Board of Investment Sri Lanka
Mr. Ariyasinghe, who joined the BOI in 2005 has specialised in Investment Promotion, Investment Appraisal, Project Implementation and Monitoring/After-care functions. He has played a critical role in attracting and facilitating some of the biggest investments in IT, tourism and other sectors. From inception, Mr. Ariyasinghe has also managed Strategic Development Projects with large FDI such as the Shangri-La and ITC developments.
Prior to joining the BOI, Mr. Ariyasinghe headed progressively senior positions in marketing with Procter & Gamble, Kraft Foods and H.J. Heinz in the US and Canada. In 2012, he was awarded the prestigious Lee Kuan Yew Fellowship by the government of Singapore to complete a Master in Public Management (MPM) at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore (NUS) and John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, US.He holds a B.A. Honours degree in Economics (First Class) from McMaster University in Canada and an MBA from the University of Toronto.