Our People


Dan Jayalath

Dan is responsible for the fund accounting and fund operations function, including financial reporting, taxation, regulatory compliance, and liquidity management.

Dan is a Chartered Accountant with 20 years’ experience, including over ten years’ experience in financial services. Prior to joining Merricks Capital, Dan held the Finance Manager role at Phillip Capital Group Australia, a diversified financial service provider, where he was responsible for the group finance, taxation, compliance reporting and fund operations function.

Prior to this, Dan held roles at IOOF where he focused on distributions, financial reporting, and unit pricing, NAB where he was responsible for financial and tax reporting for a portfolio of major fund manager clients. Dan also spent four years at Ernst & Young within Audit and Assurance and has been instrumental in major development projects in the healthcare and manufacturing sector.

Dan holds a Bachelor of Business (Finance) from the University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka, is a member of the Certified Practicing Accountants of Australia (CPA) and is a member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka.

Dan is passionate about mentoring and empowering staff and work with community organisations to improve education and wellbeing of children, environmental protection, and sustainability initiatives.