Eminent Lawyer and renowned President’s Counsel Ronald Chithranjan Perera was appointed as the Chairman of Sri Lanka Insurance Corporation (SLIC) with effect from 1 August 2022 and assumed official duties on 3 August 2022.
Prior to this appointment, Ronald C Perera held the position of 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.
Ronald Perera was appointed as a President’s Counsel in 2012, and is an experienced lawyer with a broad practice in the original courts, in the Court of Appeal and Supreme Court.
He has experience in Civil and Criminal litigation, negotiation and drafting of commercial contracts. He has specialized 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