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Four new Assistant Governors appointed

28 November, 2021

The Monetary Board of the Central Bank promoted K. G. P. Sirikumara,  D. Kumaratunge,  U. L. Muthugala, and  C. P. S. Bandara to the post of Assistant Governor from November 17. 

Sirikumara  has served the Central Bank for over 21 years in different capacities in the Departments of Legal and Compliance and Secretariat. 

He holds Master of Laws Degrees from the Monash University, Australia and the University of Colombo. He also holds a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) degree from the University of Colombo. 

Kumaratunge has over 30 years of experience in the Central Bank and has worked in the Departments of Economic Research, Centre for Banking Studies, Information Technology, and Management Audit in different capacities before serving as the Director of Payments and Settlements Department from 2016. 

Kumaratunge holds a Master of Science Degree in Information Technology from the University of Colombo, Master of Arts Degree and a Postgraduate Diploma in Economics from the University of Essex, United Kingdom and a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of Peradeniya. 

Muthugala has served the Central Bank for over 30 years in the Departments of Secretariat, Finance, Bank Supervision, Public Debt, International Operations, Internal Audit, Financial System Stability, Supervision of Non-Bank Financial Institutions in different capacities.  She holds a Master of Business Administration Degree from the University of Colombo and is a Fellow member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), United Kingdom. She also possesses the ACI Dealing Certificate of the Financial Markets Association. 

C. P. S. Bandara has over 24 years of experience at the Central Bank in the areas of financial system stability, economic and price stability, corporate services and agency functions.

He holds a Master of Science Degree in Information Technology from Charles Sturt University, Australia, a Bachelor of Technology Degree in Computer Science from Monash University, Australia and a Diploma in Central Banking.

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