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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. Amintha Sugath De Silva  -  Master Training and Development   

11. Thilina Samarasinghe  -  Certified Marketing Analyst   

12. Muhammed Badurdeen Muhammed Nawaz - Master Financial Planner   

13. Mohamed Zaid Nooramith - Chartered Wealth Manager   

14.  Tissa Jayaweera - Master Financial Planner  

15. Chia Hock Lai - Master Financial Planner  

16. Suranga Mendis - Master Financial Planner  

17. Anthony Dexter Fernando - Certified Education Planning Specialist  

18. Muhammed Badurdeen Muhammed Nawaz - Accredited Financial Counselor  

19. Sujeewa Kannangara - Accredited Management Accountant  

20. Mohamed Niyas Mohamed Mafas - Master Professional Auditor  

21. Omar Sheriff - Certified International Project Manager  

22. Jabir Mohamed Irshad - Master Professional Auditor  

23. Sumedha Mirihana  -   Master Training and Development  

24. Sumith Samaraweera - Master Project Manager        

25. Dilshan Lankathilaka -  Master Training & Development  

26. Noorul Faheer Mohamed Faswan - Accredited Financial Analyst   

27. Ahamed Bishrul Hamdhi Nizam - Certified Marketing Analyst   

28. Mohamed Jabir Mohamed Irshad - Certified International Tax Analyst   

29. Mohamed Rizky Hameed - Certified Marketing Analyst  

30. Malinda Jayamal Fernando  -  Certified Business Strategist                   

31. Abdullah Mohsin Al Saqqaf - Master Financial Planner   

32. K. Saminda Weerasena - Master Training and Development   

33. Kandiah Janarthanan - Master Executive Coaching   

34. Jayasanka B. Kotuwella   - Master Training and Development   

35. Muhammed Salman - Master Financial Planner   

36. Sulaima Lebbe Riyas - Chartered Economist    



37. Shihab Zareem    -   Accredited Financial Analyst   

38. Rumy Fuard     -    Certified Business Strategist   

39. Abdul Cader Mohamed Muhannad    -    Certified Business Strategist   

40. Shihab Zareem     -     Master International Financial Analyst  

41. Taarik Booso    -    Certificate Marketing Analyst   

42. Mohamed Jabir Mohamed Irshad    -    Charted Business Strategist   

43. Julia Shao    -    Master Project Manager   

44. William Zhu   -   Master Blockchain Professional                            

45. Anuruddha Withanarachchi   -   Certified Marketing Analyst   

46. Shihab Zareem  -   Fintech Professional Designate  

47. Tuan Taarik Booso   -    Fintech Professional Designate  

48. Omar Sherrif   -    Fintech Professional Designate  

49. Shihab Zareem    -    Chartered Business Strategist   

50. Douglas W. Arner   -   Master Fintech Professional   

51. Anuruddha Withanarachchi   -   Fintech Professional Designate   

52. Mohamed Faroon Hamim    -     Fintech Professional Designate   

53. Mohamed Rifai Mohamed Rikaz   -    Accredited Financial Analyst   

54. Mohammed Shameer Shuaibdeen Nizam   -    Accredited Financial Analyst  

55. Mohamed Jabir Mohamed Fazly    -      Master Financial Controller            

56. Safiullah Rashath Ahamed    -     Chartered Human Resources Analyst          

57. Tuan Taarik Booso   -   Master Fintech Designate   

58. Ketharagowri Srirangan   -   Master Project Manager  

59. Zain Mohamed Sihab Aakil Sabri   -    Master Project Manager  

60. Mohamed Basheer Mohamed Shafraz  -   Accredited Financial Analyst      

61. Do Van Long   -   Master Fintech Professional   

62. Mirna Sleiman   -    Master Fintech Professional   

63. Rasika Senarathna  -   Certified Human Resources Business Partner   

64. Takeshi Kito  -   Master Fintech Professional   

65. Safiullah Rashath Ahamed -  Master Management Consultant   

66. Thanushan Vethanathan  -  Master Management Consultant    

67. Don John Dinuk Madawela  -  Master Treasury Professional   



68. Mohamed Irshad Jabir  -  Master Fintech Associate  

69. Don John Dinuk Madawela  -  Chartered Asset Manager   



70. Vimalanathan Basil Kulanathan  -  Master Financial Planner  

71. Sanmugathasan Prasanthan  -  Certified Business Consultant   

72. Samila Fernando  -  Master Management Consultant   

73. Jeevan Gnanam  -  Master Fintech Professional  

74. Samila Fernando  -  Certified WealthTech Professional  

75. Heeralu Mohottalalage Randika Shaymanie Wimalarathne  -  Master Management Consultant  

76. Imbule Gamaralalage Dilanjalee Dilrukshi Siriwardhana  -  Master Financial Planner  

77. Hiruni Navarathne  -  Certified Strategic HR  

78. Shan Jeremy Xavier  -  Accredited Supply Chain Professional      

79. Amintha Sugath De Silva  -  Certified Digital Finance Professional  

80. Sanmugathasan Prasanthan  -  Certified eCommerce Consultant  

81. Tuan Taarik Booso  -  Master Shipping and Logistics Professional    

82. Anurudda Withanarachchi  -  Certified Shipping and Logistics Professional  

83. Duminda Prasad De Silva  -  Master Management Consultant   

84. Thurairajah Prashanthan  -  Master Training and Development  

85. Liudas Kanapienis  -  Master Fintech Professional  

86. Don John Dinuk Madawela  -  Certified in Financial Crimes     



87. Matthew Olivier - Fellow   

88. Gerard S. Rao  - Fellow  

89. Bridget Kelly - Fellow 

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

91. Sheneli Narangamuwa  -  Registered Business Analyst  

92. Karuppiah Ramakrishnan  -  Master Project Manager

93. Nadesan Navaseelan  -  Certified FinTech Professional

94. Ratnam Srikanth  -  Certified Business Development Consultant 

95. Vijaya Jeya Prakash  -  Master IT Projects Consultant

96. Isuru Viraj Kumarage  -  Certified Risk Analyst

97. Sopnendu Mohanty  -  Master FinTech and Regulatory Innovation Professional

98. Takeshi Kito  -  Certified in FinTech Law and Policy

99. Chia Hock Lai  -  Chartered FinTech Professional




100. Petula Wijesinghe - Certified Digital Communications and Media Professional 

101. Hithesh Fernando - Certified FinTech Professional

102. Omar Sahib - Master FinTech Professional

103. Tharcicius Jude Flavian - Master Strategic Development Management 

104. Kalana Meneripitiya - Certified FinTech Professional

105. Zarshad Farook  -  Master FinTech Professional

106. Hiruni Navarathne  -  Fellow

107. Heeralu Mohottalalage Randika Shaymanie Wimalarathne  -  Fellow 

108. Sanmugathasan Prasanthan  -  Fellow

109. Suranga Mendis - Fellow

110. Azmath Jahn - Fellow 

111. Azaam Marikar  -  Fellow 

112. Thirupathi Krishnasegaran Mohanatheesan - Fellow

113. Ajanthiny Ponnambalam   -   Fellow 

114. Fathima Rushda Najabuddeen    -   Fellow

115. Asanka Athapattu  -  Fellow

116. R M J B Kotuwella  -  Fellow

117. Amintha De Silva  -  Fellow

118. Lakmal Ferdinandez - Master Business Development and Home Financing Specialist

119. Saqr Ereiqat - Chartered Crypto Wealth Manager  

120. Amintha Sugath De Silva - Master Human Resource Professional 

121. Damien Chinnappah - Master FinTech Professional 

122. Reuben Lim - Master FinTech Professional 

123. Sonny Mohanty - Master Blockchain Professional 

124. Isabelle Sumarli - Certified FinTech Professional 

125. Samila Fernando - Master LendTech Professional

126. Muhammad Jameen Muhammad Shuaib - Master Financial Planner 

127. Mohammed Irfan Isadeen - Master Management Consultant 



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• Promotions and Job Security - Protect your job by achieving recognition from: an independent, vendor neutral, recognized and global authority

• Digital Relations - Enhance your digital resume a key membership and industry recognized certification.

• Post Nominal Acronyms - You can add Designation after your name, and GAFM ® to your Resume, Degree or Professional Licenses & Improve your professional image and salary potential

• Publications - Request to Publish Research on our journal, publications, or website as a Certified Member.

• Outreach - Assist the Academy with its volunteer work with the United Nations, Accreditation Agencies, and Department of Labor.

• Continuing Ed - Obtain CPE continuing education easily from any of the 900+ Programs and Business schools that we recognize

• Exclusive Career Tools - Join our Global Members network and Career Tools

• Networking - Members in more than 150 Countries with Global Professional Membership and Articulation Alliances- Some of the oldest social networks in the world. LINKED in Group 959

• Alliances and Global Recognition - The GAFM ® Board has international alliances with Leading Associations in the Arab World, Asia, Africa, India, China, Asia, Singapore and more.

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

• Top Faculty from around the world are GAFM Members, Global Advisors and Fellows.

Membership Growth and Activity

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.

What can the Board of Standards and Global Academy do for you?

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When you complete a GAFM ® designation program, you get a post-nominal certification based on quality standards that you can use on your business card, resume, email signature and other personal collateral .

GAFM Consults with US, United Nations and Asia Governments.
Salary surveys of certified versus non-certified professionals show that certified membership can expect better pay or promotion opportunity or NOT getting laid off.  

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