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DEPUTY GENERAL MANAGER - STRATEGIC PLANNING, PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT AND RESEARCH

MS. P.S.J. KURUKULASOORIYA

Ms Jayanthi Kurukulasooriya joined the Bank, as a Management Trainee in 1994 and counts over 26 years of experience in the banking field. Her experience mainly encompasses in the areas of Branch Banking, Credit, Staff Training, Human Resources Development, Credit Administration, Channel Management and Retail Banking. Prior to joining the Bank, she has gained experience as a Senior Assistant Accountant at the Road Construction and Development Company. She holds a BSc Business Administration (Special) Degree with a Second Class Upper Division (Honours) from the University of Sri Jayewardenepura and Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Colombo. She is a Fellow Member (FIB) of Institute of Bankers of Sri Lanka, a Member of AAT Sri Lanka, a Licentiate Member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka and holds a Diploma in Human Resource Management (Dip HRM) as well. She was able to enhance the Bank’s image by winning three Gold Medals at the Convocation (1997) of Institute of Bankers of Sri Lanka for obtaining maximum number of distinctions, completing examination within two consecutive years and obtaining highest aggregate marks at the Intermediate and Final Examinations, which is still an undefeated record.

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Chairman

Mr. Sujeewa Rajapakse

Mr. Sujeewa Rajapakse is a Managing Partner of BDO Partners which is the local representative of BDO - the fifth largest accounting network in the world. A Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (FCA) and a Fellow of Institute of Chartered Management Accountants of Sri Lanka (FCMA), Mr.Rajapakse holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Postgraduate Institute of Management (PIM), University of Sri Jayewardenepura. During his professional career that spanned nearly four decades, he held the honorary positions of President, Vice President and Council Member (elect) of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (ICASL), Former Chairman of Auditing Standards Committee of ICASL, President of Practicing Accountants Forum of Sri Lanka, Treasurer of Sri Lanka Cricket, Treasurer for Cricket World Cup 2011, Board Member and Technical Advisor to South Asian Federation of Accountants (SAFA), Technical Advisor to Confederation of Asia Pacific Accountants (CAPA) and Council Member of University of Sri Jayewardenepura. He has also served in the directorates of National Development Bank PLC, Softlogic Insurance PLC, Dipped products PLC, Heycarb PLC, Development Holdings (Pvt) Ltd, Lanka Holdings (Pvt) Ltd, NDB Capital Ltd – Bangladesh, The Finance Company PLC and Unidil Packaging.

Director

Mr. Dushmantha Thotawatte

Mr. Dushmantha Thotawatte was appointed to the Board of Directors with effect from 08.07 2022. Mr.Thotawatte is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka with a Bachelor of Commerce (Special Degree) from the University of Sri Jayawardhanepura & a Master in Financial Economics from the University of Colombo. He is an accomplished leader who has extensive experience in the field of Financial Management, Corporate Governance, Strategic Management and Public Relations, together a successful track record as Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer and Chief Internal Auditor in many state owned enterprises and private organizations and counts over 38 years of experience.