Asoka migrated to New Zealand in the late 90s. A banker by profession, Asoka worked as the CEO/MD of Merchant Credit of Sri Lanka (MCSL) prior to his migration. Prior to that he worked in various management capacities at Hatton National Bank.In addition to numerous banking and banking related qualifications, he obtained his Masters in Business Administration from the University of Sri Jayewardenapura (PIM) in 1996. Asoka migrated to New Zealand with his then young family (wife and two
kids) Thereafter few of his family including brother, cousin, Aunt and uncle followed him.
You may also remember Asoka as a TV and Radio cricket commentator in the 90s. Highlight of his commentating carrier was during the historic 1996 world cup win by Sri Lanka. He was a regular cricket commentator and a sports presenter on Rupavahini and SLBC during the 90s.
Asoka is also a licensed immigration adviser (Licence number 201301161)
Rangika also worked for Hatton National bank prior to migration. Upon the birth of the 2nd child (Rakitha) Rangika took a break from work. She re-entered the work force in 2000 as a Customer Relation Officer in the Bank of New Zealand.
Currently she is working as a Banking adviser for Bank of New Zealand
Nathalie started her schooling at the Ladies College in Colombo. She studied at Ladies for just one year before migrating. After completing her secondary schooling at Wellington Girls College she entered the Victoria University for her higher studies. She excelled in her studies at Victoria which resulted in her been shoulder tapped to read for her Masters.
At the tender age of 22 she is now reading for her Masters in Management at Victoria University
Youngest of the family of 4, Rakitha was two and half years old at the time of migration. All his studies were done in New Zealand. He entered the Massy University in Wellington to study for his bachelors’ in Business Administration.
In addition to his studies he has excelled in sports. He captained his College- Wellington College 1st eleven cricket team in 2011. He represented Wellington province in all age group cricket.
His biggest achievement in cricket so far is getting selected to the New Zealand under 19 cricket team in 2013 thus becoming the 1st Sri Lankan born to represent New Zealand in Cricket. In 2014 he played in the ICC Youth World Cup held in Dubai.