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bank administrator

Halwalage Neville Sepala Karunatilake, Sri Lankan bank administrator. Member Society for International Development (president Sri Lanka chapter since 1990).

Background

Karunatilake, Halwalage Neville Sepala was born on March 1, 1930 in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Son of Halwalage Ariyaratna and Neeta Freeda Karunatilake.

Education

Bachelor in Economics with honors, University Ceylon, Sri Lanka, 1952. Master of Science in Economics, London School Economics-Political Science, London, 1957. Master of Arts in Economics, Harvard University, 1965.

Doctor of Philosophy, London, 1972.

Career

President research students' association London School of Economics and Political Science, 1956-1957. Director economic research department Center Bank Sri Lanka, 1974-1977. Chairman statutory working committee Social Science Research and Social Science Research Centre, Sri Lanka, 1977-1981.

Senior deputy governor Center Bank Sri Lanka, 1979-1985. Chairman Institute Bankers, Sri Lanka, 1978-1984. Director National Development Bank, Sri Lanka, 1980-1984.

Managing director Sri Lanka Institute Social and Economic Studies, 1985-1987. Governor Center Bank Sri Lanka, since 1988. Vice president Sri Lanka Economic Association, 1985-1988, president, since 1989.

Chairman Rural Credit Advisory Board, Sri Lanka, 1988, Monetary Board, Sri Lanka, since 1988.

Membership

Member Society for International Development (president Sri Lanka chapter since 1990).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Collecting old and rare books on sri lanka, collecting old coins & currency, astrology.

Connections

Married Malini Regina Bastian. Children: N.P. Karunatilake, R.D.T. Karunatilake.

father:
Halwalage Ariyaratna

mother:
Neeta Freeda Karunatilake

spouse:
Malini Regina Bastian

children:
N.P. Karunatilake

R.D.T. Karunatilake