SECRETARY TO THE TREASURY
Secretary to the Treasury, Ministry of Finance.
Mr. S.R. Attygalle, assumed duties as Secretary to the Treasury on November 20, 2019. Prior to being appointed as Secretary to the Treasury, since 2013 he was serving the Treasury as a Deputy Secretary to the Treasury. Mr. Attygalle is also a Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka and has been on release to the Treasury since 2003.
Mr. Attygalle, has over 25 years of experience in both Fiscal and Monetary policy having served in many positions including as Director General of both the Department of Fiscal Policy and Department of Public Enterprises. He has also served as the Chairman of the National Savings Bank during the period of 31st January 2009 to 07th May 2010 and has also represented the Treasury on the Boards of several key State Owned Enterprises and Statutory Boards including the Bank of Ceylon, National Savings Bank, Sri Lanka Ports Authority and the Airport & Aviation Services in Sri Lanka, Securities and Exchange Commission of Sri Lanka and the Insurance Board of Sri Lanka.
Mr. Attygalle has also represented the Treasury in key committees appointed by the Cabinet of Ministers, including as the Head of the technical team negotiating the Free Trade Agreement with China.
Mr. Attygalle holds a Masters (M.Sc.) Degree in Quantitative Development Economics from the Warwick University, United Kingdom and a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) Degree in Physical Science from the University of Colombo.