Ananda Cumarasamy

Finance & Operations Manager

London, UK

Ananda Cumarasamy leads the Big Innovation Centre’s Finance and Operations, ensuring effective internal and external audits, bookkeeping, financial planning and control. He oversees our short and long-term organisational planning and strategy, taking responsibility for managing and increasing the effectiveness and efficiency of support services in relation to financial accounts, insurance, legal, payroll, IT, HR and serviced office space.

Ananda has over 10 years management & financial accounting experience in varied industry area, including consolidated reports, balance sheet reconciliation, payroll, budget, forecast and variance analysis. He is a hardworking and goal-oriented professional with the ability to operate clearly and concisely at many levels, whilst creating and maintaining relationships with both internal and external stakeholders.

Ananda is a true generalist and an expert in delivering operational and strategic finance services and advice. He is a qualified member of Chartered Institute of Management Accountant (CIMA), member of Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA), Association of Accounting Technician of Sri Lanka (AAT), International Association of Bookkeepers (IAB) and MSc in Accounting and Finance from London Southbank University.

He has wide range of industry experience: pharmaceutical, online train ticketing, civil engineering, sports and leisure, membership, automotive and public sector.

Ananda enjoys playing cricket.