Senior banker Nihal Fonseka appointed to Monetary Board

5 August 2016 12:07 am - 0     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

A A A

The Central Bank in a statement yesterday announced the appointment of veteran banker Nihal Fonseka to its Monetary Board with effect from July 27, 2016. The appointment was made by President Maithripala Sirisena in accordance with the Section 8(2)(c) of the Monetary Law Act.
Fonseka throughout his professional life has held a number of key managerial positions in Sri Lanka as well as overseas.  He was the CEO of the DFCC Bank for over 13 years and the Deputy CEO of the HSBC Colombo for 10 years. 


He held the post of Chairman of the Colombo Stock Exchange, Lanka Ventures PLC, Acuity Partners Pvt. Ltd., Lanka Industrial Estates Ltd., National Asset Management Ltd. as well as the Association of Development Financing Institutions in Asia and Pacific, Manila. 

He also held directorships in several government and private companies such as Commercial Bank of Ceylon PLC, Employees’ Trust Fund Board, DFCC Vardhana Bank PLC, National Procurement Commission, Presidential Commission on Taxation and Credit Information Bureau Ltd. 
Currently, Fonseka is the Director and Chairman of the Group Audit Committee of John Keells Holdings PLC, Chairman of the Group Audit Committee of Brandix Lanka Ltd., President of the Sri Lanka National Council of the Chartered Institute of Securities & Investments and a Member of the US-Sri Lanka Fulbright Commission.


Fonseka holds a B.Sc degree from the University of Ceylon, Colombo. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Bankers, UK and a Member of the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investments, UK.
He has authored many articles and conducted a large number of presentations at various seminars and conferences locally and internationally.

 

 

See Kapruka's top selling online shopping categories such as Toys, Grocery, Flowers, Birthday Cakes, Fruits, Chocolates, Clothing and Electronics. Also see Kapruka's unique online services such as Money Remittence,News, Courier/Delivery, Food Delivery and over 700 top brands. Also get products from Amazon & Ebay via Kapruka Gloabal Shop into Sri Lanka.

 

  Comments - 0

See Kapruka's top selling online shopping categories such as Toys, Grocery, Flowers, Birthday Cakes, Fruits, Chocolates, Clothing and Electronics. Also see Kapruka's unique online services such as Money Remittence,News, Courier/Delivery, Food Delivery and over 700 top brands. Also get products from Amazon & Ebay via Kapruka Gloabal Shop into Sri Lanka.

 

 

Add comment

Comments will be edited (grammar, spelling and slang) and authorized at the discretion of Daily Mirror online. The website also has the right not to publish selected comments.

Reply To:

Name - Reply Comment




Acquittal of TMVP Leader “Pillayan” From Murder Charges

On January 12, 2021, a three-judge bench of the Supreme Court imposed a sente

Military Training for Youth, Explained

As news broke out about Public Security Minister (Rtd) Rear Admiral Sarath We

Illegal clearing of Attidiya Sanctuary with powerful political patronage

Environmental destruction under political patronage is not new in Sri Lanka.

Bio Bubble Bursts on tissa safari drivers

Ukrainian tourists are visiting Sri Lanka at present with the involvement of

See Kapruka's top selling online shopping categories such as Toys, Grocery, Flowers, Birthday Cakes, Fruits, Chocolates, Clothing and Electronics. Also see Kapruka's unique online services such as Money Remittence,News, Courier/Delivery, Food Delivery and over 700 top brands. Also get products from Amazon & Ebay via Kapruka Gloabal Shop into Sri Lanka.