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Dian Gomes and Dilith Jayaweera proposed to Public Services Commission

Dian Gomes and Dilith Jayaweera have been proposed to be appointed as the private sector representatives to the Public Services Commission today (24).

The Parliamentary Secretariat stated that the matter was under discussion within the Parliamentary Council.

A law graduate of the Colombo University and an Attorney-at-Law by profession, Dilith Jayaweera is a corporate leader and a prominent figure in the country’s advertising industry. Dilith Jayaweera set up Triad Advertising (Pvt) Limited in 1993. In 2011, he was named by the LMD Magazine as one of the ten ‘Business People of the Year’. In 2020, Dilith Jayaweera was among 100 corporate leaders named by the LMD on its A-list of businesspeople who continue to drive the engine of growth in Sri Lanka. He is the Chairman of George Steuart & Co., Sri Lanka’s oldest mercantile establishment and Derana, one of the largest media networks in Sri Lanka.

Dian Gomes was a Group Director of MAS Holdings (Pvt) Ltd and the Managing Director of the Group’s largest Business Division, MAS Intimates. A Fellow Member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (UK), the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (UK) and Certified Practicing Accountants (Australia), he received his Executive Education at Wharton, Ashridge and Harvard Business Schools. Dian was President of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (UK) – Sri Lanka Division in 2001/2002 and presently sits on the Boards of many private and government organizations.