Prof. W.D. Lakshman has been appointed as the new Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka.
He has also served as the Vice Chancellor of the University of Colombo.
Prof. W.D. Lakshman, an economics expert, was awarded the Deshamanya reputation in 2005.
He was appointed as an Advisor to the Ministry of Finance in the year 2008 and as Chairman of the Institute of Policy Studies in 2010.
Prof. W.D. Lakshman also served as the President of the Presidential Commission on Taxation in Sri Lanka in 2009.