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Ms Portia Jayamaha

Ms Portia Jayamaha

Ms Portia Jayamaha


Finance Director, Hemas Hospital (Sri Lanka)

Portia Jayamaha is the Finance Director leading Finance, IT, Strategy, Legal, International business and lean initiatives across Hemas Hospitals (Pvt) Ltd.  Further she is an Audit Committee member of Atlas Axilla (Pvt) Ltd. Portia heads and chairs several business-critical committees and projects.

Portia, started her career at Ernst & Young before joining Hemas Holdings Plc.

Portia, has over 20 years of experience and covered different aspect of Finance With the responsibilities in leading IT team, have led the implementation of Front & back end systems, taking hospitals into digital journey & opening the path to Electronic Health records. Being in senior leadership have played leadership roles in Project management, Formulating Business & pricing strategies. Combining experience in Finance, IT, Operation and Strategy have given leadership for Lean principals to current work place and looking forward to taking the existing business to first Lean & Digital hospital.

Under Portia’s leadership, the Hemas Hospitals Chain was awarded the “Global Honor for Excellence in Hospital Management and Governance” at HMA in 2016 at Vietnam for the project on “Reaching the pinnacle of Hospital Management through Business Intelligence, Balance Scorecard, Standard operating Procedures and Strategic Cost Management”