M Riyaaz Rasheed Director

Riyaaz Rasheed is a Fellow Member of the Chartered Institute Management Accountants of UK (FCMA UK, GCMA), and a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Management Accounts of Sri Lanka (FCMA SL). He holds an MBA from the Postgraduate Institute of Management of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka (MBA PIM), and a Bachelor’s Degree in Pure Sciences (BSc).

In a career experience spanning over 28 years, Riyaaz counts 25 years in mobile telecommunications, working for subsidiaries of multinational corporations like Millicom International Cellular SA of Luxemburg (Millicom), Emirates Telecommunication Group Company (Etisalat) and CK Hutchison Group (Hutchison).

Riyaaz started his professional career at Ernst & Young and his last assignment prior to joining Robi was as the Deputy Chief Executive Officer at Hutchison Telecommunications, Sri Lanka. Prior to Hutchison Telecommunications, Riyaaz also served Etisalat in Sri Lanka as its Deputy CEO/Chief Financial Officer. He has also served as the Chief Financial Officer of Celltel Lanka Limited and Tigo Lanka Private Limited in Sri Lanka. Riyaaz has also worked in the Sri Lankan conglomerate, Hayleys Group of Companies prior to venturing into mobile telecommunications.