Clive Fonseka

Mr. Fonseka is a Fellow of the Institute of Bankers of Sri Lanka and holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Postgraduate Institute of Management of University of Sri Jayewardenepura. He has received a Distinction for the ACI Dealing Certificate and counts more than 27 years of experience in Treasury Management. He is also a Certified Member (CMA) of the Institute of Certified Management Accountants of Australia.


He has acted as the President of the Association of Primary Dealers during the period of 2018 to 2020, as a member of the National Payment Council, Financial System Stability Consultative Committee and the task force to study and design a new alternative benchmark interest rates committee of Central Bank of Sri Lanka. At present, he acts as a member of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka’s Market Working Group on Domestic Financial Market Infrastructure Development Project. He also acts as a non-independent Non-Executive Director at People’s Leasing & Finance PLC at present. Furthermore, he has acted as a Chief Examiner for Institute of Bankers of Sri Lanka’s IABF/DABF Examinations previously.

Mr Fonseka joined People’s Bank in 2002, prior to which he served at American Express Bank and Standard Chartered Bank. He has been a member of People’s Bank’s Senior Corporate Management team from November 2011