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  • Buddhi Pathiraja
Buddhi Pathiraja, Associate Director - Corporate Finance and Advisory

Buddhi Pathiraja

Associate Director - Corporate Finance and Advisory

Tel: +94-11-2421878-79-70

Fax: +94-11-2336064



Buddhi is the Associate Director – Corporate Finance and Advisory of BDO, Sri Lanka. She has extensive experience in the Audit, Tax and Consultancy Sectors including business restructuring, valuations, due diligences and  strategic planning. Buddhi has over 15 years of experience in the field of business re-structuring  and corporate finance and advisory having worked at private banking and auditing sectors.

Buddhi started her career at HSBC as a Banking Assistant where she worked in many different departments and she also worked at Ratnayake T. A. & Company where she underwent an extensive training as an audit trainee. She was a part of the IFRS advisory team of BDO and handled IFRS convergence projects for many affluent clients in industries such as banking and finance, manufacturing, BPO, plantation, leisure and apparel sectors. She was the consultant for workshops on Financial Report writing for KC 5 students at the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka since 2018.

Most recent assignments carried out by Buddhi includes government as well as private sector institutions spanning banking and finance, manufacturing, service, power and energy, construction, trading, information technology and healthcare sectors. She also won the Best Paper Presenter award at the Student Conference held in Kolkata for CA Students from Asian countries (2013) and Won the World Top Paper Prize for Corporate Finance at the Final Level exams conducted by ABE UK (2002). She was the winner at CA Best Speaker competition in 2018 and first runner-up at AAT Best Speaker Competition in 2018.

She has been involved in many committees at the Association of Accounting Technicians including Member- ship Committee, Seminars and Conference Committee and Member Benevolent Committee since 2016.


Professional Affiliations

  • Fellow Member of Association of Chartered Certified Accountants – UK
  • Associate Member of the Association of Business Executives - UK
  • Fellow Member  of  Association of Accounting Technicians - SL


Areas of Expertise

  • Feasibility Study
  • Strategic Planning
  • Valuations & Due Diligence
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • IFRS Advisory


Qualifications and Certifications

  • FCCA (UK) 
  • MABE (UK)
  • FMAAT (SL)
  • BSc. In Applied Accounting – Oxford Brookes University UK