Prof. Saliya Arachchige

Prof. Saliya Arachchige

Professor

FACULTY OF BUSINESS | BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

  • 1984-1990: KPMG (FormerFord Rhodes Thornton & Co.) -Audit Manager
  • 1991-1992: Harischandra Mills – Chief Accountant
  • 1993: Saudy Readymix – Internal Auditor
  • 1994-2003: Seylan Bank – CFO and Head of Research and Corporate Planning
  • Executive Director – Ceylinco Savings Bank, Ceylinco Develoment Bank
  • Director – Seylan Assets Management (Primary Dealer), ESOP companies and Seylan Merchant Bank
  • 2004-2010: Auckland University of Technilogy (New Zealand) – Lecturer
  • 2011-2014: The University of the South Pacific (Fiji) Lecturer
  • 2015-2018: Southern Institute of Technilogy (New Zealand) – Research Supervisor
  • 2019-2021: Fiji National University – Assistant Professor in Banking and Finance
  • 2022 – Todate – SLIIT
Academic Qualifications
  • BCom (Special) – University of Colombo – 1992
  • MBA – PIM of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura – 1998
  • Diploma in Central Banking – CBSL – 1999
  • PhD – Auckland University of Technology (NZ) – 2009
  • TESOL – AIS (NZ) – 2011
Honors and Awards
  • Gold medalist at Ceylinco best performers – 2000
  • Judge – Entreprenure of the year, National productivity awards. Exporter of the year, Annual report competition 2001-2003
  • Winner of Boston Consultancy Business Strategy competition NZ- Post Graduate category – 2005
  • Represented AUT for Boston Consultancy Strategy competition –  international finals in Sydney – 2005
Interests
  • Inequility, diversity, inclusion and discrimination
  • Poverty, economic development and Marxism
  • Financial markets and behavioral finance
  • Climate change related financial risk
  • Bank supervision and regulatory issues
  • Philosophy of research and Research methods
  • Gender studies
Memberships
  • FCA – The Institute of Chatered Accountants of Sri Lanka – 1990
  • Professional Banker – The Association of Professional Bankers of SL – 1998
  • MICM – The Institute of Credit Management – UK – 1999
  • FCMA – The Certified Management Accountants of SL – 2000
  • CPA – The Certified Public Accountants – Australia – 2010
  • Gender inquality in corperate boards
  • Influencing factors of investment decisions
  • Grounded theory
My Publications

JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

NEWS PAPERS

  • Saliya, C. A  ” Overvaluation of Rupee  on Business Today  pp. 33-38  Date. July,   1997

BOOK CHAPTERS

  • Saliya, C. A  ” Abuse of Responsibility “  Association of Professional Bankers,  Banking in Transition; Issues and Challenges,  Ed. 14th Anniversary Publication,  Colombo,  2001,  APA,  pp.108-121,
  • Saliya, C. A  ” Branch Banking is still Valid “  Association of Professional Bankers,  Emerging Trends in the Financial Sector – Impact on the Banking Industry,  Ed. 15th Anniversary Publication,  Colombo,  2003,  APA,  pp.232-239,

WORLD WIDE WEB

  • Saliya, C. A  ” Bad Buddhists, Good Buddhists and True Buddhists  “https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3193913.”  By: SSRN  By: 2008
  • Saliya, C. A  ” Longitudinal Study of Seylan Bank, Sri Lanka from 1996 to 2008  “https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3193922.”  By: SSRN  By: 2009

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

  • Saliya, C. A  ” Turnaround through collective planning & monitoring, reviewing & rewarding based on the Balanced Scorecard  Presentation,  at Productivity Conference, 23rd June 2002, BMICH, Colombo.,   2002
  • Saliya, C. A  ” Role of bank lending in sustaining wealth/income inequality  Presentation,  at Honolulu, Hawaii,   2006
  • Saliya, C. A and Hooper, K  ” The Role of bank lending in sustaining income/wealth inequality in Sri Lanka.  Presentation,  at Auckland, New Zealand,   2007

CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

  • Saliya, C. A   Bank capitalism in Sri Lanka favours protectionism under faade of nationalism or patriotism, as a mean to protect the affluent class.  in the 6th Hawaii International Conference on Business,  year 2006,  Hawaii,    HICBUSINESS,    2006,
  • Saliya, C. A   A critical Analysis of Performance of the Fiji Development Bank  in The Fiji Economy Update 2011,  year 2011,  Suva, Fiji,    at the University of the South Pacific,    16th September 2011,

BOOKS

  • Saliya, C. A  ” The Role of bank lending in sustaining income/wealth inequality in Sri Lanka.” Auckland,  AUT,  2010,
  • Saliya, C. A  ” Doing Research and Publishing.” Singapore,  Springer,  2022,  Edition 1st ,  pp.430,
  • Saliya, C. A  ” ???? ???????: ??????? ???????????? ????????.” Colombo,  Author,  2022,  Edition 1st ,  pp.530,