Mr. A G U Thilakaratne is the Superintendent of Employees. Provident Fund (EPF) of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka since 2019 and he served as the Superintendent of Currency Department before his placement at the RIF. His 29-years’ experience at the Bank includes the areas of Currency Management, Internal Audit, Regional Development, Rural Credit, Supervision of Non-Bank Financial Institutions and Economic Research and he has participated in many local and international programmes in these areas. Mr. Thilakaratne has a wide range of experience in the fields of Small and Medium Sector Enterprise promotion, project appraisal and micro finance. Further. he has represented the Central Bank as a Member of the Board of Management of the Title Insurance Fund of Registrar General’s Department, Supervisory Board of Universities Provident Fund and Pension Fund, National Coordinating Committee of Coconut Cultivation Board and National Coordinating Committee of KGIRDP. He has also served as a Director of Sabaragarnuwa Development Bank and Trustee of Welisara Dedicated Economic Centre.
Before joining the Central Bank, Mr. Thilakaratne served as an Assistant Lecturer in the Department of Economics at the University of Peradeniya. 1 le holds a Bachelors degree with honours in Monetary Lconomics from the University of Peradeniya and a Masters degree in Economics from the University of Kelaniya. Also he is a Trainer on Enterprise promotion and Micro Finance.