Mr. Osman Kassim was the Founding Chairman of the Expolanka Group. He is an entrepreneur with vast experience in the fields of management and strategy, and is renowned for his expertise in Islamic Banking and Insurance. He has over 40 years of senior management experience. Mr. Kassim is currently the Chairman of Amana Bank and Vidullanka PLC and holds directorships in Ex-Pack Corrugated Cartons (Pvt) Limited, Amana Takaful PLC - Sri lanka, Amana Takaful Maldives Limited – Maldives and Crescentrating (Private) Limited – Singapore. He is also Chairman of the Asia Pacific Institute of Information Technology (APIIT) in Sri Lanka. He has an Honorary Doctorate from the Staffordshire University in recognition of his achievements as both a global entrepreneur and visionary educationalist.