COLOMBO (EconomyNext) – Sri Lanka’s capital markets watchdog, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), has appointed Vajira Wijegunawardene as its Director General with immediate effect.
Wijegunawardene had been the SEC’s Director -Capital Market Development.
He has a degree in Business Management and Administration from the University of Reading, UK and a Masters Degree in Financial Economics from the University of Colombo. He was an Investment Analyst and Fund Manager for 10 years before joining the SEC.
The Director General’s post had been vacant for some time and Wijegunawardene had been shortlisted along with the SEC’s Deputy Director General Dhammika Perera.