Human resources director
British American Tobacco Malaysia
Samanmali Chandrasiri is the human resources director of British American Tobacco (Malaysia), responsible for the HR function in Malaysia and Singapore (sales and marketing).
Having joined BAT as a management trainee, she has more than 17 years of service with the BAT Group. Originally from Sri Lanka, she has held various HR roles in Sri Lanka, South Asia and Indonesia, including area head of talent, organisation effectiveness advisor and HR director. She holds a BSc in management from the University of London and an MBA from Edith Cowan University, Australia.