Dinesh Dharmadasa

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Background

Dinesh Dharmadasa serves in the executive committee of the Ceylon Tobacco Company PLC (CTC) as the Legal and External Affairs Director since 2014 (Image 1).[1][2]

Image 1: Photograph of Dinesh Dharmadasa from the CTC website [2]

As reported in his LinkedIn profile, he was educated at The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)[3]

Tobacco Industry Employment History

Dharmadasa joined British American Tobacco (BAT) in 1990 and held the following posts as of September 2018:[3]

  • Department Manager in Corporate and Finance work group[4]
  • Corporate and Regulatory Affairs Director[3]
  • Company Secretary[5]
  • Secretary - Corporate Social Investment (CSI) Steering committee[6]
  • Secretary - Outreach Projects (Guarantee) Limited, the affiliated company to carry out of CTC (Image 2).[7][8]
Image 2: Dinesh Dharmadasa with the Outreach project staff [9]

Positions held in other Organizations

  • Chief Articles Editor, UCLA Journal of International Law and Foreign Affairs (2017- 2018) [10]
  • Chairman, Industrial Association of Sri Lanka (IASL) (2016 – 2017) (Image 3) [11] [12] [13] [14] IASL is a partner of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce.[15]
Image 3: Dinesh Dharmadasa with Minister Rishard Bathiudeen at 26th IASL AGM in September 2016 [16]

Some examples on projects and events he participated up to September 2018 which involved policy makers and political leaders in Sri Lanka are mentioned below. Please click on the images for an enlarged view.

Tobacco Unmasked Resources

Notes

  1. Investing.com, Ceylon Tobacco Company (CTC), undated, accessed August 2018
  2. 2.0 2.1 Ceylon Tobacco Company PLC, The Executive Committee, Ceylon Tobacco Company, 2018, accessed August 2018
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Dinesh Dharmadasa, Dinesh Dharmadasa, LinkedIn, accessed May 2018
  4. Piroshini Trikawalagoda, Ceylon Tobacco Company Limited. Records Management - Revised Work Schedules (10 Nos): Sri Lanka, Truth Tobacco Industry Documents, British American Tobacco Records, Bates No: 322218300-322218311, 23rd March 1998, accessed August 2018
  5. Ceylon Tobacco Company PLC, Annual Report 2014, 2015, accessed August 2018
  6. Ceylon Tobacco Company PLC, Annual Report 2017, 2018, Accessed August 2018
  7. Ceylon Tobacco Company PLC, Annual Report 2016, 2017, accessed August 2018
  8. Ceylon Tobacco Company PLC, Annual Report 2012, 2013, accessed August 2018
  9. Daily FT, From poverty to self-sufficiency SADP celebrates decade of rural empowerment, 20 June 2016, Accessed August 2018
  10. UCLA Law, Membership, Journal of International Law and Foreign Affairs, undated, accessed August 2018
  11. Daily FT, IASL appoints new office bearers at 25th AGM, 22 September 2016, accessed August 2018
  12. Daily News, Dinesh Dharmadasa heads IASL 2016/2017, 15 September 2016, accessed August 2018
  13. The Island, IASL appoints new office bearers at 25th annual general meeting, 14 September 2016, Accessed August 2018
  14. Mirror Business, IASL appoints new office bearers at 25th AGM, 15 September 2016, Accessed August 2018
  15. The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce, Annual Report 2017/18, undated, Accessed August 2018
  16. Lanka Business Online, Sri Lanka’s Anti-Dumping Law cleared for Parliament, 29 September 2017, Accessed August 2018
  17. flickr, IASL AGM 2011, undated, Accessed August 2018
  18. CGMA EDGE, The Regional eNewsletter for CIMA members and students based in Middle East, South Asia and North Africa, January - April 2016, Accessed August 2018,
  19. Na Sevana Community Development Project, Na Sevana Community Development Project, undated, Accessed August 2018
  20. The Premier Forum for business in Sri Lanka, Chamber Committee, undated, Accessed August 201
  21. ICC Sri Lanka, members, undated, accessed August 2018
  22. Ministry of Defense and urban Development, ‘Api Wenuwen Api’ cafeteria opens for public, 5 November 2012, Accessed August 2018
  23. Daily News, Agri Minister visits SADP, 17 May 2013, Accessed August 2018
  24. Daily News, CSR Flagship’s Initiative ‘SADP Poloa’, 18 June 2013, Accessed August 2018
  25. Pressreader, SADP’s Sooriyawewa Model Farm imparts agricultural best practices, 10 January 2014, Accessed August 2018
  26. Pressreader, CTC assistance for new police station in Weeraketiya, 4 July 2014, Accessed August 2018
  27. Daily News, President opens “Maithri Sevana” Holiday Resort, 5 January 2016, Accessed August 2018
  28. Daily Mirror, Ceylon Tobacco Company donates relief aid to Matara flood victims, 19 June 2017, Accessed August 2018