Eminent Lawyer Ronald Chithranjan Perera PC is appointed Chairman of Sri Lanka Insurance Corporation with effect from 1 August 2022 and is to assume official duties on 3 August, 2022 .
Prior to his appointment, Perera was Chairman of the Bank of Ceylon from January 2015 till November 2019 and has been instrumental in shaping BOC as a major player in the financial sector.
Perera was appointed President’s Counsel in 2012, and is an experienced lawyer with a wide practice in the original courts, Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court. He has experience in Civil and Criminal litigation, negotiation and drafting of commercial contracts. He has specialised in Commercial Law, Banking Law, Industrial Law, Injunctions, Defamation, Election Petitions, Civil Appeals, Revision Applications, Writ Applications, and Fundamental Rights Cases.
Additionally, he has appeared in several Commercial Arbitrations and has challenged the validity of several Bills before the Supreme Court.
Perera is an LLB graduate from the University of Colombo and holds an LLM in International Trade Law from Northumbria University. He is an alumnus of St Joseph’s College, Colombo where he completed his primary and secondary education.