Prior to forming Infosoft, Mahendra worked for the company he co-founded in Melbourne, Australia. He has also worked for the Malaysian company Angkasa GHD as a consulting engineer for Puthrajaya Project (high tech city). His experiences include engineering management, staff training and management, IT consultancy and project management. British Petroleum awarded ADMA Holdings “Customer Service Excellence Award” while he was in charge of the company.
Mahendra’s previous work experiences include the following positions:
Founder/Managing Director of BMT Solutions Pty. Ltd - Melbourne, Australia
Managing Director - ADMA Holdings Pty. Ltd - Melbourne, Australia
Consultant Electrical Engineer – Angkasa GHD - Malaysia
Electrical Engineer - R.L. Polk and Co - Melbourne, Australia
In the field of sports, Mahendra represented his Sri Lankan school's cricket team and captained RMIT University cricket team in 1995.
Mahendra has a bachelors degree in electrical engineering from RMIT University in Australia, and a masters degree in computer systems engineering from the same university.
William Deutrom (O.A.M) (Director)
William (Bill) Deutrom is an entrepreneur, sportsman, and community helper. Bill, an expatriate Sri Lankan, lives in Brookfield, Brisbane, having migrated to Australia in 1965 with his parents and sister. Bill is a distinguished entrepreneur with excellent operational and management experience. As a director, he is involved in decision-making and operations of Infosoft. In 1975, Bill qualified as an accountant and acquired membership in professional bodies such as:
National Institute of Accountants (NIA) - Professional National Accountant (PNA)
Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors(FAICD)
Fellow of the Marketing Institute of Australia (FMIA)
In his capacity as a businessman he was the founding Executive Director of Australian Consolidated Ltd.
In 2002 Bill was admitted into Queensland Hotels Association Hall of Fame and in 2003 he was awarded the Australian Hotels Association Presidents Award in recognition of outstanding contributions to the Australian hospitality industry. Currently, he is Managing Director of Hotel Liquor Wholesalers Pty. Ltd. Bill was awarded the prestigious Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) in Queen Elizabeth’s 2004 Birthday Honours list. The honor is in recognition of long standing service to the Australian and Sri Lankan communities and the Sri Lankan Cricket Foundation of Queensland.
Sanjeev Gardiner (Director)
Australian educated Sanjeev Gardiner is one of the most charismatic and exciting young entrepreneurs in Sri Lanka today. He acquired ownership of Galle Face Hotel in 1996 and has since expanded his hotel portfolio to all corners of the island. He is the main share holder of Ceylon Hotels Corporation, Queens Hotel, Hotel Suisse, Lihiniya Surf Resort Bentota, and many more properties. Sanjeev’s business empire extends to banking and retail sectors, too. Sanjeev is a major investor of Infosoft and has an advisory role to management. Sanjeev has a degree in Accounting and Finance from RMIT University, Australia.