OSC is registered as a non-profit making, limited company. Parents of each and every full fee paying student attending the school are members of the company.

The OSC is governed by a ten-person Board of Directors, of whom nine are elected from among the full fee-paying parental body, while the remaining position is filled by appointment.

The Board meets a minimum of three times a year and is responsible for the development of policy and the appointment of a Head of School who serves in the capacity of Chief Executive Officer. Voting rights at the Annual General Meeting (held in January) and any Extraordinary General Meeting are limited to those parents who are full fee-paying.

School Board Members for 2017 -18

Ms. Sajeda Akbarally (Chairperson)

Sajeda Akbarally is an Australian national. She joined the Board in 2009. She has served as the Chair of the Board for two and a half years, and serves on all the Board sub-committees.  Sajeda has a background in chartered accounting and fitness.

Mr. Sudath Perera

Sudath Perera is the founder of Sudath Perera Associates and the Managing Partner. Sudath has crafted a unique brand of legal services which ensured the success of the Firm since its inception. Today the Firm boasts a strong client base of well-known local and multinational companies. He was called to the Bar of the Supreme Court of Sri Lanka in 1991. He gained invaluable experience working with several senior lawyers, including a leading President’s Counsel of the Colombo Bar. He has also served as a Director on the Export Development Board under the purview of the Board of Investment Sri Lanka. Further, he currently serves on the Board of the investment firm Investrust Capital (Private) Limited.

Mr. Raj K.Omprasadham

Raj K.Omprasadham is a Sri Lankan national and joined the OSC board in September 2015. He also serves on the Finance Committee. He has a degree in Electrical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IITM) and has over 30 years experience in businesses varying from genetics to computer software. He serves on the boards of commercial companies as well as non profit organisations. He has two children at OSC.

Mr. Jonas Bridgwater

Jonas Bridgwater is a Swedish citizen. He joined the Board in 2016 and has one child at OSC. Jonas has worked in the software industry for 25 years and has co-founded and serves on the Boards of several software companies. He has lived in Sri Lanka since 1998.

Ms. Aruni Goonetilleke

Aruni Goonetilleke has over 20 years of experience in banking and finance having worked with Standard Chartered Bank Singapore and currently the Deputy General Manager Corporate Banking at People’s Bank. She has a Bachelor of Law (Honours) from the University of Colombo and Masters in Law from Harvard University, USA. She has served on the Board previously and chaired the Finance Committee.

Mr. Rishi Batta

Rishi is an Indian citizen. He joined the OSC Board in 2016 and serves on the Finance Committee.He is an accountant by qualification and a banker by profession. He has two sons attending OSC in Grades 1 and 5 respectively.

Mr. Thomas Kriwat

Thomas is a German national. He is a lawyer by profession and CEO of MERCMARINE Group of Companies, a German-Sri Lankan joint venture formed in 1981. The group owns and operates its own fleet of cargo vessels and is engaged in different sectors of shipping including human resources as well as maritime training and education. Thomas has vast experience in management, finance and HR-development.

Ms. Sonali Rajanayagam

Sonali Rajanayagam is an Australian national and is a lawyer by profession. She is on extended leave from her employment as a Senior General Counsel in the Australian Government Solicitor, Attorney-General’s Department in Canberra, Australia due to her husband’s posting in Sri Lanka. Prior to this, she worked in a variety of senior legal roles in both the public sector and private practice. As a senior government lawyer, she has knowledge and experience in the principles of public sector governance and accountability. She has two children at the school, Alexander in Grade 7 and William in Grade 4. Her expected length of stay in Sri Lanka is a further two years.