Mr. K. Ramathas

Mr. K Ramathas is from
University of Peradeniya B.Sc. Engineering Hons Electricals and Electronics
Fellow Member of British Computer Society (FBCS)
Member of Institute of Engineering and technology UK (MIET)
Chartered Engineer in Information System Engineering awarded by the Council of Engineering Institution of UK (CEng.)
Fellow Member of Chartered Institute of Management Accountants UK (FCMA)
Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA)
Chartered IT Practitioner (CITP)

Mr. K. Ramathas is one of the pioneers in ICT in Sri Lanka has more than 35 years of experience in business application development & implementation and marketing. He was the Founder of the British Computer Society Sri Lankan Section. Further, he created most of the course materials for the curriculum jointly developed with UN-ILO and lectured in the first course delivered to the trainers of National Institute of Business Management (NIBM), Diploma in Computer Systems Design, the only Computer Educational facility, in 1981.

He was heading software division of DMS group of companies for 25 years from inception and has been responsible for all Software Projects handled by the Company in Sri Lanka, Oman, Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Bahrain, Beirut and Bangladesh. Some of the Systems were banking both western and Sharia core banking systems, and some were Bi-lingual i.e English and Arabic.

Major Banking projects include core banking system to Citibank Colombo, American Express bank Colombo and Lebanon, Indian Bank, National Credit & Commerce Bank in Bangladesh and Amana Investment PLC.

Commercial projects include Dubai Duty Free Shopping complex, Financials for Sultan of Abu Dhabi, Aitken Spence, Reckit and Colman, Unilevers Tea division, Van Rees, MSH packaging Industries Ltd, George Steuarts Group, Maclarens Group, Mason Mixtures, and Majority of the Tea Exporters of Sri Lanka.

Government projects included very first computerisation of Registration of Motor Traffic vehicle registration. He was involved in the business process re-engineering including the redesign of application forms & registration certificates during the year 1985-1990.

He was the Publication Secretary of the Computer Society of Sri Lanka in 1988, President of the Software Industry Association SLASI in 1994, Secretary of the British Computer Secretary Sri Lanka section during the time from 1995 to 2003, Chairman of Sri Lanka ICT Association SLICTA in 2005, Chairman of British Computer Society Sri Lanka Section during 2004-2006.