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.