P.G. Kumarasinghe assumes duties as SLT Chairman

P.G. Kumarasinghe assumes duties as SLT Chairman

January 22, 2015   04:53 pm

P.G. Kumarasinghe, a brother of President Maithripala Sirisena has been appointed as Chairman of Sri Lanka Telecom.

He assumed duties amidst a simple ceremony this morning (22 January).

Sirisena is also the CEO/General Manager of the State Timber Corporation (2006- To date) and also he is working as post of Board Director at Land Reclamation & Development Company Ltd. 

He was the Coordinating Secretary to the Leader of the House -Sri Lanka Parliament (From March 2005 to August 2005). Sirisena has also served at various times as Board director of various organizations such as Mahaweli Engineering Services Ltd, State Development & Construction Corporation as well.

Professional Qualifications :

» Master of Business Administration Degree – 2012-2013
» Master of Public Management Degree – 2006/2007
» Post Graduate Diploma in Accountancy & Financial Management – 1997/1998 University of Sri Jayawardhenapura Department of Accountancy & Financial Management
» Post Graduate Diploma in Project Management 1996 – The Post Graduate Institute of Management (PIM)–University of Sri Jayawardhenapura
» Diploma in Business Management in National Institute of Business Management of Sri Lanka 1998/1999
» MIOGAF - Institute of Government Accounts and Finance. Associate Membership of the Institute 1999. The Institute of Public Finance and Development Accounting under the Ministry of » Finance and Planning. (Fellow member)
» AAT Sri Lanka - Membership of the Association of Accounting Technicians of Sri Lanka Year – 1993- Index No. 1186 (MAAT/SAT - Life Member)
» The Preliminary Examination of the Institute of Charted Accountants of Sri Lanka – 1982
» Course of Sri Lanka Taxation 1993 – 1994 . The Charted Institute of Management Accountants Sri Lanka
» Course on Malaysian Public Sector Accounting and Financial Management Systems 1998 in National Institute of Public Service Department. This course sponsored by Asian Development Bank MOF Funds-Ministry of Finance.
» Selected members of “DBFA” Post Graduate of Diploma in Business and Financial Administration. The Institute of Charted Accounts of Sri Lanka public sector wing
» Certificate in Sustainable Forestry Management-Thailand

Kumarasinghe was the CEO/General Manager of the State Timber Corporation from 2006 to December, last year.

He has also worked as a Board Director at Land Reclamation & Development Company Ltd and L.R.D.C. Services (Pvt) Ltd.

He holds a Bachelor of Science (Public Administration Management) from the University of Sri Jayawardenapura.

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