President – Joseph Jayaseelan
Joseph Jayaseelan assumed duty as the 44th President of RC of Colombo South from 1st of July 2020. A dedicated Rotarian is all out taking the club to greater heights. President Joseph a veteran and a professional in the field of his choice earned high reputation in the industry of Accounting and Tax Consultation. President Joseph joined our club in 2015 with the good intention to serve communities in accordance with Rotary’s motto ‘Service above Self’. He held many responsible positions in the past and was an asset to the club rendered invaluable service.
President Joseph is a vibrant personality professionally qualified rendering outstanding service. Our club is indeed delighted to have him as the president for the Rotary Year 2020/2021. He assumed his duty during the time of crisis created by the fateful COVID19 put the whole world into bad situation. Sri Lanka is no exception as everything came to a standstill which became a challenging time for Rotarians as a whole. Our club pledged the confidence on President Joseph which we are confident that he will rise to the occasion with his able team of the board.
President Joseph Jayaseelan is a fellow member of the Institute of Charted Accountants, also holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Management from the University of Kelania. In addition to being a Chartered Accountant, he is a fellow member of the Institute of Taxation of Sri Lanka as well. He has shown an outstanding professional and academic record while pursuing chartered accountancy studies.
His area of specialization has been taxation. He was an active member of the Institute of Taxation of Sri Lanka and in the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka, as well. Consequently, he has dedicatedly engaged in promoting activities of the Institute of Taxation – Sri Lanka, where, he served as a council member and also held the post of honorary secretary and he had served as the vice-president of the Institute of Taxation of Sri Lanka. At the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka, he functioned as a faculty member, also represents the Tax Committee as an member. He counts over 15 years of experience in the mercantile sector and in the public practice
President Joseph is happily married to Vasanthi Saminadan and blessed with two daughters Akshaya Jayaseelan and Savindya Jayaseelan. We wish him good luck for his future endeavour as the Club President.