Mr Azzam A. Ahamat was appointed as a Non-Executive Non-Independent Director of People’s Insurance PLC with effect from February 23, 2023. He serves also on the Boards of People’s Leasing & Finance PLC and Lankan Alliance Finance Limited in the capacity of a Non-Executive Non-Independent Director.
Mr. Ahamat is currently the Head of Finance at People’s Bank, a role held since 2017, and possess over two decades of experience across strategic financial management, alternate investments, and risk – both locally and internationally. His prior employers include some of the largest multinational professional service firms and other Tier I service providers across a multitude of sectors. He is a Fellow Member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (UK), a Fellow Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (UK) and a Fellow Member of the Institute of Certified Management Accountants of Sri Lanka. He is also a Certified Practicing Accountant (Aust.), a Certified Member of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (UK), the Chartered Institute of Credit Management (UK) and a Technical Specialist of the Institute of Risk Management (UK).