Tisara Group established in 1992 has grown to be a key player as an engineering solution provider for Industrial & Portable Air Compressors, Aerial Work Platforms and Lift equipment, Packing & Seals, Mobile Crushing Plants serving various sectors of the country.

Tisara Group represents the world’s best manufacturers in the respective fields which has been a key to our success. Today the group consists of 4 companies focused on construction and mining equipment, industrial air solutions, lifting equipment and consultancy services in Off Shore O & G Exploration.  

Every product or service offered by Tisara group is a solution and just not another machine and the broad customer base can vouch for this statement. Giving the best after sales service is the number one priority for us at Tisara Group and we operate a state of the art workshop with highly skilled and trained technical team who works round the clock to keep our valued clientele happy.

About Us

Executive Portfolio

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Milinda W. Goonewardene 

Founder & Non – Executive Chairman
An Old Boy of Mahinda College, Galle, our founder chairman started his career as a Officer Cadet of the Sri Lanka Army and was commissioned as a officer of the Infantry Regiment-Gemunu Watch and resigned later after serving in areas such as Mannar, Jaffana, and Galle. He started his Corporate Career at Chandra Senanayaka Holdings in 1979 as a Junior Executive, and served various companies such as Free Lanka Trading, Blackwood Hodge Ltd as Sales Manager.He was also working for Browns Group of Companies as Marketing Manager in the Agriculture Division and General Manager at Heavy Quip Ltd which was a subsidiary of Colombo Commercial Co Ltd. He was appointment as Chairman of B.C.C. Lanka Ltd in 2002, which is a fully government owned company manufacturing soap and detergents for the consumer markets. He formed Equi Trade Associates (Pvt) Limited with his wife Ramani, in 1992 to serve the machinery and equipment industry.His achievements in the Military and the Corporate Sectors have helped him immensely and now he is serving as the Non Executive Chairman of Tisara Group.
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Sanjeewa W. Goonewardene

Managing Director
An old boy of Trinity College and Nalanda College, Sanjeewa holds a Bachelor of Business (Markerting & Management) from the Edith Cowan University Australia.He started his career in 2000, with Budget Forklifts, (YALE Forklift Dealership) Perth Australia, as a Stores & Parts Assistant.He joined Equi Trade Associates (Pvt) Limited in late 2000 as a Sales & Markerting Executive and later took over as Sales & Markerting Director of Tisara Engineering Services (Pvt) Limited. He was appointed as the Managing Director of Tisara Group in 2006 and is in charge of Sales & Marketing and Strategic Business Development. Sanjeewa has been trained by Comp Air UK on L Range Screw Compressors and LSR Speed Regulated Screw Compressors. He was also trained by Donaldson Singapore, Baldor Motors USA.
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Yasanthi Wijey Goonewardene

Director - General Manager
An old girl of Sirimavo Bandaranaike, Colombo 7 she completed her secondary education and achieved a Bachelor of Computer Science Degree with Double Majors in Information Technology and Software Engineering in 2004 from the Edith Cowan University, Australia. She later achieved her dream of becoming a pilot completing her Commercial Pilot Training at Pheonix East Aviation in USA. She’s a fully qualified pilot with Commercial Pilot Licence,Instrument Rating and Multi Engine rating.She started her career as a Graduate Trainee for the Capital Maharaja Group, working for MTV, PixelTray CM and in 2009 she joined Tisara Group. She in charge in to Finance & Administration of Tisara Group.
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Cholomodely Amarasekera

Assistant General Manager (Customer Relations)
An Old boy of Nalanda College, Chamly holds a Diploma in Engineering Technology from British Institute of Engineering Technology in 1970. He has over 50 years of experience in various industries, and he later retired from T-Jay Enterprises as the General Manager 2007. He currently worked as the Assistant General Manager - Customer relations and looks into various aspects of Customer Support.
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Lakmal Withanage

Aftermarket Manager
A graduate of Swinburne University of Technology in Bachelor of Information and Technology, Lakmal started his career as an Accounts Assistant at KPMG in 2002. He later worked as a consultant (Spare Parts) at Lexus of Blackburn, Melbourne Australia for 4 years. He is also an MBA holder. Lakmal joined as a Customer Support Executive to Tisara in 2012 and was promoted as Aftermarket Manager in 2013. He is in charge of the Parts Department of Tisara Group.
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Ananda Paul Raj

Assistant General Manager (Gardner Denver Products)
Ananda holds over 28 years of Experience in Technical Sales & After Sales, Maintenance Management. He holds a Diploma in Electrical Engineering from the Eastern Technical University. He is a old boy of St.John’s College. Ananda is fully experienced in Technical Sales handling Air Compressors of all types. He is a fully trained Sales Manager for Boge Compressors. He joined Tisara as the Assistant General Manager for Gardner Denver Products in 2013.