MTI Consulting has appointed Scotland-based Asanka De Silva as a Non-Executive Director of their UK subsidiary, with the intent of activating their business operations in the UK. Recently, Asanka was involved with MTI to work on the strategy for an Organic Tea Bar in London.
Asanka’s experience covers senior appointments with Reckitt Benckiser, Coca Cola, Charter Brands, Typhoo Tea. John West, and Edrington, and he was also MTI’s first team member who joined CEO Hilmy Cader when they started operations in the late 90s. Asanka is the Founder and CEO of Liver Health UK – an entity he started-up with a mission to transform liver health by raising awareness of Fatty Liver and providing everyday products that support liver health.
Asanka is an Associate Lecturer at the University of Edinburgh Business School, mainly covering topics such as strategy, brand positioning, marketing transformation & pricing. He has co-delivered the first online marketing course at the University of Edinburgh via the edX platform.
“We are delighted to re-engage with Asanka after many years. With Asanka’s involvement we hope to activate our operations in the UK and explore opportunities in the UK and across Europe,” said MTI CEO, Hilmy Cader.
MTI is an internationally-networked boutique management consultancy – having carried out 670 projects across 49 countries – in the last 24 years. MTI’s practices cover Strategy, Operations, Corporate Finance and Digital & Analytics. MTI has been at the forefront of thought leadership on strategy, having conceptualized breakthrough models and paradigms that challenges conventional thinking and practices.