Mrs. Sujatha Cooray, Chairperson, People’s Bank | Sunday Observer

Mrs. Sujatha Cooray, Chairperson, People’s Bank

Chairperson of People’s Bank, Mrs Sujatha Cooray assumes duties. CEO/GM N. Vasantha Kumar  and Senior Deputy General Manager/Secretary to the Board of Directors, Rohan Pathirage look on.
Chairperson of People’s Bank, Mrs Sujatha Cooray assumes duties. CEO/GM N. Vasantha Kumar and Senior Deputy General Manager/Secretary to the Board of Directors, Rohan Pathirage look on.

The newly appointed Chairperson of People’s Bank, Mrs Sujatha Cooray, a senior public servant, assumed duties at the Head office of People’s Bank recently.

Mrs Cooray is a Class 1 officer of the Sri Lanka Planning Service.

She holds a BA degree and a BPhil degree from the University of Colombo. She also holds an MA in Development Economics from the Institute of Social Studies, The Netherlands.

During the thirty years of her public service career, she has functioned as Secretary to the Ministry of Ports and Highways and also held high ranking positions in the Ministry of Finance as Deputy Secretary to the Treasury and Director General of Department of External Resources.

Mrs Cooray also has served on the directorates of several private and state owned Banks, Securities and Exchange Commission of Sri Lanka, Insurance Board, Board of Investment of Sri Lanka and Sri Lanka Tourist Board.

She has represented the government in many international forums including annual sessions of World Bank/IMF, Asian Development Bank (ADB), Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP).

At present she is a member of National Salaries and Cadre Commission. 

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