- Designation: Founder/Chief Compliance Officer
- Company: Taxperts Lanka Pvt. Ltd
Damith Gangodawilage is an award-winning serial entrepreneur with over 20 years of experience in taxation and financial management locally and internationally. He is the Founding Managing Director and Chief Compliance Officer of Taxperts Lanka Pvt. Ltd. Damith won eSwabhimani digital social impact award from the Information and Communication Technology Agency in Sri Lanka and NBQSA award from BCS, Chartered Institute for IT and nominated for Asia Pacific ICT Awards in 2019.
Apart from Taxperts, Damith engages with Corporate Business Solutions Pvt. Ltd as the Chief Business Architect and Jt. Managing Partner of Assurance Partners (Chartered Accountants).
Before taking over the leadership of his own ventures, Damith worked as the Deputy Head of Finance for TATA Communications Lanka Ltd, the leading telecom player in the world. And, as the Deputy Campus Director/Head of Academics at Edulink International Campus, Sri Lanka and Cambodia.
Being multi-disciplinary professional Damith earned several professional and academic qualifications including Fellow Member of the Sri Lanka Institute of Taxation, AAT Sri Lanka and Associate Certified Public Accountants. He holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Southern Queensland, Australia and Postgraduate Diploma in Business and Financial Management from the University of Cranfield, UK. He also holds a Higher National Diploma in Accountancy from the Sri Lanka Institute of Advanced Technological Education. And, he is a Founding Member of Chartered Professional Managers in Sri Lanka. Damith is currently reading his Doctorate specializing in Entrepreneurship and Compliance Management at the University of Kelaniya.
As a Practicing Academic, Damith presents several academic papers about tax compliance behavior at research conferences and the Journals locally and internationally. He is currently engaging with Cardiff Metropolitan University (UK) as the Research Supervisor for the Master Degree Program.
Currently Damith serves as the Vice President of the Sri Lanka Institute of Taxation, the National Body of Tax Professionals established by the Act of Parliament and a Director/Treasurer of the Colombo Chamber of Commerce. Also, he is a Member of CMA COVID19 SME Development Committee, a joint initiative of professional bodies, Chambers, bankers and industry experts established by the Institute of Certified Management Accountants of Sri Lanka and CA SME Task Force established by Institute of Chartered Accountants, Sri Lanka