Board of Directors

Mr. W.A.D.S Gunasinghe


Being an outstanding academic performer, Mr.Gunasinghe holds a Master’s Degree in Agriculture from State Agriculture University of Kharkov, Ukraine and MA in Development Studies specializing Regional Development from Institute of Social Studies, the Hague, the Netherlands. He also holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Development Planning from the University of Colombo. As an officer of Sri Lanka Planning Service, he has served in number of Ministries, in various posts including a Director of National Planning Department, Additional Director General of Department of National Budget, Additional Secretary to the Ministry of Development Strategies and International Trade, Ministry of National Heritage. At the peak as a Government officer, Mr.Gunasinghe held the post and served as the General Manager of Railways Department recently.

Being a hallowed administrator, he served in multiple institutions, namely, State Printing Corporation, Institute of Apparel and Textile, Tea Research Institute, UDA, Agarapathana Plantations and former Member of the Board of Directors in the Lankaputhra Development Bank. He has been a visiting lecturer of the University of Kelaniya and a resource person for many Government training institutions.

Mr. Gunasinghe is an old boy of Ananda College Colombo.



Mr. L.D.C.M. Abeywardana

Independent / Non-Executive Director

Mr. M.L.D.C. Mahendra Abeywardana is qualified in Human Resource Management and presently holds the position of Additional Director General of Mahaweli Authority. He has obtained Human Resource Management qualifications from University of Wolverhampton, Postgraduate Diploma in Management Studies from Aquinas University College and Marine Geological Survey Technology qualifications from Fujian Institute of Geography. He is a Justice of Peace all Island and bears positions in various institutions. Some of them are Chairman of Karapitiya Hospital Management Committee, Committee Member of Ministry of Health & Nutrition, Committee Member of Ministry of Prison Reforms, Rehabilitation, Resettlement and Hindu Religious Affairs and Director of Surangani Voluntary Services.

Mr. Dushshantha Wijekoon

Independent / Non-Executive Director

Mr. Dushshantha Wijekoon is an Associate Member of the Institute of Bankers of Sri Lanka and is a senior Professional Banker, who retired from the banking service in December 2020. In his career, he has served in two leading banks i.e. Hatton National Bank and Pan Asia Bank, and has gained over 39 years of diversified experience in branch banking, customer service, bank operations, compliance, and Corporate / Retail credit in many mid-sized and larger branches.  He has a wealth of knowledge and experience in banking and has played many prominent roles while serving in those banks. In addition, in Pan Asia Bank he has provided leadership for the development and training of staff , reviewing/introducing processes and compiling of Operations Manual of the Bank, etc.

Ms. G.V.A.D. Devika Silva

Independent / Non-Executive Director

Appointed as Non-Independent & Non-Executive Director in October 2023.

Ms. Devika Silva is a fellow member of the Institute of Charted Accountants of Sr Lanka counting over twenty-eight (28) years’ experience in the field of Banking & Finance. She started her career in Finance at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), one of the largest professional service networks in the world. Ms. Devika Silva currently holds the position of the Deputy General Manager Treasury and International at National Savings Bank having over 14 years’ experience in the Senior Management positions of the Bank.

She holds a Master of Business Administration (Finance) from the University of Colombo and BSc. Business Administration Special Degree from University of Sri Jayewardenepura. She is a council member of the Association of Professional Bankers (APB) and serves as a Director of the Association of Primary Dealers.

Mr. K.A.A. Karunarathne

Independent / Non-Executive Director
Deputy General Manager (Recovery Provinces) – Bank of Ceylon

Mr. Ajith Karunarathne was appointed to the Corporate Management cadre in December 2021 and assumed his duties as DGM (Product & Banking Development) and currently he serves as the Deputy General Manager (Recovery Provinces). Joining the Bank of Ceylon as a management trainee in 2002, he has served over 21 years at Bank of Ceylon in areas of Retail Banking, Trade Finance,Corporate and Premier Banking.

As head of the Premier Banking Branch and the Personal Branch, maintaining relationships with large-scale businesses, major corporates and entities in the country.

Mr. Ajith Karunarathne took over the Southern Province as the Assistant General Manager to enrich the performance of the province.

Mr. Ajith Karunarathna holds a B.Sc. In Business Administration (Special) from the University of Sri Jayewardenepura and a Master’s in Business Administration from the Wayamba University of Sri Lanka. He is an Associate Member of the Institute of Bankers of Sri Lanka (AIB) and also a Member of the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT).

Mr. S.N.B.M.W. Narayana

Non-Independent / Non-Executive Director (People’s Bank Representative)

Mr.Wickrama Narayana being an experienced banker of 28 years, has been serving in the People’s Bank from 1994 and appointed as a Member to the Board of Directors of Pradeshiya Sanwardhana Bank with effect from 31st January 2023. He is an outstanding expert in SME lending with specialized focus on small business lending, project finance, entrepreneurship development, business revival, and rehabilitation, spans over 12 years.

Mr.Narayana obtained a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from the University of Sri Jayewardenepura, followed by an MBA in Banking and Finance from the Postgraduate Institute of Management University of Sri Jayewardenepura, and an MSc Degree in Management from the University of Sri Jayewardenepura. Additionally, he is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Bankers of Sri Lanka. He currently lectures at the University of Sri Jayewardenepura, the University of Colombo, the Institute of Bankers of Sri Lanka, and the Center for Banking Studies at the Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL).

Ms. Eranga Dilrushi

Independent / Non-Executive Director

Mrs. Eranga Dilrukshi having more than 18 years of experience, being an Accountant in Sri Lanka Accountants’ Service, is currently serving in the Presidential Secretariat as the Chief Accountant. Mrs. Dilrukshi has a vast experience in Accounting, Procurement, Project Management and Public Financial Management and has served in many Government institutions such as Southern Provincial Council, Ministry of Economic Development, and at the Prime Minister’s Office which was prior to her current position. She was appointed as a Member of the Board of Directors of Pradeshiya Sanwardhana Bank with effect from 01st February 2023 and is engaged in her Directorship, while contributing as the Chairperson of Board Audit Committee of PSB.

Mrs. Eranga Dilrukshi obtained a BSc. Business Administration (Special) Degree in 2002 from the University of Sri Jayewardenepura and obtained Masters of Public Management in Project Management from Sri Lanka Institute of Development Administration.

Mr. Lalith Abeysiriwardana - RDB Independent/ Non-Executive Director

Mr. Lalith Abeysiriwardena

Independent / Non-Executive Director

Mr. Lalith Abeysiriwardana was appointed as an Independent/ Non-Executive Director to the Board of Directors of PSB also known as RDB on 03.01.2020. Mr. Abeysiriwardana is an Attorney at Law by profession since 1996. He holds a Degree in Bachelor of Law (L.L.B) from University of Colombo and Attorney at Law from Law College of Sri Lanka.
At present Mr. Abeysiriwardana holds the position of Director of Lead Business Development and Management Company (Pvt) Ltd, Foods (Pvt) Ltd as well as Lead Hardware and Construction (Pvt) Ltd.

Mr. Boshan Dayaratne

Independent / Non-Executive Director

Boshan Dayaratne has over 30 years of experience in senior management in various industries such as sports, garments, diversified business conglomerates, and education. He holds an MBA in Marketing from University of Colombo, and Bachelor of Commerce (Special) degree, also from the University of Colombo. Boshan is an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM-UK) and has a Diploma in Sports Science from the Hungarian University of Physical Education.

Currently, he is the Group Director / CEO of CICRA Holdings, a diversified group that specialized in cyber security training, consultation, and software development. He is recognized as a renowned keynote speaker in the field of cyber security. Since, 2013 – 2021, he has been invited by the United States Pacific Command to address the Pacific Senior Communicators annual event, which attracts senior military officials from 28 nations in Asia and the Pacific region. His focus has been on responding to cyber security and disaster recovery.

Under Boshan’s leaderships, CICRA conducts cyber security training at the annual Cyber Endeavor Program of the Multinational Communication Interoperability Program (MCIP) of the US Pacific Command.

In 2015, Boshan was appointed as a Board Member on Cyber Security for the US – Malaysia Command and Control Interoperability Board for bilateral discussions.

Boshan is also actively involved in various professional organizations. He serves as the Board Member of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC- Sri Lanka), the Founder Chair of the Cyber Security Center of Excellence of SLASSCOM, and past Board Member of Sri Lanka Association of Software and Service Companies (SLASSSCOM). He is the immediate past President of the MBA Alumni Association, University of Colombo and past Chairman of the Royal College Union Skills and Career Guidance Centre.

Furthermore, Boshan has shared his knowledge and expertise as a visiting faculty member of the MBA Program of the Management & Finance Faculty of the University of Colombo.