Mrs. Indrani Sugathadasa a senior Civil Servant has embarked on her career as a member of the Sri Lanka Administrative Service (SLAS) in 1977 at the Ministry of Plan Implementation. Her illustrious career of over 35 years in the public sector includes various senior positions in the Ministries and as the Chairperson of Securities and Exchange Commission of Sri Lanka.
Mrs. Sugathadasa holds a Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences from University of Colombo, Sri Lanka and Masters (MBA/MPA) from Monash University, Australia. She was awarded the prestigious Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship (Fulbright) by the Government of the United States and was attached to the City University of New York during the Fellowship period.
Mrs. Sugathadasa has represented Sri Lanka in several Delegations to foreign States and has participated in many International Forums
At present, whilst serving as the Chairperson of Insurance Board of Sri Lanka, she functions as a Director of the National Development Bank PLC and Kalubowitiyana Tea Factory Limited. She has also served on the Boards of the Board of Investment, Export Development Board, Sri Lanka Tea Board, Central Environment Authority, Foreign Employment Bureau, National Youth Council, National Institute of Plantation Management and the Research Institutes of Tea, Rubber and Coconut.
Her contribution to the public service and leadership in numerous sectors in the country has been recognized through a number of accolades, including the Australian Alumni Excellence Award in 2013, and the Gold Award for “Inspirational Woman 2014/15”.