Commission Members

Commission
Members

Members of the Commission and its composition

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) consists of ten non-executive members and operates through a Secretariat headed by a Director General. The non-executive members constitute the policy making arm of the SEC.

Six members are appointed to the Commission by the Minister of Finance taking into consideration the wide experience and vast knowledge they possess in legal, financial, business and administrative matters. The seventh appointed member is the Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka. The remaining three are members by virtue of the offices they hold and are the Deputy Secretary to the Treasury, the Registrar of Companies and the President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka.

The Minister nominates from amongst the members of the Commission, one member to be the Chairman of the Commission.

The appointed members hold office for a term of three years and are eligible for reappointment.

The Commission comprises of the Following Members:

Dr.-Nalaka-Godahewa

Dr. Nalaka Godahewa-Chairman

Mr.-Lolitha-Abeysinghe

Mr. Lolitha Abeysinghe

Mr.-Mohamed-Zuraish-Hifaz-Hashim

Mr. Mohamed Zuraish Hifaz Hashim

Mr.-B.-D.-W.-A.-Silva

Mr. B. D. W. A. Silva

Mr.-Priyantha-Fernando

Mr. Priyantha Fernando

Dr.-Prathiba-Mahanamahewa

Dr. Prathiba Mahanamahewa

Mr.-D.N.R.-Siriwardena

Mr. D.N.R. Siriwardena

Dr.-B.M.S.-Batagoda

Dr. B.M.S. Batagoda

Mr.Arjuna Herath

Mr. Arjuna Herath


Past Commission Members

Past Commission Members

2009 - 2010

  • Mr. Indrani Sugathadasa (Chairperson)
  • Mr. D.K. Hettiarachchi
  • Mr. Lolitha Abeysinghe
  • Mr. Priyantha Jayawardena
  • Mr. Sujeewa Mudalige
  • Mr. P D J Fernando
  • Mr. C.P.E. Gunasingam
  • Mr. D. Widanagamachchi
  • Mr. Mohamed Hifaz Hashim

2008 - 2009

  • Mr. Udayasri Kariyawasam (Chairman)
  • Mr. D.K. Hettiarachchi
  • Dr. R.H.S. Samaratunga
  • Dr. Ranee Jayamaha
  • Dr. Uthum Herat
  • Mr. Nishan Fernando
  • Mr. Graetian Gunawardhana
  • Dr. Lalith Priyalal Chandradasa
  • Mr. Lolitha Abeysinghe
  • Mr. Priyantha Jayawardena

2007 - 2008

  • Mr. Udayasri Kariyawasam (Chairman)
  • Mr. D.K. Hettiarachchi
  • Dr. Ranee Jayamaha
  • Mr. Graetian Gunawardhana
  • Mr. Waduge Nishan Indrajith Chulananda Fernando
  • Dr.R.H.S. Samaratunga
  • Dr. Lalith Priyalal Chandradasa

2006 - 2007

  • Dr. Gamini Wickramasinghe
  • Mr. C. P. E. Gunasingam
  • Dr. Ranee Jayamaha
  • Mr. D. K. Hettiarachchi
  • Mr. Graetian Gunawardena
  • Mrs. Siromi Wickramasinghe
  • Mr. Yohan Perera – expired on 19th Decembder 2007
  • Mr. Ravi Abeysuriya – 21st February 2007
  • Mr. Waduge Nishan Indrajith Chulananda Fernando – 20th December 2007

2005 - 2006

  • Dr. Gamini Wickramasinghe (Chairman) – 3rd February 2006
  • Mr. D.K. Hettiarachchi – 13th March 2006
  • Dr. Ranee Jayamaha – 22nd February 2006
  • Mr. Sumith Abeysinghe – 22nd February 2006
  • Mr. Yohan Perera – 22nd March 2006
  • Mr. C.P.E. Gunasingam – 3rd February 2006
  • Mr. Graetian Gunawardhana – 3rd February 2006
  • Mrs. Siromi Wickramasinghe – 27th March 2006
  • Mr. Ravi Abeysuriya

2004 - 2005

  • Mr. Gamini Wickremasinghe - Chairman
  • Mr. Sumith Abeysinghe
  • Dr. (Mrs.) Ranee Jayamaha
  • Mr. C P E Gunasingam
  • Mr. Graetian Gunawardhana
  • Mrs. Siromi Wickramasinghe
  • Mr. Yohan Perera – commenced 20.12.05
  • Mr. D K Hettiarachchi

2003 - 2004

  • Dr. Dayanath Jayasuriya – Chairman
  • Mr. D K Hettiarachchi – Registrar of Companies
  • Mr. Udayasiri Kariyawasam
  • Mr. A I Fernando
  • Mr. Sumith Abeysinghe – Deputy Secretary to the Treasury
  • Mrs. Dayani de Silva
  • Prof. (Mrs.) Savitri Goonesekere
  • Mr. Nigel Hatch, P.C.
  • Mr. O M Weerasooriya
  • Dr. (Mrs.) Ranee Jayamaha – Deputy Governor Central Bank of Sri Lanka

 

2002 - 2003

  • Lt. Gen J E Denis Perera – Chairman (from March 2003)
  • Dr. N Jinasena
  • Mr. D K Hettiarachchi -Registrar of Companies
  • Mr. P.M. Nagahawatte -Deputy Governor Central Bank of Sri Lanka
  • Mr. Faiz Mohideen -Deputy Secretary to the Treasury
  • Mr. Cubby Wijetunge
  • Mr. G C B Wijeyesinghe
  • Mr. W R Johnson Peiris
  • Mr. W Unamboowa
  • Mr. A I Fernando

2001 - 2002

Appointed Members

  • Mr. M L Mark – Chairman (from February 2002)
  • Dr. N Jinasena
  • Mr. P M Nagahawatte – Deputy Secretary to the Treasury
  • Mr. D K Hettiarachchi – Registrar of Companies
  • Mr. A D B Talwatte
  • Mr. Faiz Mohideen – Deputy Secretary to the Treasury
  • Mr. L C R de C Wijetunge
  • Mr. Hemaka Amarasuriya
  • Mr. G C B Wijeyesinghe
  • Mr. W R Johnson Peiries
  • Mrs. Dayani de Silva

2000 - 2001

Appointed Members

  • Mr. Ken Balendra – Chairman
  • Mr. N Jinasena
  • Mr. P M Nagahawatte – Deputy Governor Central Bank of Sri Lanka
  • Mr. D K Hettiarachchi – Registrar of Companies
  • Mr. Ranel T Wijesinhe
  • Mr. Faiz Mohideen – Deputy Secretary to the Treasury
  • Mrs. Dayani de Silva
  • Mr. Anil Tittawella
  • Mr. A D M Talwatte
  • Mr. Hemaka Amarasuriya
  • Mr. L C R de C Wijetunge

1999 - 2000

Appointed Members

  • Mr. Ken Balendra – Chairman (Appointed From August 2000)
  • Mr. N Jinasena
  • Mr. P M Nagahawatte – Deputy Governor Central Bank of Sri Lanka
  • Mr. D K Hettiarachchi – Registrar of Companies
  • Mr. Ranel T Wijesinhe – (Appointed From January 2000)
  • Mr. Faiz Mohideen – (Appointed From January 2000) – Deputy Secretary to the Treasury
  • Mr. Anil Tittawella – (Appointed From February 2000)

1998 - 1999

 

Appointed Members

  • Dr. W Hettiarachchi – Chairman
  • Mr. G C B Wijeyasinghe
  • Mr. M Mark
  • Mr. D Y Liyanage – Deputy Secretary to the Treasury
  • Mr. S Easparathasan – Deputy Governor, Central Bank of Sri Lanka (Resigned in September 1999)
  • Mr. P M Nagahawatte – Deputy Governor, Central Bank of SriLanka (Appointed from October 1999)
  • Mr. N Jinasena
  • Mr. D K Hettiarachchi – Registrar of Companies
  • Mr. Lal Nanayakkara – President, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka
  • Mr. V K Wickremasinghe – (Appointed from October 1999)

1997 - 1998

Appointed Members

  • Dr. W Hettiarachchi – Chairman
  • Mr. G C B Wijeyasinghe
  • Mr. M Mark
  • Mr. D Y Liyanage – Deputy Secretary to the Treasury
  • Mr. S Easparathasan – Deputy Governor, Central Bank of Sri Lanka
  • Mr. N Jinasena
  • Mr. D K Hettiarachchi – Registrar of Companies
  • Mr. Lal Nanayakkara – President, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka

1996 - 1997

Appointed Members

  • Mr. C P De Silva – Chairman (Term Completed in June 1997)
  • Dr. W Hettiarachci – Chairman (Appointed in July 1997)
  • Mr. G C B Wijeyasinghe
  • Mr. M Mark
  • Mr. D Y Liyanage – Deputy Secretary to the Treasury
  • Mr. S Easparathasan – Deputy Governor, Central Bank of Sri Lanka
  • Mr. N Jinasena
  • Mr. K T Chitasiri – Registrar of Companies (Relinquished duties in August 1997)
  • Mr. D K Hettiarachchi – Registrar of Companies
  • Mr. J C Lester Fonseka – (Resigned in July 1997)
  • Mr. Riyaz Mihular – President, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka
  • (Relinquished duties in December 1997)
  • Mr. Lal Nanayakkara – President, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka

1995 - 1996

 

Appointed Members

  • Mr. C P De Silva – Chairman
  • Mr. G C B Wijeyasinghe
  • Mr. M Mark
  • Mr. S Easparathasan – Deputy Governor, Central Bank of Sri Lanka
  • Mr. T N Jinasena
  • Mr. J C L Fonseka
  • Mr. D K Hettiaratchi – Registrar of Companies
  • Mr. M A Abeynaike – President, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka
  • Mr. K T Chithrasiri

1994 - 1995

 

Appointed Members

  • Mr. R S Wanasundara J – Chairman (Resigned in July 1995)
  • Mr. G C B Wijeyasinghe
  • Mr. M Mark
  • Dr. S T G Fernando – Senior Deputy Governor, Central Bank of Sri Lanka (Resigned in February 1995)
  • Mr. S K Wickremesinghe – (Resigned in February 1995)
  • Mr. S Easparathasan – Deputy Governor, Central Bank of Sri Lanka (Appointed in March 1995)
  • Mr. T N Jinasena – (Appointed in October 1995)
  • Mr. J C De Alwis – Registrar of Companies (Resigned in February 1995)
  • Mr. J C L Fonseka – (Appointed in October 1995)
  • Mr. D K Hettiaratchi – Registrar of Companies
  • Mr. M A Abeynaike – President, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka

1993- 1994

 

Appointed Members

  • Mr. L. Stanley Jayewardena – Chairman

Ex-officio Members

  • Mr. D Y Liyanage – Deputy Secretary to the Treasury
  • Mr. J C De Alwis – Registrar of Companies
  • Mr. N A L Cabraal – President, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka
  • Mr. B Mahadeva
  • Mr. S K Wickremesinghe
  • Professor G L Peiris
  • Mr. G C B Wijeyesinghe
  • Dr. S T G Fernando – Senior Deputy Governor, Central Bank of Sri Lanka
  • Mr. M Pasupathi
  • Mr. H A Abeygunawardena
  • Mr. Walter Laduwahetti
  • Mrs. Suneetha S. Jayawickrama
  • Mr. A S Jayawardena

1992- 1993

Appointed Members

  • Mr. L. Stanley Jayewardena – Chairman

Ex-officio Members

  • Mr. H B Dissanayake – Deputy Secretary to the Treasury
  • Mr. J C De Alwis – Registrar of Companies
  • Mr. N A L Cabraal – President, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka
  • Mr. B Mahadeva
  • Mr. S K Wickremesinghe
  • Professor G L Peiris
  • Mr. G C B Wijeyesinghe
  • Dr. S T G Fernando – Senior Deputy Governor, Central Bank of Sri Lanka

1991 - 1992

Appointed Members

  • Mr. L. Stanley Jayewardena – Chairman

Ex-officio Members

  • Mr. H B Dissanayake – Deputy Secretary to the Treasury
  • Mr. S P Morawaka – Registrar of Companies
  • Mr. U H Palihakkara – President, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka
  • Mr. B Mahadeva
  • Mr. S K Wickremesinghe
  • Professor G L Peiris
  • Mr. G C B Wijeyesinghe
  • Dr. S T G Fernando – Senior Deputy Governor, Central Bank of Sri Lanka
  • Mr. M Pasupati
  • Mr.J C de Alwis

1990- 1991

Appointed Members

  • Mr. L. Stanley Jayewardena – Chairman

Ex-officio Members

  • Mr. H B Dissanayake – Deputy Secretary to the Treasury
  • Mr. S P Morawaka – Registrar of Companies
  • Mr. U H Palihakkara – President, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka
  • Mr. B Mahadeva
  • Mr. S K Wickremesinghe
  • Professor G L Peiris
  • Mr. G C B Wijeyesinghe
  • Dr. S T G Fernando
  • Mr. M Pasupati

1989 - 1990

Appointed Members

  • Mr. L. Stanley Jayewardena – Chairman

Ex-officio Members

  • Mr. G. Cumaranatunge – Deputy Secretary to the Treasury
  • Mr. S P Morawaka – Registrar of Companies
  • Mr. U H Palihakkara – President, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka

Appointed Members

  • Mr. A S Jayewardena – Senior Deputy Governor, Central Bank of Sri Lanka
  • Mr. B Mahadeva
  • Mr. S K Wickremesinghe
  • Professor G L Peiris
  • Mr. G C B Wijeyesinghe

1988 - 1989

Appointed Members

  • Mr. L. Stanley Jayewardena – Chairman

 

Ex-officio Members

  • Mr. G. Cumaranatunge – Deputy Secretary to the Treasury
  • Mr. S P Morawaka – Registrar of Companies
  • Mr. Lakshman Watawala – President, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka

Appointed Members

  • Mr. A S Jayewardena – Senior Deputy Governor, Central Bank of Sri Lanka
  • Mr. B Mahadeva
  • Mr. S K Wickremesinghe
  • Dr. Ayal Jayatilleke
  • Professor G L Peiris
  • Mr. G C B Wijeyesinghe
  • Mr. U H Palihakkara