FORA.tv Speaker - Janaka Ranayake
Janaka Ratnayake currently serves as Chairman and Chief Executive of Sri Lanka Export Development Board (EDB), the apex organization mandated to develop and promote exports from Sri Lanka and City Housing & Real Estate PLC (CH&RE), and as Director of the board of the National Gem & Jewelry Authority, Sri Lanka.
As the former Chairman of Merchant Bank Group, a leading financial institution in Sri Lanka, Mr. Ratnayake was instrumental in reviving and restructuring depressed financial institutions during the financial crisis.
Mr. Ratnayake holds a B.Sc. degree from the University of Sri Jayawardanapura and a Master of Business Studies from the University of Colombo. In addition, he completed an executive education program at Harvard Business School.