The incumbent President, Dushmantha Karannagoda, first entered the Executive Committee of the ACOBA in the late 90’s as the representative of Old Anandians’ 75-80 Group. He was actively involved in several fund-raising projects for the ACOBA, and he Chaired the organising committees of “Ananda 119 – Carnival & Fun Fair” and “Trailblazer 19″. He held several positions in the Executive Committee, including those of Jt. Secretary, Vice President and finally the Deputy President. He was also the President of Old Anandian’s 75-80 Group, and the Secretary of Old Anandians’ Sports Club (OASC).
He is a Fellow of the Association of Business Executives (UK), and a Member of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (UK). He is presently the Chairman of Marine Group of Companies, which is a cluster of Shipping, Logistics and Trading companies.