Mr. Rohan Pathirage has been a senior member of People’s Bank’s Corporate Management team since 2010. He has Masters in Bank Management from Massey University, New Zealand and holder of a Postgraduate Diploma in Banking. He holds a Degree in Law from the University of Colombo and is an Attorney-at-Law. Mr. Pathirage joined the Bank in 1995 and counts more than 25 years experience in Overall Management & Administration and Human Resources. He has been exposed to all aspects of Banking. He has been a member of the Key Management Committees of the Bank. Mr. Pathirage is an alternate Director of the Board of the Institute of Bankers of Sri Lanka -IBSL and a member of the Academic Council of IBSL. He serves as a Director on the Boards of People’s Leasing &Finance PLC, Lankan Alliance Finance Company in Bangladesh, People’s Micro Commerce, People’s Leasing Fleet Management and People’s Travels (Pvt) Ltd. He is the chairman of People’s Leasing Havelock Properties Ltd. Prior to joining the Bank, He worked as General Manager of export oriented BOI company.

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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.


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.