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At Advice Lab, we offer outsourced solutions for financial planners to help increase efficiency & reduce costs. Our services include paraplanning, admin, digital marketing & accounting.

Talent wins you games, but teamwork wins you championships

Michael Jordan
Prad Navaratnam - Advice Lab
Managing Director

Prad Navaratnam

With over 15 years of experience in financial services, Prad is one of our co-founders who brings a wealth of knowledge having worked at Colonial First State, Macquarie Bank, Australian Ethical & IOOF prior to co-founding Advice Lab. He has experience helping advisers better understand and help embed products & processes into their business that give them and their clients value.

Born and brought up in Colombo, Sri Lanka before moving to Sydney, Australia helps him be in a unique position of being able to balance the understanding of Sri Lanka together with the delicate requirements of an ever changing financial planning environment in Australia.

Natasha Liyanage - Advice Lab
Head of People & Culture

Natasha Liyanage

Manager - Training & Process Improvement

Kaveena Skandanathan

Kaveena has been working in the paraplanning industry for over 3 years in Sri Lanka. She first started her career in accounting starting with her bachelor's degree in commerce and after that completed her professional chartered accountancy qualification with ACCA. She has worked in internal audit for Ernst and Young and in accounting for a prominent insurance company in Sri Lanka. Soon after she realized her passion for paraplanning, and the financial services industry and the rest is history. She strongly believes in providing the quality service to our Advisers and helping them meet their goals as well as their client’s goals. She is passionate about empowering women and the younger generation in the workplace by encouraging them to grow and learn within the corporate environment.
Manager - Admin Services

Shaniya Pereira

With over 8 years of experience in the customer service and BPO industry, Shaniya stepped into financial planning 3 years back. Having started in an advice associate role, Shaniya is now heading the admin department at Advice Lab. She has a strong background in customer service and also has experience working for a leading insurance provider in UK.

Shaniya is very passionate to work with the financial advisers and assisting them to manage their business in terms of their day today administrative operations. She is an enthusiastic traveler, has a sweet tooth and enjoy watching movies and listening to music.

Our Values

Integrity

Quality

Accountability

Compliance

Initiative

Team Work

Entrepreneurial

Adaptability

Communication

Passion

Why Sri Lanka?

Strong employee brand equity with attrition rates much lower than the industry average.

Exceptional government-provided support including outsource favourable policies, strong intellectual property protection laws and tax incentives.

Strong availability of English-speaking university graduates as potential staff from across 14+ major universities.

Top-of-the-range, globally-recognized certified finance, IT and legal professionals.

Business-ready infrastructure with an excellent telecommunications network and metropolitan real estate.

State-of-the-art facilities with provision for future ramp-up.

Data Security Measures

Technology

 

  • Firewall rules in place

  • Antivirus on all servers, desktops, email gateways and internet filters

  • Social media & personal email access disabled

  • Password management tools implemented

  • All emails captured on our servers

  • Tests run regularly to test network & system penetration

Physical Security

 

  • CCTV cameras monitoring premises

  • 24/7 building monitoring by security guard

  • No external drive access to PCs

  • Secure desktop policy / Clean desk policy

  • Photo ID security access with appropriate access controls

Training

 

  • Policy training at induction & updates conducted throughout the year

  • IT security training run throughout the year

  • Regular compliance updates

Lets Work Together

Got any questions? Send us a message and we’ll get in touch with you within 1-2 business days.

Australia

Level 9
50 Clarence St
Sydney NSW 2000

Sri Lanka

54/1
Ananda Coomaraswamy Mawatha
Colombo 03

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Australia

Level 9
50 Clarence St
Sydney NSW 2000

Sri Lanka

No. 14
Sir Baron Jayatilake Mawatha
Colombo 01