Board of Directors

Founder Chairman

Dr.Harsha Kumara Navaratne

Mr. Navaratne is the founding Chairperson of Sewa Finance now known as Sewa Community Credit and Sewalanka a Foundation. He studied community development at St. Xavier University in the Philippines and is the recipient of two honorary doctorates. He served for 21 years as Field Director and Vice President in the Sarvodaya Shramadana Movement. After leaving Sarvodaya, Mr. Navaratne was a Presidential Advisor to late President Premadasa’s Janasaviya Poverty Alleviation Program and his 15,000 Village Development Program. Mr. Navaratne is also an award-winning film maker.


Mrs Kaushalya Navaratne

Ms. Navaratne holds a Bachelor of Arts from India and a Masters in Sustainable International Development from the Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University. She is a Program Director for Sewalanka Foundation and has served on the Board of Directors since 2003. Ms. Navaratne also sits on the Sewa Finance Social Performance Committee and specializes in rural poverty reduction, gender dynamics, and psychosocial well-being.

Mrs. Annet P Royce

Ms.Annet Royce holds a BA in Linguistics, English Literature and Management from the University of Jaffna and has a Post-Graduate Diploma in Development Studies from the University of Colombo. She has also worked extensively in other countries in the region in the fields of microfinance, rural development, leadership, agriculture and gender. She currently works with Sewalanka in Vavuniya as deputy director of special projects.


Mr. Angelo K Pereira

Will be added in the coming period


B R De Silva & Co

Will be added in the coming period