Hailing from a well-known business family in Sri Lanka, Mr. Amitha Gamage was born in Nugegoda. His father, the late Mr. David Urala Gamage was a well-respected businessman who operated several successful business establishments.
An Accountant by profession, Mr. Amitha Gamage holds an MBA from the University of Western Sydney, Australia. He has successfully completed coursework and finalizing the research dissertation for Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA) from University of AIT in Bangkok. He started his professional career at KPMG and Meralis Chartered Accountants in UK before venturing out in to a career in Gem and Jewellery by establishing his own business Amaran Gems (Pvt) Ltd. in 1991. Today, Amaran Gems (Pvt) Ltd. is a highly successful operation specializing in providing high-quality Gems and Designer Jewellery to clients from across the globe.
Mr. Gamage is a part-qualified Fellow of the Gemological Association of Great Britain (FGA) while he also holds a Diploma in Lapidary from Sri Lanka Gem Corporation in 1989 and won the best gem cutter award. His never ending passion has led him to exhibit at the international gem and jewellery exhibitions such as Tucson gem exhibition (USA), JCK Las Vegas gem and jewellery exhibition (USA), JA gem and jewellery exhibition in New York (USA), London Jewellery exhibition (UK), Hong Kongjewellery exhibition (China), Bangkokjewellery exhibition (Thailand) and IJT jewellery exhibition in Tokyo (Japan) continuously for 6 years, from 1993 to 1999. He has undergone courses in jewellery designing by Mr. Rex Billingham, renowned British jewellery instructor, manufacturing of jewellery and heat-treatment of gem stones.He held the position of Chairman of the Sri Lanka National Gem and Jewellery Authority from 2013 to 2015.
From humble beginnings, Amaran Gems (Pvt) Limited has grown to be one of Sri Lanka’s best and most reputed Gem and jewellary manufacture and provider in the industry today.His knowledge and experience has helped to make Amaran a Successful company in supplying Calibrated and Free size fine quality Sri Lankan Blue sapphires and many other gem stones to the global market.His dynamic vision, strong business acumen and above all, the heartiest will to provide all his customers with the best quality products and services are the secrets of his success.
Mr. Gamage is a Member of International Colored Gem Stone Association (ICA), which is the world governing body for colored gem stone industry and Sri Lanka Gem & Jewellery Traders Association. He has obtained the title of competent communicator (CC) from International Toastmasters USA.