Ihlas is an Associate Member of ICASL and BSc First Class degree holder in Accounting Special (University of Sri Jayewardenepura). He learnt with a lot of financial difficulties and achieved below milestones proving that there is no barrier for education. He finished his GCE AL examination in 2011 becoming first in Kandy district in commerce stream and entered to University of Sri Jayewardenepura without any knowledge regarding Chartered. CA Sri Lanka offered him a scholarship in which he started his CA Career and completed it successfully. Then he obtained the Associated Membership at the age of 26 and Successfully completed his University degree with First Class. In addition to the professional qualifications he has over 5 years of practical experience in Auditing & Management Accounting. Currently he is working in a well reputed company in Sri Lanka and Conducts Visiting Lectures in Open University of Sri Lanka & Other Private / Semi Government Institutions.