Mr. D.P.K Gunasekera was appointed as the Acting General Manager of Bank of Ceylon on 2nd March 2020. Prior to this appointment he has held many Corporate and Executive Management positions of the bank such as Senior Deputy General Manager (International, Treasury and Investment), Deputy General Manager (Corporate & Offshore Banking), Assistant General Manager (Overseas Branches) and Assistant General Manager (Corporate Relations) since October 2010.
Commencing his career in 1980 with retail banking in branches in various parts of the country, Mr. Gunasekera has specialized in treasury operations, especially in foreign exchange trading, money market operations, and government securities trading. He has acquired wide exposure to dealing operations with BOC London Branch, and undergone specialized training in foreign exchange trading at American Express Bank London, and Lloyds Bank London.
Mr. Gunasekera is also a Director of the Institute of Bankers of Sri Lanka, Credit Information Bureau of Sri Lanka and a director of many of Bank of Ceylon’s subsidiary and associate companies.
Having graduated from the University of Sri Jayewardenepura Sri Lanka, with a Bachelor of Science Special Degree in Business Administration, he holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Business and Finance Administration from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka and MBA from the University of Southern Queensland. He is an associate member of the Institute of Bankers of Sri Lanka.
APRACA Welcomes Mr. D P K Gunasekera as it’s Chairman