Dr. Anil Jayantha Fernando
Dr. Anil is a fulltime faculty member attached to the Department of Accounting, Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka. He served as the project coordinator of Transforming the School Educations System as the Foundation of a Knowledge Hub Project (TSEP) financed by world bank from 2013 to 2018.
After obtaining, his first degree in a BCom. special degree with first class honours from University of Keleniya, Sri Lanka, Dr. Anil completed a postgraduate diploma in Accounting and Finance at University of Sri Jayewardenepura, a Master’s degree in Business Administration at Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, Thailand and Master’s in Finance at European Business School (ESAP-EAP) Paris.
Dr. Anil graduated with a doctoral degree from Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok in 2013. He has presented and published research papers at international conferences and journals.
He is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (FCA) and the Institute of Certified Management Accountants of Sri Lanka. Dr. Anil has a vast experience in curriculum and examination related works in addition to the experiences in teaching and academic works in the field of accounting, Finance and management related subjects at academic and professional institutions including Asian Institute of Technology- Thailand, Colombo Stock Exchange, Colombo Securities Exchange Commission, the Institute of Certified Management Accountants, the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka, National Institute of Education and the Department of Examination of Sri Lanka.
Dr. Anil has chaired the national intellectuals organization’s economic committee to develop alternative economic policies for Sri Lanka and is a member of the Functional Committee for General Education established under the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on Sri Lanka’s Education Affairs appointed in 2020.