Deputy Chairman & Co-Founder

Sharad Amalean, along with his brothers, fuelled the entrepreneurial flame to establish MAS. He brought financial pragmatism and his extensive domain knowledge in finance to the fore, formulating and implementing MAS’ strategy. A student of Royal College, Colombo, Sharad completed his Executive Education at Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. A disruptor and an advocate of change, Sharad excels at managing people and resources, and is known for his unique style of coaching and listening.

Having served as the CEO of MAS Holdings, Sharad has now transitioned to a new phase of his corporate journey overlooking strategic investments and the diversification activities of the organization. As a formidable negotiator, strategist and holistic thinker, Sharad plays a key role in developing partnerships with global industry leaders and is known for his persistence and his ability to foresee opportunity.

Sharad is a key driving force in the Sri Lankan Apparel & Textile Industry. During his tenure as Chairman of the Joint Apparel Association Forum; the apex body of the Sri Lankan Apparel industry, Sharad was instrumental in promoting the transition of the industry to the Digital marketplace and enhancing collaboration with regional and global partners. He currently serves as a member of the Presidential Task Force on Economic Revival & Poverty Eradication.