Dian Gomes is an Independent Non-Executive Director with effect from 17 March 2017. He commenced his career at KPMG in 1977 and was the General Manager of the May Corporation in Sri Lanka prior to embarking on his over 25-year career in the apparel industry.
He is a Fellow Member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (UK), the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (UK) and Certified Practicing Accountants (Australia). He received his Executive Education at Wharton, Ashridge and Harvard Business Schools and was the President of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (UK), Sri Lanka Division in 2001/2002. He is also the Honorary Consul of Georgia in Sri Lanka.
Dian currently serves as the Chairman and Director of Urban Built (Pvt) Ltd, Gandhara Crafts and Artifacts (Pvt) Ltd, Villa Republic (Pvt) Ltd, Westgate Apparel (Pvt) Ltd, and Westgate International (Pvt) Ltd. He is the former Chairman of Hela Clothing (Pvt) Ltd., former Managing Director/CEO of MAS Intimates (Pvt) Ltd, and Group Director of MAS Holdings Ltd.
His versatile interests saw him take over as President of the Boxing Association of Sri Lanka from 2004 - 2009 and 2017 - 2020. He is also part of the Women’s Commission in the International Boxing Association (AIBA).
Dian was also conferred the National title of “Sri Lanka Sikhamani” by the President of Sri Lanka in August 2019.