Mr T P L Raj is a fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). He has devoted more than 25 years of his life to develop ACCA in Sri Lanka. Over 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 also served the International Assembly of ACCA – UK for consecutive period of 6 years.
He is the Chairman of Mercury Institute of Management (Pte) Ltd Sri Lanka. Mercury is an Platinum accredited ACCA Learning Provider. Its excellent pass rates have continuously beaten the global average. 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, now corporate leaders in the Corporate sector 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 and CEO of Lanka Organics (Pvt) Ltd a pioneering company in the production, processing and export of organic products of Sri Lankan Origin. 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”.