Mr T P L Raj is a fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). He was one of the founder members who established the ACCA brand in Sri Lanka having devoted more than 25 years of his life in achieving this objective. During this period his untiring efforts developed ACCA and were responsible in stimulating its growth in Sri Lanka. He served the council first as secretary and then as President for 9 consecutive years from 1994 - 2003. He served the International Assembly of ACCA – UK from its inception in 1997 for consecutive period of 6 years.
Mr Raj specializes in lecturing for UK Taxation, Performance Management for ACCA professional examination. At the December 2007 ACCA professional examination he produced a world prize winner for Advance Performance Management (APM Paper P5). Many of his students have always been awarded with the Sri Lankan prizes. He counts over 20 years of experience as a Senior lecturer in the field of Management Accounting, Taxation, Accounting and Auditing. During his career he specialized in lecturing for ACCA professional courses. Many thousand have graduated under his guidance, are now corporate leaders of Sri Lanka. His academic experience is far stretched with representation at many International regional and local Conferences. He also has presented papers at World Conferences.
He is the Managing Director Erin Group of companies a diversified enterprise engaged in Education, the production, processing and export of organic products of Sri Lankan Origin, Consulting and Information Technology.
He has successfully developed a community based sustainable agricultural system as a response to the challenges of the agriculture industry demonstrating social responsibility among the small farmer communities of our country. He also instrumented the research project of the German Development Institute on “Developing the value chain for the Agricultural sector in Sri Lanka”.