Mr. Priyantha Dematagoda is the President of the Lanka Microfinance Practitioners Association of Sri Lanka and the General Manager/ CEO of Sewa Community Credit Limited.
He is a Professional Banker and a certified trainer with Frankfurt School of Finance and Management. He is a visiting lecturer, in banking and microfinance, at Institute of Bankers of Sri Lanka, Central Bank Training Center and numerous State and Private sector Banks. He was invited to be a member of consultative committees appointed by Central Bank of Sri Lanka and NGO Secretariat in formulating regulatory framework for microfinance industry in Sri Lanka.
He holds Master’s Degree in Business Studies and Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration from University of Colombo. He also holds a Diploma in Human Rights and followed advanced training programs at National University of Singapore, University of Sri Jayawardenapura and with Association of Development Financing Institution in Asia & the Pacific (ADFIAP).