Chairman / Managing Director
Dr. Daminda Upali is the founder, Managing Director/Chairman of Best Life Group of Companies since Inception. He counts over 22 Years of experience in the field of Insurance having worked in various capacities at Insurance companies and his leadership is proved successful in producing 12 Insurance Agents who were qualified for MDRT Status in 2016. In consideration of the contribution towards the business Excellence and Corporate Social responsibility Dr. Upali was selected for MASS LANKA Award and Peoples Award which are more recognized among various felicitations received during his journey. Further he has been awarded and felicitated with "Deshamanya Archarya & Kalakirthi Sri" for his immense commitments on serving the society as a socially responsible entrepreneur. Since 2007 under his guidance and leadership the Group has achieved several millstones in its journey and has grown into a large diversified holding which is now leveraging on its synergies to further enhance its wings into Life and General Insurance and sustainable water solutions.
MR. JAYANTHA GUNATHILAKE
Mr. Jayantha Gunathilake serves as the Deputy Chairman of Best Life Group since Inception. He counts over two decades of experience in the fields of Marketing, Plantations and Retail Trading in various capacities which immensely has helped Best Life Group in evolving its core business into a Diversified Holding. In addition to his contribution in the capacity of Deputy Chairman of the Group, he directly supervises the Marketing force of Best Life and their training and development programs. Further he counts decades of experience in Insurance and he was once awarded the MDRT status in consideration of his achievements in Insurance field. Further Mr. Gunathilake is also a Director of Best Life World (Pvt) Ltd, Best Life Furniture (Pvt) Ltd, Best Life Vandana (Pvt) Ltd, Best Life Vacation International(Pvt) Ltd, Best Life Prosumercity (Pvt) Ltd, Great Land Development (Pvt) Ltd, Best Life General Trading (Pvt) Ltd, Universal International(Pvt) Ltd and Union Marking(Pvt) Ltd.
MR. RUWAN ALUTHGE
Mr. Ruwan Aluthge has been currently serving as Executive Director- Finance at Best Life Group since 2007. His experience in the field of Finance and Accounting counts over 15 years and his experience in Insurance is commendable as he has been recognized as an MDRT member. Further Mr. Aluthge is also a Director of Best Life Vandana (Pvt) Ltd, Best Life Vacation International(Pvt) Ltd, Best Life Plantain(Pvt) Ltd, Best Life World(Pvt) Ltd, Best Life Furniture (Pvt) Ltd, Best Life Prosumercity (Pvt) Ltd, Great Land Development (Pvt) Ltd, Best Life General Trading (Pvt) Ltd, Universal International(Pvt) Ltd and Union Marketing(Pvt) Ltd
MR. AJANTHA KRISMAL
Mr. Ajantha Krismal Peiris has been serving as a Main Board Director of Best Life Group since 2007. Mr. Peiris is specialized in the field of Electronics and Electrical Engineering and currently he leads the developments of Electronics and Home appliances sector of the Retail Business in addition to his contributions towards health care and travel and leisure. Also Mr. Peiris counts over 10 years of experience in the field of Insurance in various capacities with a reputed Insurance Company in Sri Lanka. Mr. Peiris is also a Director of Best Life Furniture (Pvt) Ltd, Great Land Development (Pvt) Ltd and Best Life General Trading (Pvt) Ltd
MR. SARATH ANURA
Mr. Sarath Anura Fernando is serving as a Main Board Director of Best Life Group of Companies since 2009. He counts over 20 years of experience in the fields of teak plantain & real estate development. Mr. Fernando is currently the in-charge of Plantain management and Real Estate development. His unique strategies in identifying and adding values in Teak plantains are well recognized among the clients who have joined hands with Best life plantains Ltd and have added lot of advantages in Further Mr. Anura Fernando is also a Director of Best Life Plantation(Pvt) Ltd, Great Land Development (Pvt) Ltd, Universal International(Pvt) Ltd and Union Marking(Pvt) Ltd promoting teak plantation new clients.
MR. SAMPATH WALPOLA
Director / Group CEO
Mr. Walpola has been serving in the capacity of Group Chief Executive Officer of Best Life Group since 2011. His versatile experience over two decades in fields of Finance, Marketing, Real Estate Management and Information Technology immensely contributes towards the diversification efforts of the Best Life Group and has shown a very much success in the past projects. He has held several senior management positions including directorates at various companies both local and overseas prior to his joining to Best Life Group. In addition to his portfolio at Best Life Mr. Walpola is also a Director of Vin Capital Australia Pty Ltd, British Associate of Business Administrators and Consultant Ltd and Lassana Flora Australia Pty Ltd.