Dr. Nirmal De Silva

Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Paramount Realty

Dr. Nirmal De Silva is an award-winning business professional and entrepreneur with close to two decades of ‘C Level’ experience in the Asia-Pacific region where he has provided leadership to a number of multinational and Fortune 500 companies. Over the last few years his focus has been on the real estate industry and startups.

Dr. De Silva currently serves as the Co-Founder and CEO of Paramount Realty which provides real estate and infrastructure advisory services to local and international clients. He is also the Founder of TYNA Consulting which is a Boutique Consultancy focused on SME’s and Social Enterprises. In addition Dr. De Silva serves on the board of a number of companies in diverse industries such as agriculture, food & beverage, technology, handicrafts, education, training, facilities management and consumer goods. Not only is he a well-respected thought leader, he is also a much sought-after Start up mentor, impact investor and public Speaker.

Dr. De Silva is a pioneer member of the revolutionary ‘Ath Pavura’ (the world’s first-ever reality TV programme) that supports social enterprises through impact investments. Dr. De Silva also serves as the chairperson of the independent panel of judges of the prestigious Property Guru Asia Property Awards (Sri Lanka), a part of the region’s largest and most respected awards platform that recognises world-class real estate.