Supun Weerasinghe

Group Chief Executive/Non-Independent, Executive Director, Dialog Axiata

Speaker Bio

Mr. Supun Weerasinghe was appointed as the Group Chief Executive and as a Member of the Board of Dialog Axiata in January 2017.
Mr. Weerasinghe commenced his career in telecommunications at Dialog Axiata in 1999, and held multiple roles, such as Head of Strategy and CEO of the Mobile Business before being appointed as Group Chief Operating Officer of Dialog Axiata in 2010.
In 2013, he was seconded to Axiata Group Berhad, in Malaysia as its Group Chief Strategy Officer. From January 2014 to October 2016, he functioned as the CEO and Managing Director of Robi Axiata Limited in Bangladesh, the second largest mobile network provider in Bangladesh.
Mr. Weerasinghe serves on the Board of The Ceylon Chamber of Commerce and UNGC Network Sri Lanka.
Mr. Weerasinghe is a Fellow Certified Management Accountant, Sri Lanka, Fellow Member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, UK, and holds a Bachelor of Science in Accountancy and Financial Management from the University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka. Mr. Weerasinghe also holds an MBA from the University of Western Sydney, Australia, and is an alumnus of the Harvard Business School.