Lecture Panel


Mr. S.M.F. Marikar


Academic/Professional Qualifications

BSc Accountancy (Special), University of Sri Jayewardenepura

Post Graduate Diploma in Islamic Banking and Insurance, Institute of Islamic Banking and Insurance (UK)

Associate Fellow Member of Institute of Islamic Banking and Insurance, UK

Master of Business Administration (MBA), Postgraduate Institute of Management

Certificate on Treasury & Foreign Exchange Operations, Center for Banking Studies, CBSL (Recognised as an Authorised Person )

Completed residential programme conducted by Harvard Business School on Aligning and Executing Strategy

Current Employment

Vice President – Strategy Management and Product Innovation, Amana Bank PLC

Professional Experience

Amana Bank PLC (2011 todate)

Vice President – Strategy Management and Product Innovation (2017- todate)

Head of New Product Initiatives & Gold (2012-2017) Manager Treasury (2011-2012)

Amana Investments Limited (2010-2011) Manager – Programme Management Office

Amana Asset Management Ltd (2008-2010) Manager

Amana Capital Limited (2003-2008) Executive/ Assistant Manager/ Manager

Research/Articles/Books published

Islamic Financial Instruments and their Accounting Implications (2003) Unpublished, University of Sri Jayewardenepura

Diversification and its effects on Firm Value (2010), Unpublished, Postgraduate Institute of Management

A Brief Introduction to Islamic Banking (2018) in Tamil on SSRN (https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3200378)

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