Top professional Sujeewa Rajapakse, who counts over 30 years of experience in audit and consultancy services, has been appointed as the People’s Bank Chairman.
Rajapakse is a Past President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (ICASL) and the International Liaison Partner (ILP) of BDO Partners, Sri Lanka. He is currently the Managing Partner of BDO partners, Chairman of the Statutory Auditing Standard Committee of the ICASL, board member of the Sri Lanka Accounting and Auditing Standard Monitoring Board, and the Council Member of the University of Sri Jayawardenapura.
He was a member of the Monetary Policy Consultative Committee of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL), Commission member of the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Sri Lanka Pay Commission.
He is also a past President of ICASL and Chairman of the Statutory Auditing Standard Committee of ICASL, board member of the Sri Lanka Accounting and Auditing Standard Monitoring Board, Council Member of the University of Sri Jayawardenapura.
In addition to being a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka, he holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka.
He has gained extensive exposure from the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC), Confederation of Asia Pacific Accountants (CAPA) and South Asia Federation of Accountants (SAFA).
Rajapakse is an expert in providing business advisory services covering a wide range of industries from general trading, apparel, real estate, leisure management and plantations, finance and banking. Rajapakse was recently appointed the Deputy Chairman of Softlogic Life Insurance PLC.