Mr. Kanchana Ratwatte

Chairman, Bank of Ceylon

Mr. Kanchana Ratwatte was appointed as Bank of Ceylon’s Chairman on 2nd January 2020. Mr.Ratwatte has had his primary and secondary education at Trinity College Kandy and obtained his LL.B degree from the University of Colombo. During his legal career he has appeared on behalf of corporate clients and individuals in both civil and criminal areas of the law. He has held public sector positions as the Director General of the Telecommunications Regulatory Commission of Sri Lanka, Chairman of the Sri Lanka Standards Institution and the Ceylon Shipping Corporation among other organisations in his career. He has built a wealth of experience in public sector processes and regulations in the fields of commerce and administration due to his extensive exposure in heading these public sector institutions.

Mr. Ratwatte also has wide experience in administration and commerce, being a member of the Board of Directors of several private sector enterprises in the fields of IT, security data printing, software development, BPO, insurance brokerage and securities.