Director Group Strategy, edotco
Gayan Koralage is one of the pioneering members of edotco Group. He speaks and writes frequently in the mobile industry space covering key topics of 5G, network disruption, digital economy, digital transformation and inter-generation opportunities in the 2020 decade. Gayan currently serves as Director, Group Strategy responsible for long term strategy, pricing and commercials, analytics, bite sized M&A deals, new market entrance performance analysis and project management. He spearheaded the formation and growth of edotco since 2013, and the sale of 32% stake of edotco to Japanese and Malaysian sovereign wealth funds in early 2017.
Gayan joined Telekom Malaysia International (“TMI”) in 2005, where he was the Assistant Vice President of Group Corporate Finance, Mergers and Acquisitions and Special Projects. His credentials span financing, funding and investment initiatives across the TMI footprint, business turnarounds, running end-to-end processes and negotiations in mergers and acquisitions for Axiata Group, as well as post-merger integration initiatives.
He has been instrumental in finalising key M&A/ Corporate Finance/ Business Development projects for Axiata Sdn. Bhd. in Bangladesh, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Thailand, Cambodia, Malaysia, Iran, Myanmar, Laos, East Timor, Maldives and Philippines. He has been significantly involved in corporate exercises involving Axiata’s subsidiaries.
Gayan is a Chartered Accountant in the UK (CIMA) and is a Graduate in BSC accountancy and Financial Management from University of Sri Jayawardenapura, Sri Lanka.