CO-Founder & Managing Partner
LYNEAR Wealth Management
Dr Gunawardane is a co-founder and the Managing Partner of LYNEAR Wealth Management, a Sri Lanka based and Sri Lanka focused multi-family office and institutional asset manager. LYNEAR, which was incorporated in 2013, is Sri Lanka’s first multi-family office and is one of the largest private institutional investors in the Sri Lankan equity market.
Dr Gunawardane has over 15 years of experience in Sri Lankan and international capital markets and was formerly the Head of Investment Banking at CAL Partners. He was a Director and Head of Quantitative Strategies at Amba Research in Colombo where he was responsible setting up the unit in Colombo and for developing quantitative trading strategies, derivatives pricing models, macro-economic forecast model and risk management models for Amba’s clients which included global investment banks, fund managers and hedge funds. Dr Gunawardane started his career at Goldman Sachs in London.
Dr Gunawardane has a BSc and MSc in Physics from Imperial College, London. He has a PhD in Particle Physics also from Imperial College, London. He is a visiting lecturer at the Department of Mathematics, University of Colombo.