Full Name
Ranjith Kodituwakku
Job Title
Chief Executive Officer and General Manager
People’s Bank of Sri Lanka
Speaker Bio

Mr. Kodituwakku is a veteran banker, serving as the Chief Executive Officer/General Manager of People’s Bank since June 2020. He joined the bank in 1982 and has nearly four decades of multi-faceted experience in local as well as cross border operations.


He has been recognized for his innovative role played in transforming the bank from a conventional set up to contemporary set up through digitalization. The Awards won by the Bank as the “The Most Responsive bank against COVID 19”  by Asian Development Bank’s Trade and Supply Chain Finance Program 2021 and “The Best Digital Bank in Sri Lanka  & The Best Retail Bank in Sri Lanka”  by The Asian banker  Excellence in Retail Financial Services International Awards 2021,  “The Best Domestic Bank 2021” by Asiamoney Best Bank Awards 2021 (Sri Lanka),  during the year 2021, stand in testimony of his unmatched service to the Bank and is a clear evidence of his ability how the financial industry can respond on every front irrespective of that being on Covid 19, Financial Inclusion or Digital Inclusion.


He also serves as the Chairperson of Financial Ombudsman Sri Lanka (Guarantee) Ltd, Lanka Financial Services Bureau Ltd , Vice Chairperson of Sri Lanka Banks’ Association (Guarantee) Ltd, Director of People’s Leasing & Finance PLC, People’s Insurance PLC, People’s Merchant Finance PLC, People’s Travels Ltd., Lankan Alliance Finance Ltd - Bangladesh, Credit Information Bureau of Sri Lanka and Lanka Clear (Pvt) Ltd. and  Governing Board Member of National Payments Council,  and Institute of Bankers of Sri Lanka.


Mr. Kodituwakku holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration specialized in Finance from the University of Colombo, Bachelor of Laws (Honours) from the University of New Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom and is an Associate Member of the Institute of Bankers of Sri Lanka and a Certified Member of Sri Lanka Institute of Marketing.

Ranjith Kodituwakku