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 be appreciated for building lasting trust based on Strength, Stability and Sustainability


We will; Work with all our stakeholders with integrity and fairness Maintain high standards in sales and servicing Respect creativity and commitments of our staff Offer sound insurance solutions to our clients for a sustainable future

Our Leadership


Mr. Jehan P. Amaratunga

Non-Executive, Non-Independent Chairman

Mr. N. Vasantha Kumar

Non-Executive, Non-Independent Director

Mr. Lakshman Abeysekera

Non-Executive, Independent Director

Mr. W.M. Abeyrathna Bandara

Non-Executive, Independent Directorb

Mr. N.P. Karunarathne

Non-Executive, Independent Director

Mr. S.P.K. Gunarathne

Non-Executive, Independent Director

Mr. Ahamed Sabry Ibrahim

Non-Executive, Non-Independent Director


Mr. Deepal Abeysekera - Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Nimal Perera - Technical Consultant

Ms. Jeevani Kariyawasam - Head of Operations

Mr. Nilushan Somarathna - Head of Finance

Mr. C. Gannile - Head of Human Resources & Administration

Mr. Hareendra Dissanayake - Senior Manager (Motor Claims)

Ms. Kanthi Kempitiya - Senior Manager (Motor Underwriting)

Mr. Channa Abeywickrema - Senior Manager (Fire and Miscellaneous)

Ms. Shalika De Silva - Senior Manager (Legal)

Mr. Dulip Dissanayake - Manager (Finance)

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

Ms. Sambavi Kanagasabapathy - Manager (Internal Audit)

Mr. Sashika Jayathilaka - Manager (Reinsurance)

Mr. Gemunu Vithanage - Assistant Manager (Marine Department)

Mr. Kosala Jayarathna - Motor Engineer

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