Mr. J.T. Sujith Prasanna Kariyawasam
Mr. J. T. S. P. Kariyawasam assumed duties as the Chairman of Pradeshiya Sanwardhana Bank also known as Regional Development Bank on 01st October 2018.
Mr. J. T. S. P. Kariyawasam was a bright Old Boy of the Carey College & D.S. Senanayake Vidyalaya Colombo and a graduate of BSc. Business Administration (Honours) at the University of Sri Jayawardenapura. He is also a senior member of the Association of Accounting Technicians of Sri Lanka and an Attorney at Law by profession.
Mr. Kariyawasam had held top posts in number of state institutions and former Chairman of Lankaputhra Development Bank, The Tea Small holding Authority, Tea Shakthi Fund and the Sri Lanka Coconut Development Authority (CDA). He was awarded as National Liaison Officer of Sri Lanka of Asia and Pacific Coconut Community during the tenure at CDA. He has worked as the Working Director of Maga Naguma Emulsion Co (Pvt) Ltd and the Road Development Authority for a long period of time and a person with matured experience.
Moreover, he has also served as a member of the Board of Directors of Coconut Cultivation Board, Coconut Research Institute, Maganaguma Consultancy and Project Management Co (Pvt) Ltd and Maganaguma Emalsion Production Co (Pvt) Ltd.
Mr. A.K. Senevirathne
Non-Executive/ Non-Independent Director (Treasury Representative)
Mr. Ananda Kithsiri Seneviratne is a special grade officer of the Sri Lanka Administrative Service (SLAS).
Mr Seneviratne holds an Honours Bachelor’s Degree specialising in Chemistry from University of Kelaniya. He has obtained a Postgraduate Diploma in Business and Financial Administration from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka and Masters in Business Administration from University of Colombo.
He joined the Sri Lanka Administrative Service in 1995. Upon completion of his in-service training year he was appointed as an Assistant Director to the Department of Fiscal Policy of the Ministry of Finance in 1996. In 2006 he was assigned to the Department of National Budget of the same Ministry as a Director. In 2015 he was appointed as the Director General of the Department of Fiscal Policy. Since January 2018 Mr. Seneviratne has been working as the Director General of the Department of National Budget until he was appointed as a Deputy Secretary of the Treasury in February 2018.
Mr. Seneviratne has also served as a Board Director in many state owned enterprises.
Mr. M.J.P. Salgado
Non-Executive/ Non-Independent Director (BOC Representative)
Mr. Salgado is a permanent employee of Bank of Ceylon holding the position of Deputy General Manager. His current business portfolio includes Product Development & Business Process Re-Engineering Project, Electronic Banking and Debit / Credit Card operations, Central Back Office, DMS Project and Organization and Methods.
He counts 29 years of experience in banking gaining wide experience in the fields of Province Sales Management, Premier Banking, ISSP Implementation, Special Project, Call Centre and BOC Assurance. He was an active member of the “Venesa Transformation Project’ in the Bank of Ceylon.
Graduated from the University of Sri Jayewardenapura, he holds a B Com 2nd Class Upper Division Special Degree, Associate Member of the Institute of Bankers of Sri Lanka, Licentiate Certificate from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka and Member of Association of Accounting Technicians of Sri Lanka. Prior to joining the bank, Mr. Salgado was employed at Mahaweli Engineers & Construction Agency in the capacity of Accountant.
Mr. K. B. Rajapakse
Non-Executive/ Non-Independent Director (PB Representative)
Mr. K. B. Rajapakse, is the Senior Deputy General Manager (Retail Banking) of Peoples Bank and counts over 31 years of experience in the field of Commercial and Development Banking. He is an Attorney at Law and holds a Second Class Honors Degree, B.Sc in Public Administration, University of Sri Jayawardenapura Sri Lanka.
He also holds a Diploma in Institute of Credit Management of Sri Lanka, Postgraduate Diploma of Management & IT from University of Kelaniya and is a fellow member of Institute of Bankers of Sri Lanka.
At present Mr. Rajapakse is serving as a Director of Institute of Bankers of Sri Lanka, Agricultural & Agrarian Insurance Board and Regional Development Bank and also serves as an Alternate Director of Credit Information Bureau of Sri Lanka.
Mr. K.B. Wijeyarathne
Non-Executive/ Non-Independent Director (NSB Representative)
Mr. Kithsiri B Wijeyaratne is the Deputy General Manager Finance & Planning of the National Savings Bank and counts over 35 years’ experience in the Audit and Financial services sector locally and overseas having served in Senior management position at premier financial institutions with extensive experience in the field of Insurance and Banking.
He is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (FCA), Fellow Member of the Certified Management Accountants of Sri Lanka (FCMA), Senior Member of the Institute of Association of Accountants of Sri Lanka (FMMAT) and Fellow Member of the Institute of Bankers of Sri Lanka (IBSL) and Member of the Organization of Professions Association (OPA).
Mr. Wijeyaratne holds a Second-class Honors degree, BSc in Business Administration from University of Sri Jayawardenapura Sri Lanka and Diploma in Public Finance and Management (DPFM) from Sri Lanka Institute of Development Administration (SLIDA).