LPO Connect Executive Team

Sanjiva DeSilva

Chief Executive Officer

An international lawyer before founding LPO Connect, Sanjiva was legal counsel to various free trade agreement negotiations and WTO disputes.

From 2009, he was a lead negotiator and legal advisor at the UN Climate Change negotiations, where his proposals on design of the post-2020 multilateral treaty are still influencing negotiations.

From 1999 to 2005, Sanjiva was a commercial lawyer at top tier firms in Sydney and London.

He is admitted in Australia and the UK, and holds a Masters in Public and International Law from Melbourne University.

Nishantha Kuruppu

Director of Operations Sri Lanka

Nishantha is responsible for the day to day management of LPO Connect’s Sri Lanka Office.

He has a deep understanding of the challenges of business outsourcing.

He was a Senior Operations Manager and Assistant Vice President of HSBC Electronic Data Processing.

In this role he provided the HSBC group with support for its global operations across a range of banking and finance services.

He managed relationships with 25 operational departments in the HSBC group in the U.S. and U.K.