The International Chamber of Commerce Sri Lanka (ICCSL) Policy and Advocacy Committee chaired by Chandra Schaffter met recently to discuss initiatives the committee would address on a national platform.
The Committee members, who are all business leaders in Sri Lanka will engage with the Government and address challenges faces by the business community.
The mandate of the committee includes using the Chamber platform to be a watchdog and proactively identify issues to advocate on behalf of members, to be a voice to be heard on national issues, i.e. pursue discussions with Government officials on national issues of interest to the Chamber and its members, foster good Government relations, i.e. maintain influential relations with officials at the local, state and national levels and collaborate on a regional basis with ICC chambers and other business chambers on common issues of national interest.
People’s Bank General Manager/CEO Vasantha Kumar, A Baur Manager Director/CEO Rolf Blaser, Standard Chartered Bank Chief Executive Officer Bingumal Thewarathanthri, ICC Sri Lanka Secretary Shanil Fernando, 99X Technologies CEO/Co-Founder Mano Sekaram, Candor Holdings Group Director Ravi Abeysuriya, Commercial Bank Chief Executive Officer S. Renganathan, Ambeon Holdings Group Managing Director/CEO Murali Prakash, Richardson Projects Director/CEO Kishaan Kanagisvaran, Sunshine Holdings Group Managing Director Vish Govindasamy, KPMG in Sri Lanka Partner Reyaz Mehular, Diesel & Motor Engineering Group Chief Executive Officer Ranjith Pandithage, Aitken Spence PLC Managing Director Dr. Rohan Fernando and ICCSL Representative to International Court of Arbitration Dr. Harsha Cabral are a few of the members involved in this committee.