Home / HR/ Nirmal De Silva recognised with ‘Business Leadership Award’

Nirmal De Silva recognised with ‘Business Leadership Award’

Comments / {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}} Views / Tuesday, 30 July 2019 00:36


Dr. Nirmal De Silva was recognised with the ‘Business Leadership Award’ at the Sri Lanka HR Leadership & Employer Branding Awards 2019 hosted by CHRO Asia and the World Federation of HR Professionals held on 17 July at the Taj Samudra Hotel in Colombo.

Dr. De Silva was recognised with this award for his passion, dedication and commitment towards mentoring and empowering women and youth, especially in the rural parts of the country. 

Dr. De Silva is a visionary business professional with close to two decades of ‘C Level’ experience in Asia Pacific Region where he has provided leadership to a number of Multi National and Fortune 500 companies. Over the last few years his focus has been on the real estate industry and start-ups. 

Dr. De Silva currently serves as the Co-Founder and CEO of Paramount Realty. He is also the Founder of TYNA Consulting which is a boutique consultancy focused on strategy, leadership management and transformational interventions particularly for SMEs and social enterprises. In addition Dr. De Silva serves on the boards of a number of companies in diverse industries such as agriculture, food and beverage, technology, handicrafts, education, real estate, facilities management, lifestyle services and consumer goods. Not only is he a well-respected thought leader, he is also a much sought after start up mentor, impact investor and public speaker. He is also an important influencer in shaping up the start -up and social enterprise eco-system in the country. Dr. De Silva is a pioneer member of the revolutionary ‘Ath Pavura’ (the world’s first ever reality TV program) which supports social enterprises through impact investments. 

In 2015, Dr. De Silva was recognised by the Government of Australia and was honoured with the Australian Alumni Excellence Award for Business Leadership. He also serves as the Chairman of the Independent Panel of Judges of the Prestigious PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards which is the region’s largest awards platform that recognises world class real estate.

Share This Article

Facebook Twitter


1. All comments will be moderated by the Daily FT Web Editor.

2. Comments that are abusive, obscene, incendiary, defamatory or irrelevant will not be published.

3. We may remove hyperlinks within comments.

4. Kindly use a genuine email ID and provide your name.

5. Spamming the comments section under different user names may result in being blacklisted.


Today's Columnists

The future of the UNP

Wednesday, 11 December 2019

Each time Ranil Wickremesinghe is faced with a threat to his leadership, he comes up with a band aid solution which either postpones his day of reckoning, and/or worsens the situation for the Party, creating internal chaos and bringing it down in the

Making BIMSTEC happen is the role of the business community too

Tuesday, 10 December 2019

Simply what is the use of a regional or global trading bloc if the citizens and businesses are not engaged in trade-related activities through such economic corporation? If not, then they become pure political instruments and talk shops for bureaucra

The important role of the new Power and Energy Secretary

Tuesday, 10 December 2019

New President Gotabaya Rajapaksa appointed new secretaries for the ministries. The most important ministry under the current situation is the Ministry of Power and Energy, now including CEB and the petroleum sector. The important position of the Sec

De-stigmatising sexuality education for gender equality – it is a right

Tuesday, 10 December 2019

International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, which fell on 25 November, started the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence. It is an annual international campaign that runs for 16 days until 10 December (Human Rights

Columnists More