The Monetary Board with the concurrence of the Minister of Finance has promoted Assistant Governor C. J .P. Siriwardana to the post of Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) with effect from 19 August.

Siriwardana has over 31 years of experience at the Central Bank especially in the areas of economic and price stability, financial system stability and other agency functions carried out by CBSL.

Prior to his appointment as Deputy Governor, Siriwardana held the position of Assistant Governor in charge of the Public Debt, Information Technology, Legal and Compliance, Macroprudential Surveillance, Human Resources, Policy Review and Monitoring, Payments and Settlement, and Risk Management Departments.