New association for insurance fraternity
The insurance fraternity formed the Association of Chartered
Insurance Professionals for the Chartered Qualified Associate and Fellow
Members of the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) of London at the Sri
Lanka Insurance Institute last week. Insurance industry professionals
were also present.
Deputy Chairman, Senaratne Insurance Brokers, Ainsley Alles was
appointed as its first President with other insurance professionals as
office-bearers and council members.
Nihal Senaratne of Senaratne Insurance Brokers (Vice President),
Lasitha Wimalaratne of Asian Alliance Life (Secretary General), Jeevani
Kariyawasam of People's Insurance (Assistant Secretary), Prasanth
Fernando of HNB Assurance Life (Treasurer), Sithumina Jayasundara of HNB
Assurance General (Assistant Treasurer), Iroshini Tittagala of Union
Assurance (Membership Secretary).
Malika Wijeratne of Mercantile Insurance Brokers, Shani Ranasinghe of
Janashakthi Insurance, Shelton Seneviratne of Allianz Life Insurance,
Chaminda Athauda of Sri Lanka Insurance and Prasanna Welagedara of P&A
Insurance Brokers, were appointed as council members.
Alles said the primary objectives of the association are to provide a
forum for discussion of matters of professional and academic interest in
the field of insurance and undertake study and research on areas
impacting the insurance industry.
And also to promote and safeguard the common interests of the
profession with the stakeholders, foster the participation by the
members in matters of national interest relating to the profession and
promote such interest by cooperating with governmental and
non-Governmental organisations, to organise and arrange training
programs, lectures, seminars, workshops in the field of insurance and
allied subjects for its members including CPD programs, to promote
fellowship and understanding among members of the Association.