Sri Lanka central bank gets new deputy governor

ECONOMYNEXT – Assistant Governor of Sri Lanka’s central bank S. Lankathilake has been promoted to the post of Deputy Governor with effect from 24th January 2016.

A statement said Lankathilake has more than 30 years of experience in the central bank in the areas of economic and price stability, financial system stability and agency functions.

Prior to this appointment he held the position of the Assistant Governor in-charge of Bank Supervision, Supervision of Non-Bank Financial Institutions and Financial Sector Research Departments and Financial Intelligence Unit.

Lankathilake holds an MA in Economics and a Postgraduate Diploma in Economics from the University of Manchester, U.K., and a B.Com degree with 1st Class honours from the University of Peradeniya.

Lankathilake has also served as a member of the Board of Directors of Sri Lanka Export Credit Insurance Corporation, Board of Management of the Title Insurance Fund of Registrar General’s Department, and National Labour Advisory Committee.

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