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Irfan Mutyara - President Commissioner 2

Mr. Irfan Mutyara is a well-known business figure in Medan, Indonesia who works as President Commissioner and Commissioner in many organizations. He currently serves as President Commissioner of PT Sarana Sumut Ventura, President Director of PT Agra Para Citara and Commissioner of PT Agra Nusantara Agri. During his career, he has gained extensive experience in the fields of Oil Palm Plantations, Industrial Health equipment and Financial Institutions. Mr. Irfan won a degree from the HKBP Nommensen University in Medan and holds the main position of several social organizations in Indonesia.


( 1996 – 2003 ) : President Director of PT. Flora Sawita (Oleo Chemical

( 1997 – Present ) : President Commissioner of PT. Agra Cahaya Keumala (Oil Palm Plantation)

( 1999 – 2004 ) : Commissioner of PT. Sarana Sumut Ventura (Financial Institution)

(2006 – present) : President Commissioner of PT. LOLC Ventura Inonesia (Financial Institution)

(2019 – present) : Commissioner of PT. Sarana Aceh Ventura (Financial Institution)

(1991-1994) : Chairman of the BPD Indonesian Young Entrepreneurs Association (HIPMI) North Sumatra

(1993 – 1999) : Commissioner of the Indonesian Palm Oil Association (GAPKI)

( 2007 – 2012 ) : Chairman of the North Sumatra Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KADIN)

Ishara Nanayakkara - Commissioner

Ishara Nanayakkara is one of Sri Lanka’s leading entrepreneurs, whose strategic vision and intrepid spirit have led to the establishment of businesses of formidable strength in multiple industries, markets and geographies.


Having joined the board of LOLC Holdings PLC in 2002, Ishara has since pursued an expansive ambition to create a multinational conglomerate that encompasses the entire financial service value chain. The LOLC Group under his leadership has set many benchmarks, becoming the world’s largest multi-currency multi geography MSME financing platform in addition to becoming the most profitable conglomerate in the history of Sri Lanka. It has also diversified beyond the financial service arena, with large scale investments in leisure (in Sri Lanka, Maldives and the Mauritius), construction, plantations, trading and manufacturing.


His influence as a change maker in the microfinance and SME sectors has seen the LOLC Group expanding its footprint in the Afro-Asian region. Over the years, reputed financial institutions in Sri Lanka, Cambodia, Myanmar, Pakistan, Indonesia, Philippines, Zambia, Nigeria, Tanzania, Malawi and Tajikistan have reaped benefits from his extensive knowledge. He has also been instrumental in setting up Life and General Insurance businesses within the LOLC Group and pioneered the concept of Micro Insurance in Sri Lanka and Cambodia, focusing on inclusion and sustainable development. Believing in the power of innovation as a catalyst for growth, Ishara has pursued initiatives in new sciences and technologies, including large projects for the conversion of pure graphite in to graphene and bio-tech businesses, most notably ones that create value for the Group’s plantation portfolio of cinnamon, tea, sugarcane, rubber, and bi-products.


This portfolio is enriched by his renewable energy interests in Sri Lanka and in Sierra Leone, where he backs the largest sugar-based bio ethanol and power plant in Africa. Ishara, who holds a Diploma in Business Accounting from Dandenong College, Australia, has been internationally recognised for his entrepreneurship, and in particular his contribution to Micro Finance. He was named ‘Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2012’ Award at the prestigious Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards (APEA).


He brings with him considerable Boardlevel experience in both Sri Lankan and overseas and in addition, has key roles in many industry bodies, including being appointed by the government of Sri Lanka as the Chairman of the Sri Lanka Institute of Nano-technology, the apex national body for advanced technology research.


Key appointments within the LOLC Group include: Deputy Chairman –LOLC Holdings PLC, Executive Chairman – Browns Investments PLC, Director – Associated Battery Manufacturers (Cey) Ltd, LOLC Myanmar Microfinance Co. Ltd, Pak Oman MFB, LOLC Asia (Pvt) Ltd, LOLC International Private Limited & LOLC Private Limited, Singapore, Ceylon Real Estate Holdings (Pvt) Ltd, LOLC Advanced Technologies (Pvt) Ltd, LOLC Geo Technologies (Pvt) Ltd, LOLC Capital (Pvt) Ltd, Colombo Marina Development (Pvt) Ltd, Marina Hotel Holdings (Pvt) Ltd, LOLC Ceylon Holdings Ltd, Ceylon Graphene Technologies (Pvt) Ltd and LOLC Ceylon Property Holdings (Pvt) Ltd.

Rohana Kumara - President Commissioner

Mr. Rohana Kumara began his career at a reputed commercial bank in 1994 and joined Lanka ORIX Leasing Company PLC in 1998, since then has held several positions within the LOLC Group. During the course of his career, he has obtained extensive experience in the fields of credit, operations, deposit mobilization, marketing, branch management and micro finance and was instrumental in setting up of Micro Finance companies/units in many overseas countries.


In addition to his responsibilities in LOLC Ventura Indonesia, he is appointed as Executive Director/CEO in LOLC Development Finance in Sri Lanka, Director in Pak-Oman Microfinance Bank in Pakistan and Regional Director in African Region countries such as Kenya, Zambia, Malawi, Tanzania…etc.


He holds a MBA from Cardiff metropolitan university UK, is a MCIM member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing(UK) and holds a diploma in Banking and Finance from the Institute of Bankers of Sri Lanka.


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