Dr. P. Nandalal Weerasinghe

Governor, Central Bank of Sri Lanka

Dr. P Nandalal Weerasinghe holds a PhD and a Master’s Degree in Economics from the Australian National University (ANU), and a B.Sc. Degree from the University of Kelaniya. Dr. Weerasinghe served at the Central Bank of Sri Lanka nearly 30 years in different capacities including Chief Economist/Director of Economic Research, Assistant Governor, Deputy Governor and Senior Deputy Governor. He also served as an Alternate Executive Director for India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Bhutan, at the IMF. Dr. Weerasinghe served as a Visiting Lecturer at the University of Colombo, Visiting Research Economist at the SEACEN Centre and Visiting Research Fellow at the ANU. He has published several research papers in international and local journals. Dr. Weerasinghe worked as an Independent Consultant for economic and financial matters for multilateral agencies and global investment firms prior to assuming duties as the 17th Governor of the Central Bank in April 2022.