• Madhura V. De Silva
Madhura V. De Silva, Executive Director - Advisory Services

Madhura V. De Silva

Executive Director - Advisory Services

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

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Executive Summary

Madhura is an Executive Director attached to the advisory services of the firm. His career spans over 18 years where he has been extensively involved in providing advisory and assurance services to multi-nationals and diversified conglomerates during his tenure in PwC and in KPMG. He worked as the Director in the Consulting division of PwC for more than 10 years. He accounts for a vast amount of experience in consulting and in commercial organizations. He served in commercial organizations as the Director-General/Chief Executive Officer of Laksala, Virtual CFO for an Australian company, Director in an IT systems provider, the Group Internal Auditor in a leading apparel manufacturing organization.

During his tenure in PwC, he was involved in business strategy reviews, process transformations, governance risk and compliance reviews, ITGC reviews in telecommunication, oil and gas, retail, FMCG, manufacturing, plantation, financial services, IT/ISP, and education.

He has helped organizations by; transforming them into marketing oriented companies, implementing growth strategies, implementing demand-based ordering; strengthening  finance function and treasury processes, implementing KPIs, preparing activity-based budgets, cashflow forecasts, negotiating credit facilities and rescheduling of loans, restructuring of balance sheets and operations, driving system migration and  reimplementation of ERP systems, strengthening of ERM and risk assurance functions.

He was a named international consultant for World Bank, ADB and Global Fund and conducted business process reengineering and capacity development work for state-owned enterprises. He was the acting team leader for the Global Fund Project implemented by PwC.

He was a key presenter for the capacity building of Small and Medium Audit Practitioners workshop, conducted IFRS Public presentations, Trainer- methodology for PwC Sri Lanka and Maldives staff, Visiting lecturer-Master of Public Administration conducted by the Colombo University.

He has received training on International Standards on Auditing and PwC audit software in New Delhi, Phuket, Sydney, Vietnam and Malaysia, training on web-based finance module in Singapore, training on Fiduciary reviews in Cape Town and Bangkok, training on establishing learning and development in Athens, training on Digital Finance and data analytics in Chicago.

 

Areas of Expertise

  • Finance and Risk Management Specialist
  • Enterprise and Operations Risk Management Specialist
  • Corporate Treasury Practitioner

 

Qualifications and Certifications

  • ACA
  • Reading for Master of Science in Marketing and Business Strategy