silva

General Manager (Finance & System Implementation)

MBA University of India, Dip MA (CIMA), MABE (UK), MCPM,


Joined Colombo Dockyard PLC in 1988 and has over 28 years of experience in the field of Finance and Management Accounting. Master of Business Management from Institute of Chartered Financial Analyst India. Member of the Association of Business Executives (UK), Member of Certified Professional Managers. Trained in General Management at National University of Singapore (NUS).

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LAL HETTIARACHCHI

General Manager (Ship Building)

B.Sc. Eng (Hons), C.Eng, MIE (Sri Lanka),,MBA (PIM-USJ),


He has served over 22 years in the fields of Ship Repair, Ship Design and Ship Building as an engineer as well as a senior manager. Underwent a 10 months training at Onomichi Shipyard Co.,Ltd Japan in 1999.
Currently serves as a Member of South Asia Technical Committee of Lloyds Register and visiting lecturer of kothalawala Defense University.

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