Tips for Safe Online & Mobile Banking

Peoples bank invests in processes and technologies to secure the electronic environment for our customer’s financial transactions, communications as data transitions. However we recommend you to take necessary steps to protect yourself from attempts to gain your personal information.

If you are a victim of a fraud, contact Peoples Bank immediately.

  • Never click any links or open attachments in emails that request your information or your accounts. Peoples Bank never makes such requests. If a link was clicked accidently, immediately contact us.
  • Make sure that your tablet or Smartphone is always protected with a PIN .Do not reveal it to anybody and make sure it is difficult to guess.
  • Take care not to leave your device unattended or left or stored in an insecure place. It is advisable if you could download a tracking app that will help you to erase your data remotely if required.
  • Make sure you always logout of your banking app or mobile website when you finish using it. For this closing the app or the web page may not be sufficient.
  • Do not use unsecure Wi-Fi networks for banking or checking your emails. It is better to use a 4G or 3G internet connection.
  • Read the bank’s terms and conditions for mobile banking and make sure that you are aware of what your responsibilities are and those of the bank.
  • Do not send or receive personal or account information by unsecure channels
  • Do not share user ID or password with another person.
  • Notify us immediately of unexpected account activity.
  • Set account alerts when using Online Banking.
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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.