Payment Systems

Dr. Ranee Jayamaha

  Dr. Ranee Jayamaha was awarded her first degree, BA (Hons) in Money and Banking from the University of Ceylon, Peradeniya in 1970. She was a lecturer in the Department of Economics at the University of Peradeniya for a year and then joined the Economic Research Department (ERD) of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) in 1971, as an Economist. Thereafter, she received a British Council scholarship and proceeded to the University of Sterling, Scotland, UK to read for a two-year (1975-1976) Master’s Degree. She was awarded the MSc in Economics in 1976 and upon her return to the CBSL, sh...
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Mr. Janaka de Silva

Mr. Janaka de Silva graduated from the University of Ceylon, Peradeniya in 1966 offering Physics and Mathematics.  He holds an MBA. degree from the University of Sri Jayewardenepura, and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (CA Sri Lanka), the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and the Institute of Bankers of Sri Lanka. Mr. Janaka de Silva’s association with computing commenced in 1978 when he was assigned the task of computerizing the operations of the Bank of Ceylon.  Later Mr. Janaka de Silva joined Sampath Bank as the founder General M...
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Ms. Nayeni Fernando

Ms. Nayeni Fernando is a graduate in Physical Science of the University of Ceylon. She obtained a Master’s degree in Social and Economic Statistics from the George Washington University, USA. She is a Fellow of the Computer Professional’s Association (CSSL) of Sri Lanka. She was also recognized by the Zonta Club with a Woman of Achievement award in 1993. She commenced her career in IT as a programmer in 1971 at the Department of Census and Statistics, and served the Central Bank of Sri Lanka from 1978 to 2000. She was responsible for implementation of the Sri Lanka Automated Clearing Hous...
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Mr. Channa De Silva

Mr. Channa De Silva is the General Manager / CEO of LankaClear. Mr. De Silva was educated at Royal College in Sri Lanka and at the State University of New York at Buffalo, where he was awarded Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineering. He has also been awarded a Masters’ degree in Business Administration from the University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka. In the USA, Mr. De Silva met Dr. Prabath Samaratuga, who was about to start an Internet Company in Sri Lanka. Back in Sri Lanka in 1995, Mr. De Silva assisted in setting up the very firs...
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