Mr. J T S P 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.