Asite Talwatte, Director, NSB | Sunday Observer

Asite Talwatte, Director, NSB

Asite Talwatte has been appointed to the Board of National Savings Bank (NSB) by the Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs Mahinda Rajapaksa.

He holds an MBA from the University of Sri Jayewardenepura. He is a Fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka) and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants of the U.K (CIMA)

Asite is at present the Chairman of Management Systems (Pvt) Limited (MSL) a management services company providing, business process outsourcing, company secretarial and registrars services and executive search.

Talwatte joined Ernst & Young where he worked in Assurance, Business Risk and Advisory Services for 37 years prior to his retirement in March 2016. At Ernst & Young, he served as the Country Managing Partner for over 10 years.

He was President of the CA Sri Lanka in the years 2002 and 2003 and the CIMA in the years 1995 and 1996. As the President of CA Sri Lanka he chaired several technical Committees such as the Accounting Standards Committee, Auditing Standards Committee and the Urgent Issues Task Force. He has also co-chaired a Committee on Corporate Governance, set up jointly by CA Sri Lanka and the Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) in 2012 and currently chairs the Committees reviewing the applicability of Integrated Reporting in Sri Lanka and the Corporate Governance Code.