Sri Lanka’s Central Bank Appoints Four New Assistant Governors!

Sri Lanka’s Monetary Board has appointed four new assistant governors with effect for 28 August this year to address the emerging challenges of the economy, the bank said in a media release.

D Wasantha, C P A Karunathilake, H A Karunaratne and S R Attygalle to the post of Assistant Governor.
These promotion have been made in accordance with the succession plan of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) to address the emerging challenges of the economy.

D Wasantha, has over 30 years of experience in the Central Bank especially in the areas of Statistics, Exchange Control, Corporate Services and management of Employees’ Provident Fund. Immediately prior to this appointment, he functioned as the Secretary of the CBSL. As the Assistant Governor, he will oversee the Statistics, Financial Stability Studies and Secretariat Departments of the CBSL.

C P A Karunathilake, has served over a period of 28 years at the Central Bank and has experience in the areas of Statistics, Currency Management and Training & Development. Immediately prior to this appointment, he functioned as the Director of Centre for Banking Studies of the CBSL. As the Assistant Governor, Karunathilake will oversee the Centre for Banking Studies of the CBSL and the Employees’ Provident Fund.

H A Karunaratne, has served the Bank for over 28 years, and has experience mainly in the areas of Banking, Public Debt Management, Monetary Policy Operations, Financial Intelligence and Foreign Reserves Management. Immediately prior to this appointment, he functioned as the Director of the International Operations Department of the CBSL. As the Assistant Governor, Karunaratne will oversee the International Operations, Exchange Control and Finance Departments of the CBSL.

S R Attygalle, who has been seconded to the Ministry of Finance and Planning since 2003, currently serves as a Deputy Secretary to the Treasury.

He has over 23 years of experience in the areas of Monetary and Fiscal Policy.