Mr. K. A. Vimalenthirarajah was appointed as the Treasury Representative / the Representative of the Ministry of Finance to the Board of Peoples’ Bank in January 2020. He is an officer of Sri Lanka Administrative Service, counting over 25 years of experience in the public service. He is presently working as the Director General, Department of Trade and Investment Policy.
He is an Attorney-at-Law. Mr. Vimalenthirarajah holds a Special Degree in Economics from the University of Jaffna, Master of Philosophy in Economics from the University of Peradeniya, Master of Business Administration from the University of Moratuwa and Bachelor of Laws from the Open University of Sri Lanka. He has a Postgraduate Diploma in Development Studies and Public Policy, Postgraduate Diploma in International Relations, Diploma in Human Resource Management and Diploma in Information Technology. Prior to his appointment as the Director General, Department of Trade and Investment Policy of the General Treasury, he has held various positions in the public service including the positions of Director General, Department of Fiscal Policy, Senior Assistant Secretary in charge of Administrative Reforms, the Chief Information Officer of the Ministry of Public Administration and Home Affairs, Minister Counsellor of the Sri Lankan Embassy in Beijing, China.
Mr. Vimalenthirarajah is the Sri Lanka’s Director to the SAARC Development Fund and Ex-Officio Director of the Board of the Sri Lanka Insurance Corporation. He has also represented the General Treasury as Director of the Board of the Bank of Ceylon, the Sri Lanka Tourism Promotion Bureau, the Board of Investment of Sri Lanka, the Ceylon Petroleum Corporation, and the Institute of Human Resource Advancement of the University of Colombo and as Chairman, Sri Lanka Insurance Corporation.