Romesh David - South Asia Gateway Terminals

Logistics Excellence Award Judge

Romesh is CEO of South Asia Gateway Terminals (, Sri Lanka’s first PPP project in the Ports Sector, by a consortium led by John Keells Holdings (JKH) and including the A P Moller/Maersk Group, Evergreen of Taiwan and the Sri Lanka Ports Authority. He was previously with JKH for 38 years, where he had overall responsibility for all businesses in the Transportation Group which included companies in the ports, bunkering, shipping, logistics, freight forwarding, airline, aviation services and travel sectors. 

A Chartered Fellow of the century old Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport and a past International VP of the Institute, he currently serves as a Global Advisor to WiLAT (Women in Transport & Logistics). He is presently President of the Indo-Lanka Chamber of Commerce, is Chair of the National Agenda Committee on Transport & Logistics of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce and a member of the IFC’s Women-in-Work, High-Level Advocacy Group in Sri Lanka.