Janek Jayasekara is a Director and Group Chief Operating Officer of the Akbar Brothers Group of Companies. He is a Senior Management Professional and Chartered Accountant by profession with over two decades of experience. Janek is also a Director at Sunshine Healthcare Lanka Ltd and its Subsidiaries.
He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Colombo, and a Master of Science Degree in Accountancy and Finance from the UK, a Fellow Member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants UK, an Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka, a Fellow Member of the Certified Practicing Accountants of Australia and an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing, UK.
Janek has worked at Ernst & Young, John Keells Group, the Richard Pieris Group, Standard Chartered Bank and Al Rajhi Bank covering multiple sectors such Banking, Financial Services & Audit, Manufacturing, Transportation & Logistics, Retail & Distribution, Food & Beverage, Leisure, Exports, and Construction having worked in both global and local institutions which are leaders in their respective sectors.
He serves as Chairman, Audit Committee and is a member of the Policy Committee of the International Chamber of Commerce, Sri Lanka Further he serves as the Honorary Treasurer of the Alumni Association of the University of Colombo, a Mentor for the Members of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants–UK, among other honorary appointments.