Samson Ekanayake is the CEO and Vice Chancellor of Saegis University Campus. He is also a Professor in Accounting and Finance at Saegis. From 1992 to 2016 Samson held various positions at Deakin University including the position of Discipline Leader of Finance. Samson has won several awards for teaching excellence in business finance and was nominated for Faculty Awards for innovative teaching in 2010. His research interests include corporate finance, management control and enterprise risk management. Before joining Deakin University, he held senior managerial positions in accounting and finance in several reputed companies. To name a few, he was the finance manager of Mitsubishi Olayan Machinery Industries, Corporate Treasurer of The Finance Company, and Economist of Fiji Sugar Corporation. Samson is a Chartered Accountant and a Certified Practising Accountant. He completed his post-graduate studies at The University of Lancaster in England.