Asite Talwatte has been appointed to the Board of Central Finance Plc as an Independent Non Executive Director with effect from 30 June, 2016.
His appointment follows the upcoming retirement of 70-year old A.N.Fernando keeping in line with provisions contained in Section 5 (1) of the Corporate Governance Direction No.3 of 2008 of the Central Bank for directors of finance companies.
Talwatte served as a Director of People’s Bank and the SME Bank. He currently serves as an Independent Non Executive Director on the Boards of several listed companies.
Talwatte is a Fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka, and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants of the UK. He has a Past Graduate Diploma in Business and Financial Administration awarded by the ICASL and the University of Wageningem, Holland and an MBA from the University of Sri Jayawardenapura. He has also participated in a Kellogg Executive Program at the Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois.