Hari Punchihewa - Finance Director


Hari (MBA FCMA ACIB C.Dir)  is the Deputy Chief Executive of the University of Derby and is responsible for all resources/core functions managed by a team of six Directors. His key strategic responsibilities are to ensure the financial stability and sustainability of the University, efficient use of all resources and to direct necessary investments. His portfolio also includes responsibility for overall Sports development at the University through the Team Derby brand.

Prior to joining the University, he worked for the Daimler Benz Group as Finance Director/Company Secretary and responsible for the Car and Truck Fleet Financing and Management subsidiaries. Prior to that, Hari worked in Merchant Banking and Financial services.