Management Team

Management Team

mr_bulumulle_newMr B. Bulumulle (Chief Executive Officer)

Mr Bulumulle has over 28 years experience in the plantation sector out of which 15 years in EPL. He holds a Diploma in Plantation Management from National Institute of Plantation Management. He hold a B.Sc (honers) degree in plantation Mgt awarded by Wayamba University. Msc. on Environment Science from Open University of Colombo. Fellow ship member of National Institute of Plantation Management.

mr_segarajasingam_newMr A. Segarajasingam (General Manager- Marketing)

Mr. A. Segarajasingam received the MBA from the Post Graduate Institute of Management, University of Sri Jayewardanepura. He is a graduate of the Chartered Institute of Marketing, UK, & is a Chartered Marketer. He has received the Diploma In Agriculture with First Class (Hons) from Aquinas University College, apart from the Diploma in Computer issued by Gateway Centre for Information Technology.

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He started his career at Sri Lanka State Plantations Corporation as a Tea Taster & was the Deputy Director Marketing (Tea) & upon privatization of estate managements, he served as Marketing Director, at Magpek Colombo Land Plantations Management (Pvt) Ltd, the managing agents for Malwatte Valley Plantations Ltd.

His strong affiliation in the Tea Trade has given him an insight knowledge of the tea industry & the policy report for the postgraduate reading revolved around in major areas of competitiveness, quality improvement with cost effective strategies as well as on a much debated argument whether Sri Lanka should embark on to a controversial manufacture of cut tear & curl, which entails in the loss of the traditional markets. The thesis titled “ Competitive Strategies for the Tea Plantations in Sri Lanka’’ received wide publication at national forums as well as in UK, India & other International arenas. He continues to serve in a number of committees of the Colombo Tea Traders’ Association such as on warehousing, minimum standards, grade nomenclature, & packaging. He was primarily involved in the switch over of the packaging of teas from the traditional plywood chests to the present series of paper sacks, which were effected at the conglomerate companies during the nationalized management era. He is in the ‘Expert Panel’ of the tea tasting unit of the Sri Lanka Tea Board, representing the Planters’ Association of Ceylon.

mr_izzadeen_newMr M I Izzadeen (General Manager – Sustainability)

Mr Izzadeen has over 22 years experience in the plantation section and out of which 11 years in EPL. He holds a Diploma in Plantation Management from National Institute of Plantation Management. He holds a B.Sc degree in Plantation Mgt awarded by Wayamba University

mr_pahathkumbura_newMr B K S B Pahathkumbura (Senior General Manager – Cluster II – Up Country)

Mr Pahathkumbura has over 30 years experience in the plantation sector and holds a Diploma in Plantation Management from National Institute of Plantation Management. He was a former Chairman of Regional Scientific Committee, Badulla District.

mr_geethkumara_newMr A G Geethkumara (Senior General Manager – Low Country)

Mr. Geethkumara has over 26 years experience in plantation sector and holds a Post Graduation from University of Colombo, Diploma in Agriculture from Aquinas College and Diploma in Plantation Management from National Institute of Plantation Management.

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He is the Former Chairman of Regional Scientific Committee Galle District and Former Secretary of Galle District Planters’ Association. Also he is the Present Secretary of Forestry and Timber Certification Foundation.

mr_dissanayake_newMr. Priyantha Samankumara Dissanayake (General Manager – Engineering & Projects)

Mr. Priyantha S Dissanayake is an engineering graduate, specialized in electrical engineering, of University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka and holds a Masters degree in Business Administration of University of Moratuwa. He is currently studying for a distance based MSc in Sustainable Energy Engineering of KTH University, Stockholm, Sweden.

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He has more than 10 years experience after graduation, mainly in the energy sector. He has been serving to M/s Elpitiya Plantations PLC, as the Head of Engineering since, January 2007. He has memberships of several professional bodies, namely, Institute of Engineers Sri Lanka (AMIESL), Sri Lanka Energy Managers Association (MSLEMA), Bio Energy Association of Sri Lanka (MBEASL) and Certified Professional Managers (ACPM) of Sri Lanka.

mr_nissanka_newMr. J A R Nissanka (General Manager – Finance)

Mr.  Ruwan Nissanka is a member of the institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (ICASL) and holds a B.B. Mgt. (HRM. Sp) degree in Human Resources Management with a 2nd Upper pass from the University of Kelaniya. He counts more than 10 years’ experience in Finance and Audit sectors

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He joined with Elpitiya Plantations PLC in 2007 and currently serves as the General Manager – Finance. He holds the membership in other professional bodies; CMA Sri Lanka and Certified Professional Managers (ACPM) of Sri Lanka.
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