Mr. Nishan Fernando

  • Fellow Member, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka)
  • Associate Member, Chartered Institute of Management Accountants of United Kingdom
  • Passed Finalist, Association of Certified Management Accountants of Australia
  • Master of Business Administration from Postgraduate Institute of Management, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka
  • Graduate from the Sri Lanka Institute of Directors
  • IFRS trainer, trained by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and expertise in IFRSs
  • Technical Advisor of South Asian Federation of Accountants (Period 2001 – 2005)
  • President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (Period 2008 – 2009)
  • Vice president of Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (Period 2006 – 2007)
  • Commissioner of Securities and Exchange Commission of Sri Lanka (2008 – 2009)
  • Managing Director – Consulting and Senior Technical Advisor and IFRS Country Leader of BDO Sri Lanka and Maldives
  • Chairman of First Capital Holdings PLC and Subsidiaries
  • Chairman of the IFRS Implementation and Interpretation Committee of Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (Since 2014)
  • Chairman of the Research Committee of Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (Since 2017)
  • Chairman of Accounting Standards Committee of Sri Lanka (Period 2009 – 2013) and a Member of the Sri Lanka Accounting Standards Committee since 2005.
  • Chairman of Urgent Issues Task Force of CA Sri Lanka (Period 2002 – 2007)
  • Chairman of Professional Conduct and Ethics Committee of CA Sri Lanka (2008 -2009)
  • Chairman of Annual Reports and Awards Committee of CA Sri Lanka (2005 - 2006)
  • Chairman of Education Committee of CA Sri Lanka (2000 – 2003)
  • Chairman of Curriculum Development Task Force of CA Sri Lanka (2010)
  • Chairman of Centre of Excellence for Standards and Quality of South Asian Federation of Accountants (Period 2006 – 2008)
  • Member of the Professional Conduct and Ethics Committee (Since 2008)
  • Member of the Corporate Governance Committee (Since 2016)
  • Member of the International Accounting Education Standards Board of IFAC (Period 2007 – 2009)
  • Member of Consultative Advisory Group of International Accounting Education Standards Board of IFAC (Period 2013 – 2019)
  • Member of Board / Assembly of South Asian Federation of Accountants (Period 2006 – 2009)
  • Member of Sri Lanka Accounting and Auditing Standards Monitoring Board (Period 2007 – 2011)
  • Member of Urgent Issues Task Force of CA Sri Lanka (Period 1998 – 2013)
  • Member of the Council of Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (Period 2000 – 2011)
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Vice-Chair, AOSSG ( 2019-2021 )