Jaar Corporate Solutions

“Management Consultancy with Sustainable Solutions"


Löning Signs Corporation Agreement with JAAR

To strengthen the presence of Löning in Sri Lanka, a cooperation agreement has been signed between Löning and JAAR with regards to corporate due diligence in human rights enabling exporters to comply with sustainability standards and legislations. 

Report Launch

Report launch on ‘Public Private Partnership Model for Ceylon Petroleum Corporation (CPC).


JAAR is an independent management consultancy committed to deliver clients´ interest driven results which create sustainable benefit. Our clients´ sustainable benefit, is our key-objective. Therefore, after having thoroughly analyzed the client´s demand, we accompany our clients from developing the business concept through implementing it in processes and systems and provide required information according to pre-identified timelines. Based on an intensive cooperation, fair interaction at all levels with our clients leads to highly appreciated solutions in the fields of corporate finance, business economics, legal support as well as business development and market entry.  

The founders of JAAR dispose of a longtime profound industry expertise not only in Sri Lanka, but also in the Middle East, East Asia and Europe. 

Consultant – Corporate Finance

He has +10 Year experience in Oil & Gas and in the energy sector. He was attached to Omanoil ( Former British Petroleum Oman – BP Oman) in corporate finance and GDF Suez Oman (Engie) in structured finance. Akmal has been with KPMG advisory in Sri Lanka and in the Sultanate of Oman. Akmal is a +20 years experienced high-impact corporate professional with strong ability to identify initiatives and facilitate action driven plans to support corporate growth and objectives. He carries proven track record of evaluating business and investment opportunities, quickly understanding companies and their markets and making sound and profitable investment decisions. Expert in the identification and implementation of financial management strategies to capture cost improvement opportunities while positively impacting bottom-line profits. Equally strong advisory in new business development, growth and diversification.   

Akmal Hussain


Masters in Business Economics (SJP) 

Former Country Managing Director & Head of Finance –Fresenius Medical Care in Sri Lanka 

Former Manager Corporate Finance – Omanoil (Former British Petroleum Oman – BP Oman) Sultanate of Oman

Former Financial Controller – GDF Suez Energy, Sultanate of Oman

Email: akmal.h@jaar-cs.com

Consultant - Regulatory services

Rushda Niyas is a commercial lawyer with ten years experience in corporate legal advisory, Foreign Investments, Due Diligence and conveyancing.

As part of the legal team for over 6 years at the Board of Investment of Sri Lanka, she advised investors on all legal and regulatory aspects of investing, setting up and doing business in Sri Lanka. This included advising investors on; setting up and structuring special purpose vehicles for projects, regulatory/compliance requirements for doing business; exit strategies and general advise for day to day operations of BOI companies in varying industries such as services, Manufacturing, Renewable Energy, Infrastructure and Agro sectors. She was involved in negotiating large scale projects such as projects approved under the Strategic Development Projects Act and engaged extensively with investors and government stakeholders to ensure smooth and timely completion and closing. 

She has experience in drafting, vetting and clearing all types of commercial contracts and conveyancing instruments. Being part of cross functional teams in the BOI to implement identified projects, has given her a keen and overall understanding of business functioning under the BOI and other regulatory bodies. 

Prior to joining the BOI, Rushda was an associate at Julius & Creasy, Sri Lanka where she worked with the partner heading the Corporate law practice and advised local and foreign MNC’s and large corporations on legal and regulatory matters. She also was part of the legal teams which conducted buy side due diligence on high value acquisitions. 

Rushda Niyas


Masters in Business Economics (SJP) 

LL.B (Hons)(UK) 

Diploma in Commercial Arbitration

Notary Public and Registered Company Secretary 

Former Assistant Director Legal -Board of Investment in Sri Lanka (BOI)

Email: rushda.n@jaar-cs.com

Consultant - Business Economics and Market Research

Dr. Janaka Fernando is a renowned academic attached to the Department of Business Economics, Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce, University of Sri Jayewardenepura. With working experience in Japan over three years and project experiences in the Philippines and Australia, Dr. Fernando joins as the Business Economics consultant of JAAR. 

He holds a PhD from the Nagoya University in Japan, MA in Economics from the University of Colombo, Master of International Development Studies from the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS) in Japan, and BSc (Hons.) in Business Administration (Business Economics) from the University of Sri Jayewardenepura. Dr. Fernando also is a special trainee on quantitative research methods from Griffith University in Australia. He currently manages the postgraduate arm of the department of Business Economics being the coordinator of Master of Business Economics and Master of Science in Business Economics postgraduate programs.

In addition, he works as a consultant to the Asian Development Bank on impact evaluation of road development projects in Sri Lanka. 

He has published many articles in international & national refereed journals and proceedings in relation to industry growth, industrial clusters, microfinance, public debt, skilled migration, and on other business economics and development issues. 

Dr. Janaka Fernando

Ph.D. (Nagoya); MEcon(Colombo); Master of IDS (GRIPS); B.Sc.(SJP) 

Email: janaka.f@jaar-cs.com


JAAR Corporate Solutions is firmly committed to the UN Global Compact and the UN-Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights. Furthermore, we believe in four fundamental values which constitute the foundation of our firm.

Professional Excellence

Through tailor-made, client driven measurable and sustainable results


Through strict monitoring of agreed results achievement, unconditional respect of timelines and continuous open communication


Through tailor-made, client driven measurable and sustainable results Through fully transparent and legally compliant actions


Through One-Stop-Shop inspired, practical solution implementation


Our Experience

With industry expertise, we decided to alter direction. Now, we share our passion by helping others. Our ramp up process is designed to empower your team and outfit them with the tools they need to succeed. Talk to us today about how we can support your growth and put you on a solid track to success and profit.


Our Approach

Our services include a comprehensive consult to help identify gaps and opportunities, a comprehensive report that includes a project plan with timelines and milestones, a cost analysis, and a schedule. We also offer a suite of quality products that will help you get there quickly and smoothly. That’s how we ensure your success.


Why Us?

Business mentors are key—  We want to give each of you the time and guidance you deserve.  Whether you’re seeking a strategic alliance with the right partner or a special skillset or tool, call us today. Together we’ll create and refine your plan for success. We didn’t get here alone. And neither will you. 



Our Mantra

Whether you’re just starting out or looking to restructure we’ve got you covered. Our mantra is: analyze, identify, advise, execute. Our mission is to create relationships, not transactions. Our promise is that we’ll be there, as questions or issues arise, every step of the way. 

Our Expertise

We’re a group of dynamic qualified team with expertise in Corporate Finance, Business Economics, Legal & Regulatory Services, Market Entry and Sustainability that thrive on sharing our experience and knowledge to help you make a success of your business. Our approach proves that clear communication and expert collaboration will boost your bottom line and position a sustainable business model.