Lecture Panel


Mr. H. P. A. I. Ariyasinghe


Academic/Professional Qualifications

Attorney-at-Law (Hons), B.Sc (Kelaniya), MALD(Fletcher School, Tufts Uni), Member of the International Compliance Association (MICA)

Post graduate diploma on governance, risk and compliance

Current Employment

Deputy Director of the Financial Intelligence Unit The Central Bank of Sri Lanka Over 16 years

Professional Experience

Formerly a State Counsel of the Attorney General’s Department (3.5 years) Criminal prosecutor for state in three different jurisdictions in the primary courts of Sri Lanka, the last being at the Colombo High Courts

Research/Articles/Books published

Chapter 6 - Preliminary study on Fundamental Principles of Central Bank Financial Reporting: Sri Lanka (Published in Fundamental Principles of Central Bank Financial Reporting: A Preliminary Study in SEACEN Economies) (Annex-7) , Fundamental Principles of Central Bank Financial Reporting – SEACEN Center Research Project, 2016.

Dynamics of the Bank Lending Channel in Relation to the Monetary Transmission Mechanism of Sri Lanka (Paper presented at the International Statistics Conference – December 2017) (Annex-8), Institute of Applied Statistics Sri Lanka – International Statistics Conference 2017, 2017

Eradicating Weak Links: Extending the Theory of Clubs and Club Governance Model to Formation of Bankers’ Cartels in the Global Efforts of Anti-Money Laundering and Countering of Financiering of Terrorism (Annex-9), Journal of the Association of Professional Bankers-30th Anniversary Edition, 2018.

“Bio diversity and TRIPS Agreement: Sri Lankan Perspective” Awarded the Hon. H N G Fernando Memorial Research Prize for Original Research in 2003 (Annex- 10), H N G Fernando Memorial Research Publication 2003, 2003

Countering Proliferation Financing: Requirements for a Sovereign Nation (Annex-11), News Survey (Approved for publishing and listed for publication in Oct-Dec’18 edition), OctDec 2018.

The LIBOR Scandal: Financial Uncertainty and the Revision of an International Benchmark (Annex-12), News Survey, OctDec 2012.

The Cryptoassets: News Survey, July 2019

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