Board of Directors

Mr. Daminda Karunarathne
(President/CEO)

With a visionary outlook, Mr. Daminda Karunarathne, our Founding Chairman who based in Singapore provides strategic leadership to a conglomerate who has over 15 years of teaching, counseling, Logistics Mgmt & Hospitality, administration and Business Development. A graduate from the Curtin University of Technology Australia, Singapore Institute of Materials Management and Ceylon Hotel School & School of Tourism.

He is the Business Development Director (South & Central Asia) of Beacon International College, Singapore, one of the leading education providers in Singapore.

Also was a board member of Global Institute of Leadership & Management, Empire Training and Technologies and Empire management Consultancy in Singapore.

Ms. Teena Sharma
(Managing Director- India/Singapore)

A graduate from a prestigious New York Film academy, The International School of fashion Designing and King Fisher Training Academy. A dynamic, creative and innovative event organizer of multiple companies committed to enabling people to achieve been. She has managed to successfully accomplish many fashion related projects occasionally which have turn helped hone her creative design skills and helped to create unique products. Her exposure to wider spectrum of fashion industry has personally helped her grow as a creative artist and positively contributed to the fashion design houses that she has been working for.

Mr. Jagath Kanahara
(Managing Director- Australia/New Zealand)

Mr. Jagath Kanahara holds a Bcom degree from the University of Sri Lanka (Peradeniya). He is one of the founding directors of Deon International. He has many years of experience in varied fields. He was a chairman of Kanahara plantations, also Board member of many companies, and have many years of Finance and auditing experience with Connex Melbourne, Australia.

Mr. R.A Sampath
(Group Finance & HR Director)

Mr. Sampath is an Associate member of CA Sri Lanka and has a Business Management Accountancy Special degree from the University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka. He also holds MBA from University of Colombo. He counts over 14 years' experience in the fields of Accounting, Auditing, Risk Management, General Management and Administration. During his 14 years carrier journey he held senior positions in large conglomerates in Maldive Islands and Fiji Islands and has worked with many multi nationals. And also he is a lecturer in Accountancy for many professional exams including CMA, CPM and AAT. Moreover he has also served as a consultant in the educational services industry for many years.

Mr. Aldo Fernandez
(Managing Director - The Philippines)

Mr. Aldo began working at a young age. with extensive experience in the customer service industry, government sector and several academic accomplishments, graduating from some of the Philippines top universities, he was also admitted into the International Law program mandated by the UN. Mr. Aldo then pursued a career overseas and henceforth has come this way back to the Philippines with various knowledge and experience gained from work and leisure trips to Americas, Europe, Middle East and Asia Pacific.

Gaining vast experience in several fields including HRM, recruitment, training, organizational development, sales and marketing, advertising and promotions, administration management, education and business consultation, Mr. Aldo rose up the ranks in many of the companies he has worked with.

Mr. Edison Khoo
(Business Development Director - Malaysia & Singapore)

Mr. Edisson Khoo has joined the group in 2015. He is a graduate in Design from Beacon International College Singapore, who also has a handful of experience in International Education and Global Studies since 2013. He was coordinated many Design shows, education exhibitions in Singapore and Malaysia during the last few years. successfully recruited number of International students through his vast network. He will be the key person to expand Deon International's operations in South East Asia by early 2017.