Major Presentations

·         Handling Key issues in Corporate Governance and Business Ethics: To be true to self and beyond rules and regulations”, Keynote Speech at the 3rd International Conference on Management and Economics on the theme of ‘Reshaping Management and Economic Thinking through Integrating Eco-friendly and Ethical Practice’ at the Faculty of Management and Finance, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka on 26th and 27th February 2014 (with the collaboration of University of Nordland, Norway, University of Agder, Norway)

·         “The Need of Effective Corporate Governance Framework and other Regulatory Responses Aftermath Global Financial Crisis”, Special seminar for Bangladesh & Sri Lankan Central Bankers, Central Bank of Sri Lanka,  19/11/2011

·         “Capital Market Development: The Bankers’ Role”, Keynote Speech at the Institute of Bankers of Sri Lanka, 05/11/2011

·         “Marketing & Globalization; Lessons for Sri Lanka”, Keynote Speech at the Zonal Commerce Day – Colombo & Nugegoda  25/11/2011

·         “Investing in the Colombo Stock Exchange”, Special Speech at the Investor Day -  2011 at SLECC Colombo 22/10/2011

·         “Current Status & Challenges Facing Investor Education Initiatives”, Centre for Banking Studies (CBS) of Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL), 15/9/2011

·         “Mistakes & Myths in Investing”, Special Speech at the Investor Day of SEC -  2010 at BMICH, 24/10/2010

·         “Corporate Governance Best Practices and Current Views based on Evidence from Sri Lankan Corporate Boards”, Chaired by Jane Diplock (Chairperson - IOSCO), Programme for Listed Company Directors, September 2010

·         “Postwar Sri Lankan Capital Market & Future Prospects”, Public Seminar, Centre for Banking Studies (CBS) of Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL), 24/06/2010

·         “Re-shaping of Corporate Governance on Global Financial Crisis”, Special seminar for Bangladesh & Sri Lankan Central Bankers, Centre for Banking Studies (CBS) of Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL) 29/03/2009

·         “Take Time for Yourself – Make Time for Success” at the Faculty of Management Studies & Commerce, University of Sri Jayewardenepura (Organized by the Staff Development Programme) on 10/10/2007

·         “Quantifying Corporate Governance: Corporate Governance Quotient” at the Annual Research Session – 2005 of Graduate School of Business Administration, Chukyo University, Nagoya, Japan on 20/11/2005

·         “A Contemporary Analysis of Japanese Corporate Boards” (A Joint presentation with Dr. N. Nakagaki, Professor of Finance, Graduate School of Business Administration, Chukyo University, Japan.) at 12th Annual Global Finance Conference, Global Finance Association, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland on 27-29 /06/2005

·         “Corporate Governance Practices, Performance & Emerging Governance Features of Japanese Companies” at 12th Annual Global Finance Conference, Global Finance Association, Trinity College, Ireland on 27-29 /06/2005

·         “Corporate Governance Quotient (CGQ): Concept and Methodology” at the annual conference of Japan Society for Applied Management (JSAM – Chubu Division), Nagoya, Japan on 04/06/2005

·         “Blasting the Black Box? An Analysis of Corporate Boards” at the Annual Conference of Japan Society for Applied Management (JSAM – Chubu Division), Nagoya, Japan on 18/12/2004.

·         “Sayonara to Japanese Ceremonial Board! An Analysis of Corporate Boards” at the Annual Research Session – 2004 of Graduate School of Business Administration, Chukyo University, Nagoya, Japan on 17/11/2004

·         “Adherence to Japanese Corporate Governance Essentials, Performance & Emerging Characteristics” at the Annual National Research Conference of Japan Society for Applied Management (JSAM), Asia University, Tokyo, Japan on 19/09/2004

·         “Corporate Governance and Performance of Japanese Companies” at the Japan Society for Applied Management (JSAM – Chubu Division), Nagoya, Japan on 06/03/2004

·         “How is the Current View of Japanese Corporate Governance?  A Snapshot of the Present Corporate Governance in Japan” at the Annual Research Session – 2003 of Graduate School of Business Administration, Chukyo University, Nagoya, Japan on 25/11/2003

·         “Contemporary Issues in Japanese Corporate Governance” at the Annual National Research Conference of Japan Society for Applied Management (JSAM), Dohto University, Hokkaido, Japan on 19/09/2003

·         “Contemporary Issues in Japanese Financial System” at the annual conference of Japan Society for Applied Management (JSAM – Chubu Division), Nagoya on 19/07/2003

·         “Dividend Signalling, Market Response to Dividend Change and Capital Market Efficiency” at the Annual Research Sessions 2000/2001 of the Faculty of Management Studies & Commerce, University of Sri Jayewardenepura on 17/03/2001