Established in 1978, under the name Greater Colombo Economic Commission, the Board of Investment of Sri Lanka is one of the foremost investment promotion agencies in South Asia. As the apex agency for foreign direct investment in Sri Lanka, there are over 1,600 enterprises under the purview of BOI in the span of its 40 years in operation. In carrying out its primary function of investment promotion, the BOI aims at sector based investor targeting, while specializing in aftercare, navigating and regulating investor operations to reach its true and highest potential throughout the lifespan of the enterprise.
MR. DINESH WEERAKKODY(D.BA)
BOARD OF INVESTMENT OF
Mr. Dinesh Weerakkody (D.BA) is a former Chairman of Hatton National Bank PLC and Commercial Bank of Ceylon PLC. Dinesh is the vice Chairman of the Employers’ Federation of Ceylon, Immediate Past Chairman of International Chamber of Commerce Sri Lanka, and the Vice Chairman of the Sri Lanka Institute of Directors of Sri Lanka and Director of several companies.
He is currently an Advisor on Treasury Affairs to the President and the Chairman of the Colombo Port City Economic Commission. He is also a former Chairman of the Employees’ Trust Fund Board of Sri Lanka, the International Chamber of Commerce Sri Lanka, the National Human Resource Development Council of Sri Lanka. He was also an Advisor to the Prime Minister of Sri Lanka, Ministry of National Policies and Economic Affairs and to the Minister of Tourism Development.
MRS. RENUKA M. WEERAKONE
Board of Investment of