ECONOMYNEXT – The Securities and Exchange Commission of Sri Lanka (SEC) made four new additions from diverse backgrounds to its leadership.
These appointments are expected to increase the effectiveness of the SEC secretariat in the respective operating areas, the SEC said.
Manuri Weerasinghe, with over 20 years of experience in accounting, financial management, financial reporting and auditing, was appointed Director, Corporate Affairs.
She is a Fellow Member of CA Sri Lanka, member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and a member of the Certified Practicing Accountants of Australia.
Her academic credentials include a Master of Business Administration and a BSc (Hons) in Accountancy and Financial Management (Special).
Prior to joining the SEC, she served in several financial management positions in Bermuda and Sweden.
Madura P R Wanigasekara was appointed Chief Digital Officer. He has over 20 years delivering and managing IT solutions, and has held several senior management positions in the public and private sectors.
His academic qualifications include a Master of Science in Information Technology from the University of Colombo and a Bachelor of Information Technology from the Curtin University of Technology.
He is also a member of the Australian Computer Society (ACS).
Sharmila Panditaratne was appointed Assistant Director, Legal and Enforcement.
She is an Attorney-at-Law with over 21 years of experience as a securities market regulator.
She holds a Master of Laws degree from the University of Houston, Texas and has worked at two law firms in the USA prior to joining the SEC.
Riyaz Bary, Deputy Solicitor General at the Attorney General’s Department was appointed a Director on secondment basis. (Colombo/Sep26/2023)