Mr. Fernando is a Fellow Member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, United Kingdom and holds a MA in Financial Economics from the University of Colombo. He counts over 20 years experience in capital markets of Sri Lanka. In 2000 he founded Capital Alliance in partnership with Asia Capital Ltd. Currently he is the group CEO of the Capital Alliance Group which includes Capital Alliance Ltd, a Primary Dealer for Government Securities, appointed by the Central Bank of Sri Lanka and Capital Alliance Securities (Pvt) Ltd, a trading member of the Colombo Stock Exchange. In addition he also serves on the board of Senkadagala Finance Company Limited in addition to many private companies. He is Deputy Chairman of the Financial Ombudsman's office and a Director of the Lanka Financial Services Bureau.