Rajendra Theagarajah

Rajendra Theagarajah


Mr. Rajendra Theagarajah

Director / Chief Executive Officer – National Development Bank PLC

FCMA (UK), FCA (Sri Lanka), MBA (Cranfield), FIB (Hon) Sri Lanka

Mr Rajendra Theagarajah is a veteran banker with a wealth of experience in the Banking and financial services sector. He counts over 30 years in banking both locally and overseas.

Prior to his appointment as Director / Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of National Development Bank PLC (NDB), he served as CEO/ Managing Director at Hatton National Bank PLC for 9 years. Mr Theagarajah was also a past Chairman of Sri Lanka Bankers’ Association (Guarantee) Ltd, Financial Ombudsman Sri Lanka (Guarantee) Ltd, former Director of Colombo Stock Exchange and former Chairman of the Asian Bankers Association. He has also served as a Council Member of the Sri Lanka Institute of Directors.

He currently serves as the Vice Chairman of the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce and immediate past Chairman of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (UK) Sri Lanka Governing Board. He is also Sri Lanka’s representative in the CIMA UK’s Global Council, member of the Board of World University Service Canada while he also serves as a Director of the American Chamber of Commerce in Sri Lanka. He is also an independent non-executive Director of Carson Cumberbatch PLC and several companies in the NDB Group.