BOARD OF GOVERNORS

The IPS is managed by a Board of Governors which comprise of a Chairman appointed by the President of Sri Lanka, three ex-officio members who consist of the Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka, the Secretary to the Treasury and Director-General of Department of National Planning, three appointed members, and the Executive Director of the IPS.

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Dr. Razeen Sally                                                                                                             Chairman

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Dr. Indrajit Coomaraswamy, Governor,                                                      Governing Board Member  Central Bank of Sri Lanka (Ex-Officio)                                              

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Mr. M I M Rafeek, Secretary,                                                                    Governing Board Member Ministry of Policy Planning and Economic Affairs, (Ex-Officio)                                              

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Mr. S S Mudalige, Director General,                                                           Governing Board Member

National Planning Department, (Ex-Officio)    

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Dr. Gishan Dissanaike,                                                                            Governing Board Member 

Adam Smith Professor of Corporate Governance   

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Mr. Sarath Rajapatirana,                                                                           Governing Board Member

Economic Advisor to the President   

             

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Dr. Saman Kelegama                                                                                         Executive Director

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 Former Chairmen of the IPS

 

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Dr. Gamani Corea

(1989-2006)

First Chairman of the IPS. An eminent economist who served as Secretary-General of the UNCTAD from 1974 to 1984. Dr. Corea was conferred the highest national honour "Deshamanya" in 1987 in recognition of his service to the nation. 

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Prof. Buddhadasa Hewavitharana

(2006- 2010)

Second Chairman of the IPS. Emeritus Professor of Economics, University of
Peradeniya, and Honorary Fellow and Former Senior Vice President of the
Sri Lanka Economic Association.

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Prof. W D Lakshman

(2010 – 2015)

The 3rd Chairman of the IPS. Emeritus Professor, University of Colombo, and held the position of the Departmental Chair of Economics at the university for over 25 years before retirement as Senior Professor in 2007. He was honoured by the President of Sri Lanka with the ‘Deshamanya’ national honours in 2005.