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Sri Lanka & The Maldives


Sri Lanka & the Maldives   

The following recipients are awarded certifications based on the assessment of Sri Lanka & the Maldives Chapter.   

2014 - 2017  

1. Chandran Rutnam  -  Master Financial Planner  

2. Thilan Wijesinghe  -  Master Financial Planner  

3. Rajkumar Kanagasingam  -  Accredited Financial Analyst   

4. Prabash Wanigathunga  -  Chartered Market Analyst  

5. Isuru Wijayasiri  -  Chartered Credit Analyst  

6. Mohamed Rifas  -  Accredited Management Consultant  

7. Mohamed Rifas  -  Accredited Financial Analyst  

8. Isuru Wijayasiri  -  Accredited Financial Analyst  

9. Isuru Wijayasiri  -  Chartered Market Analyst  

10. Isuru Wijayasiri  -  Chartered Credit Analyst     


11. Amintha Sugath De Silva  -  Master Training and Development   

12. Thilina Samarasinghe  -  Certified Marketing Analyst   

13. Muhammed Badurdeen Muhammed Nawaz - Master Financial Planner   

14. Mohamed Zaid Nooramith - Chartered Wealth Manager   

15.  Tissa Jayaweera - Master Financial Planner  

16. Chia Hock Lai - Master Financial Planner  

17. Suranga Mendis - Master Financial Planner  

18. Anthony Dexter Fernando - Certified Education Planning Specialist  

19. Muhammed Badurdeen Muhammed Nawaz - Accredited Financial Counselor  

20. Sujeewa Kannangara - Accredited Management Accountant  

21. Mohamed Niyas Mohamed Mafas - Master Professional Auditor  

22. Omar Sheriff - Certified International Project Manager  

23. Jabir Mohamed Irshad - Master Professional Auditor  

24. Sumedha Mirihana  -   Master Training and Development  

25. Sumith Samaraweera - Master Project Manager        

26. Dilshan Lankathilaka -  Master Training & Development  

27. Noorul Faheer Mohamed Faswan - Accredited Financial Analyst   

28. Ahamed Bishrul Hamdhi Nizam - Certified Marketing Analyst   

29. Mohamed Jabir Mohamed Irshad - Certified International Tax Analyst   

30. Mohamed Rizky Hameed - Certified Marketing Analyst  

31. Malinda Jayamal Fernando  -  Certified Business Strategist                   

32. Abdullah Mohsin Al Saqqaf - Master Financial Planner   

33. K. Saminda Weerasena - Master Training and Development   

34. Kandiah Janarthanan - Master Executive Coaching   

35. Jayasanka B. Kotuwella   - Master Training and Development   

36. Muhammed Salman - Master Financial Planner   

37. Sulaima Lebbe Riyas - Chartered Economist      


38. Shihab  Zareem    -   Accredited Financial  Analyst   

39. Rumy  Fuard     -    Certified Bussiness Strategist   

40. Abdul Cader Mohamed Muhannad    -    Certified Bussiness Strategist   

41. Shihab  Zareem     -     Master International Financial  Analyst  

42. Taarik  Booso    -    Certificate Marketing Analyst   

43. Mohamed Jabir Mohamed Irshad    -    Charted Business Strategist   

44. Julia Shao    -    Master Project Manager   

45. William Zhu   -   Master Blockchain Professional                            

46. Anuruddha Withanarachchi   -  Certified Marketing Analyst   

47. Shihab Zareem  -   Fintech Professional Designate  

48. Tuan Taarik Booso   -    Fintech Professional Designate  

49. Omar Sherrif   -    Fintech Professional Designate  

50. Shihab Zareem    -    Chartered Business Strategist   

51. Douglas W. Arner   -   Master Fintech Professional   

52. Anuruddha Withanarachchi   -   Fintech Professional Designate   

53. Mohamed Faroon Hamim    -     Fintech Professional Designate   

54. Mohamed Rifai Mohamed Rikaz   -    Accredited Financial Analyst   

55. Mohammed Shameer Shuaibdeen Nizam   -    Accredited Financial Analyst  

56. Mohamed Jabir Mohamed Fazly    -      Master Financial Controller            

57. Safiullah Rashath Ahamed    -     Chartered Human Resources Analyst          

58. Tuan Taarik Booso   -   Master Fintech Designate   

59. Ketharagowri Srirangan   -   Master Project Manager  

60. Zain Mohamed Sihab Aakil Sabri   -    Master Project Manager  

61. Mohamed Basheer Mohamed Shafraz  -   Accredited Financial Analyst      

62. Do Van Long   -   Master Fintech Professional   

63. Mirna Sleiman   -    Master Fintech Professional   

64. Rasika Senarathna  -   Certified Human Resources Business Partner   

65. Takeshi Kito  -   Master Fintech Professional   

66. Safiullah Rashath Ahamed -  Master Management Consultant   

67. Thanushan Vethanathan  -  Master Management Consultant    
68. Don John Dinuk Madawela  -  Master Treasury Professional   


69. Taarik Booso  -  Master Fintech Designate   

70. Mohamed Irshad Jabir  -  Master Fintech Associate  

71. Don John Dinuk Madawela  -  Chartered Asset Manager   


72. Vimalanathan Basil Kulanathan  -  Master Financial Planner  

73. Sanmugathasan Prasanthan  -  Certified Business Consultant   

74. Samila Fernando  -  Master Management Consultant   

75. Jeevan Gnanam  -  Master Fintech Professional  

76. Samila Fernando  -  Certified WealthTech Professional  

77. Heeralu Mohottalalage Randika Shaymanie Wimalarathne  -  Master Management Consultant  

78. Imbule Gamaralalage Dilanjalee Dilrukshi Siriwardhana  -  Master Financial Planner  

79. Hiruni Navarathne  -  Certified Strategic HR  

80. Shan Jeremy Xavier  -  Accredited Supply Chain Professional      

81. Amintha Sugath De Silva  -  Certified Digital Finance Professional  

82. Sanmugathasan Prasanthan  -  Certified eCommerce Consultant  

83. Tuan Taarik Booso  -  Master Shipping and Logistics Professional    

84. Anurudda Withanarachchi  -  Certified Shipping and Logistics Professional  

85. Duminda Prasad De Silva  -  Master Management Consultant   

86. Thurairajah Prashanthan  -  Master Training and Development  

87. Liudas Kanapienis  -  Master Fintech Professional  

88. Don John Dinuk Madawela  -  Certified in Financial Crimes     


89. Matthew Olivier - Fellow   

90. Gerard S. Rao  - Fellow  

91. Bridget Kelly - Fellow 

92. Wasantha Jayasinghe  -  Certified Governance, Risk Management and Compliance Specialist  

93. Sheneli Narangamuwa  -  Registered Business Analyst  

94. Karuppiah Ramakrishnan  -  Master Project Manager

95. Nadesan Navaseelan  -  Certified FinTech Professional

96. Ratnam Srikanth  -  Certified Business Development Consultant 

97. Vijaya Jeya Prakash  -  Master IT Projects Consultant
98. Isuru Viraj Kumarage  -  Certified Risk Analyst

99. Sopnendu Mohanty  -  Master FinTech and Regulatory Innovation Professional

100. Takeshi Kito  -  Certified in FinTech Law and Policy
101. Chia Hock Lai  -  Chartered FinTech Professional

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• Conferences - The GAFM ® Official Approved Annual Conferences are  TOP Global Conference on International Money, Tax, and Market Issues. Events

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Membership Growth - This year GAFM ® expects to grow our membership by another 8000 new members in Asia, Middle-East, Africa, India, and Europe. In percentage growth terms, this makes us the fastest growing graduate professional standards body in the world that promotes ACBSP Business School Accreditation Standards.

Greater Cosultative status with regulators and official bodies -In the last few  years, GAFM ® has worked hard to establish relationships with leading bodies such as the TUV Accreditation Body, CHEA Council of Higher Education, ISO 29990 Certification, ACBSP Accreditation Council of Business schools and Programs, UAE Securities and Exchange, United Nations,  Indonesia BNSP Authority, Qatar Financial Centre, Capital Markets Authority, Monetary Authority of Singapore, US Dept of Labor, the Labor Department of the Chinese government and many others

Improved Networking opportunities - GAFM ® continues to conduct e-Networking Events for our members in Dubai, Kuwait, Hong Kong, China, Singapore and elsewhere to provide opportunities for members to meet, collaborate, find job opportunities, negotiate deals and network.

Improved Member Services - This year has seen the launch of new digital member toolkits for certified professionals, improved online platform for members to download articles and publications, the launch e-newsletters and collaboration with job search firms for connecting members to career opportunities.

Moving Further Fast - GAFM ® continues to grow our network of accredited providers or partners. New chapters have or are been launched in Italy, UK, Greece, Egypt, China and India

More than 150 countries – Members in 150+ countries, and articulation agreements with accreditation agencies and 800+ business schools globally make us one of the broadest connected new professional associations in the world.

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