Dr. Udayasri Kariyawasam

State Mortgage & Investment Bank

Dr. Udayasri Kariyawasam – Chairman

Dr. Udayasri Kariyawasam was appointed as the Chairman of SMIB on 13th January 2020 and performing up to the date.

Dr. Kariyawasam earned Doctor of Business Administration Degree from the University of the New Castle, Australia, Master Degree in Business (Accountancy) from RMIT University of Melbourne, Australia and Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) Business Administration (Special) Degree from the University of Sri Jayawardenepura.

Dr. Kariyawasam is a member of CPA Australia and Association of Certified Fraud Examiners in the USA (CFE). He is a Fellow member of Institute of Certified Management Accountants of Sri Lanka and Registered Company Secretary of Department of Registrar of Companies in Sri Lanka. Dr. Kariyawasam is a Senior Member (SAT) of Association of Accounting Technicians of Sri Lanka as well as a Fellow member (FCA) of Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka.

Dr. Kariyawasam served as the Chairman of Janatha Estates Development Board (JEDB), Industrial Development Board of Ceylon, Securities and Exchange Commission of Sri Lanka, Insurance Board of Sri Lanka, Ceylon Electricity Board, Bank of Ceylon, Merchant Bank of Sri Lanka, Merchant Credit of Sri Lanka, BOC Travels (Pvt.) Ltd., Hotels Colombo 1963 Ltd., Ceylease Financial Services (Pvt.) Ltd. and Property Development Management (Pvt.) Ltd. He served as an Acting Chairman of State Plantations Corporation and Deputy Chairman of Lanka Hospitals Corporation PLC (Apollo Hospitals). Dr. Kariyawasam was a member of Standing Committee on Accreditation and Quality Assurance (SCAQA), Ministry of Higher Education and Economic Policy Cluster of the National Council for Economic Development (NCED).