About Us

Serving you with Passion

Committed to serving you with passion, we at People’s Insurance PLC believe in forging a lasting relationship with you, our valued customer.

Being by your side through your life’s journey, we provide you with that much-needed support and confidence to thrive, may it be in your personal life, in your profession or livelihood.

Living up to our motto: Caring with Love, we will serve you with passion to help realise your dreams by sharing your risks and delivering value, every step of the way.

How we operate

  • Island-wide presence through People's Leasing and People's Bank window operations with a unique opportunity to access an exciting and potential client base in an effective and cost efficient manner, apart from operations at our head office and two regional offices
  • Increased market share through the customer bases of People’s Leasing and Finance PLC and People’s Bank
  • We directly grow our customer base through our direct marketing channels

Who we are

  • Incorporated as a public limited liability company on 22nd July 2009
  • Registered as a non-life insurance provider under the Regulation of Insurance Industry Act
  • Supported by two of the largest financial entities in the country - People’s Leasing and Finance PLC and People’s Bank
  • Successfully completed the initial public offering and listed on the Main Board of CSE

Where we stand

  • We are one of the most profitable non-life insurance companies in Sri Lanka with constant underwriting profits
  • We are a leading non-life insurance company in Sri Lanka with more than Rs.4 billion annual premium income
  • We are financially strong with an asset base of over Rs.6 billion
  • We have a large captive business base through our People's group
  • We are now focusing on developing the non-captive business segment


To lead in value growth in general insurance through innovation and service excellence.


People's insurance will build upon its sound heritage of financial strength and market reach by excelling as the trusted provider of timely and innovative insurance solutions. We will achieve through the commitment and passion of all our people working in an atmosphere of openness and trust, with respect for the environment and fulfilling stakeholder expectations.

Corporate Values

  • Respect for integrity and business ethics
  • We act responsibly
  • Be customer-driven
  • To have a sense of urgency
  • Respect diversity and the environment

Our Leadership


Mr. Isuru Balapatabendi

Non-executive, Non-independent Chairman

Mr. Ranjith Kodituwakku

Non-executive, Non-independent Director

Mr. Lakshman Abeysekera

Non-executive, Independent Director

Mr. Johnson Fernando

Non-executive, Non-independent Director

Dr. Kasun Wijetilleke

Non-executive, Independent Director

Ms. Lakmini Kottegoda

Company Secretary


Mr. Isuru Balapatabendi - Chairman

Mr. Ranjith Kodituwakku - Director

Mr. Johnson Anthony Fernando - Director

Dr. Kasun Indunil Wijetilleke - Director

Mr. Lakshman Abeysekera - Director

Mr. Shamindra Mercelline - Director

Mr. Rohan Tennakoon - Director

Mr. Deepal Abeysekera - Chief Executive Officer

Ms. Jeevani Kariyawasam - Head of Operations

Mr. Nilushan Somarathna - Head of Finance

Mr. Nichula Dias - Head of Human Resources & Administration

Mr. Sharman Kulathilake – National Sales Manager

Mr. Annesly Arsakulasuriya - Manager (Corporate and Broker Sales)

Mr. Dinesh Rosa – Senior Manager (Bancassurance)

MR. Danushka Liyanage - Manager ICT

Mr. Hareendra Dissanayake - Senior Manager (Motor Claims)

Mr. Danushka Hettiarachchi - Head of Marine, Fire and Miscellaneous

Mr. Channa Abeywickrema - Senior Manager (Motor Underwriting)

Ms. Shalika De Silva - Senior Manager (Legal)

Mr. Chandima Samanathunga - Senior Manager (Reinsurance)

Mr. Dulip Dissanayake - Senior Manager (Finance)

Ms. Sumudu Bandara - Senior Manager (Non-Motor Claims)

Mr. Jude Ranasinghe - Manager (Corporate Business Development)

Mr. Chandrasiri Gannile - Manager (Administration)

Mr. Malinda Wickramasinghe - Manager (Corporate and Broker Business Development)

Ms. Sambavi Kanagasabapathy - Manager (Internal Audit)

Mr. Sashika Jayathilaka - Manager (Reinsurance)

Ms. Gowri Navoda - Manager (Research and Development)

Mr. Kosala Jayarathna - Motor Engineer

Mr. Sampath Digamadulla - Manager (Contact Centre)

Ms. Thushari Baddevithana - Manager (Motor Claims)

Ms. Maheshika Perera - Manager (Finance and Strategy)

Mr. Asiri Saputhanthrige - Manager (Sales Force Development)

Ms. Priyashi Hewavitharana - Manager (Marine)

Mr. Dileepa Perera - Manager (Investments)

Mr. Uvindu Pathirana - Manager (Motor Underwriting)

Mr. Manjula Jayasekara - Zonal Manager

Mr. Kumara Yatawarage - Zonal Manager

Mr. Nandana Bandara - Zonal Manager

Mr. Muditha Abeywickrama - Zonal Manager

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