Appointment of new Deputy Governors



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The Monetary Board, with the concurrence of the Minister of Finance, has promoted Assistant Governors, S R Attygalle and H A Karunaratne to the post of Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) with effect from 31st October 2018.


S R Attygalle has over 27 years of service in the Central Bank and prior to the appointment as a Deputy Governor, Attygalle held the position of Assistant Governor of the CBSL and has been released to the Ministry of Finance to serve as the Deputy Secretary to the Treasury. Attygalle has been appointed as the Secretary to the Treasury and the Ministry of Finance with effect from October 31, 2018.


Attygalle holds a Masters of Science degree in Quantitative Development Economics from the Warwick University, UK and a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Science from the University of Colombo.


H A Karunaratne has over 32 years of experience in the Central Bank especially in the areas of Economic and Price Stability, Financial System Stability and other Agency Functions carried out by the Central Bank. Prior to the appointment as a Deputy Governor, Karunaratne held the position of the Assistant Governor in-charge of Employees' Provident Fund, Risk Management, and Secretariat Departments; and supervised the administrative matters of the Financial Intelligence Unit. In addition, Karunaratne served as the Secretary to the Monetary Board of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka for nearly four years. He also served as the Secretary to the Monetary Board Advisory Audit Committee, Secretary to the Board Risk Oversight Committee, Secretary to the Ethics Committee and the Head of Secretariat of the Whistleblowing Policy of CBSL.


Karunaratne holds a Master of Arts degree in Economics from Ohio University, USA and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Sri Jayewardenepura. Karunaratne is an Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka.


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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