Our People

Education and Qualifications

Fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka

B Sc. Accountancy and Financial Management Special (2nd upper) Degree at University of Sri Jayewardenepura

Member of CPA Australia

MBA ( Finance ) University of Sydney

Basnayake was a former Branch Manger of KPMG Kandy Branch,Re-joined as the Director of KPMG in 2018. He has completed successful carrier in abroad for more than a decade, while servicing various clients in North America and Australia.He had been with the Kandy Branch 12 years go and during that time he served as Branch manager for a wide variety of clientele ranging from financial, educational, manufacturing, agricultural, hospitality, services and non-governmental organization.He specializes in Financial Institutions and fund management with expert knowledge to record and analyst the complex financial instruments ,securities and derivatives.

Education and Qualifications

LL.B (Hons.) -University of Colombo

Attorney-at-Law –Supreme Court of Sri Lanka

Registered Company Secretary and Commissioner for Oaths

ATII –Sri Lanka Institute of Taxation

CA (Partly qualified)Education and Qualifications

Heshani is an Assistant Manager with more than 4 years of experience at KPMG having been a part of a number of engagements in Tax and regulatory services for local and international clients. She is a Graduate in Bachelor of Laws (Hons) from the University of Colombo, and was called to the Bar as an Attorney-at-Law in2015. Advised many clients on inbound investments to Sri Lanka including international tax structuring and making avail of double tax treaty benefits. Providing advice and guidance in relation to implementing large scale investment projects and strategic development projects Her experience in tax compliance engagements includes overlooking tax compliance assignments for numerous client organizations in the areas of Consumer Markets, Financial Services and Information, Communication and Entertainment Segments. Advised a multitude of KPMG clients on corporate and individual income tax, indirect taxes including VAT, NBT, ESC. Tax experience includes advising clients on international cross border tax planning, inbound and outbound investments in the context of treaties for relief from double taxation and transfer pricing regulations. Corporate and individual income tax compliance, International & domestic tax structuring, International & domestic tax advisory, Inbound investment and product structuring.