Mrs. T M J Y P Fernando

Deputy Governor

Mrs. T M J Y P Fernando has over 30 years of service in the Central Bank in the areas of supervision and regulation of banks, foreign exchange management and currency management. During this period, Mrs. Fernando has served as the Director of Bank Supervision and the Controller of Exchange and has played a vital role in contributing to the financial system stability by providing leadership to implement a strong regulatory framework for banks in line with international standards and best practices. Prior to the appointment as a Deputy Governor, Mrs. Fernando held the position of Assistant Governor and was in-charge of the departments of Bank Supervision, Currency, Foreign Exchange and Employees’ Provident Fund.

Mrs. Fernando has been an ex-officio member of the Financial System Stability Committee, Inter-Regulatory Institutions Council and National Payments Council of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka, immensely contributing towards the objectives and purposes of such committees. Mrs Fernando has represented the Central Bank as a Director of Credit Information Bureau of Sri Lanka (CRIB), National Gem and Jewellery Authority, Golden Key Credit Card Company Limited, GK Hospitals Limited, Jetwing Symphony Limited and as a member of the Committee to review the code of corporate governance – Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka, Sub-committee on Investment for negotiation of Free Trade Agreements and South East Asian Central Banks (SEACEN) advisory committee on Training. Further, she functions as the Vice Chairperson of the Institute of Bankers of Sri Lanka.

She holds a Master of Financial Economics degree from the University of Colombo and a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Sri Jayewardenepura.