Senior Staff


Mr. A.T.M.U.D.B Tennakoon           Secretary     sec

Mr. Tennakoon has obtained his Bachelor Degree with a Second Class Upper Division from the University of Kelaniya and Masters Degree in Rural Development from the University of East Anglia, UK. He is a Special Grade Officer of the Sri Lanka Planning Service.  He joined the public service as an Assistant Director in the year 1994 and attached to the Integrated Rural Development Project in Kegalle District. Subsequently, he was appointed as an Assistant Director of the Regional Development Division in the Ministry of plan implementation. From 2001 to 2004 he worked in the Uva Provincial Council. In the year 2004 he was transferred to the Finance Commission and was  appointed as a Deputy Director of the Finance Commission and promoted to the Director. In 2015 he joined the Ministry of National Policies and Economic Affairs in the capacity of Additional Secretary and served there till 31 August, 2016. He assumed duties as the Secretary of the Finance Commission on 01 September 2016.


Mr.S.M.R.S.Bandara                      Director (Policy Research and Publications) director

Mr. Bandara holds a Master of Science Degree in Macro Economics and Development Economics, Hiroshoma University, Japan, PG Dip in Development Studies and Public Policy, Open University of Sri Lanka and PG Dip in Education, University of Colombo. He obtained BA Degree with a Second Class Lower Division Pass from the University of Peradeniya. He counts more than 21 years of experience in the public sector starting his career as a school teacher in the North Western Province in 1996. He joined then the Ministry of North West Region Development as an Assistant Director (SLPS) in 2002. Subsequently, he worked for ministries of Regional Infrastructure Development, Reginal Development, Nation Building and Economic Development. In 2014, he was appointed as Director (Livelihood Development) of the Department of Divineguma Development. In Oct. 2016, he assumed duties as the Director (Policy Research and Publications) of the Finance Commission of Sri Lanka.   


Mr. M.L.A. Chandradasa           Director 

MR.ChandradasaMr. Chandradasa has obtained a Bachelors Degree in Sociology from the University of Colombo and a Masters Degree in Public Administration (International) from the London Metropolitan University United Kingdom. Mr. Chandradasa records 19 years experience in the Finance Commission working in the capacity of a Research Officer and an Assistant Director as well as the Project Coordinator for the Education Sector Development Project funded by the World Bank.

Mr. Chandradasa is presently functioning as a Director of the Finance Commission.


Ms.S.N. Sanjeevanie                        Director Administration 

 directorMrs. Sanjeevanie has obtained a BA degree from University of Peradeniya in 2004 and a Masters degree in 2007. She joined the public service in 2006 as a Sri Lankan Administrative Service Officer.  


Mr.R.A. Susantha Kumara Ranasinghe         Cheif Accountant

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Mr. Ranasinghe has obtained his Master of Science Degree in Economics and Development Policy from the University of Hiroshima, Japan and Bachelor of Commerce (Special) Degree with a Second Class Upper Division from the University of Colombo. In addition to that he obtained the CBA (Certified Business Accountant) from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka, Diploma in English for Professionals from SLIDA, Diploma in E-government from PIM and Diploma in Computer from TEC Sri Lanka. He is a Grade I Officer of the Sri Lanka Accountants Service.  He joined the public service as an Audit Examiner of the Auditor General’s Department in 2002. Subsequently, he has jointed to the Sri Lanka Accountants Service in 2005 and worked as an Accountant in Sabaramamuwa Provincial Council, Divisional Secretariat-Mawanella, Aranayake and District Secretariat-Kegalle. He assumed duties as the Chief Accountant of the Finance Commission on 03 August 2017.


Ms.Dilini Gunawardana          Accountant 

New Doc 2017-09-28_1Ms. Dilini Gunawardena obtained a B. Sc. Accounting (Special) Degree with First Class from the University of Sri Jayewardenepura in 2014 and is an Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka. 


Ms.Kalpani Ranasinghe                  Internal Auditor

ia   Ms. Ranasinghe obtained a B.B. Mgt (Accountancy) Special Degree   from the University of Kelaniya and a Master’s Degree in Economics from university of Kelaniya. She joined the Sri Lanka Accountants Service in 2008.


Mr. P.R. Nishantha Sujeewa           Assistant Director (Information Officer)

Mr. SumanapalaMr.Nishantha obtained a B.A. Special Degree (Economics) from the University of Kelaniya and a Master’s Degree in Economics from University of Kelaniya. He also possess a Diploma in Planning and Development from SLIDA. He has represented Sri Lanka in many international training programmers in relation to development and planning.

He joined the Public Services in 2000, as a Development officer after he joined the Sri Lankan Planning Services in 2009. During the last 15 years, he worked in the presidential Secretariat.


Mrs. Thiloka Abeysekera          Assistant Director

 web Ms.Thiloka has obtained a second class upper Division in Business Administration (special)   Degree in University of Sri Jayawardanapura and a Master’s Degree in Economics from  University of Kelaniya. She also possesses a postgraduate Diploma in Public Administration from Postgraduate Institute of Management (PIM) University of Sri Jayawardanapura. Mrs. Abeysekara has joined planning service in 2009 and has been serving in government  sector for last 15 years.


Ms.Erandi Gunasekara               Assistant Director

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Ms. Erandi Gunasekara obtained a B.Sc. Business Administration (Special) Degree with Second Class Upper Division from the University of Sri Jayewardenepura in 2011. She joined the Sri Lanka Planning Service in 2013.