Our Management

Divisions/Units of the EDB & their Functions

Board of Management

The Board of Management of the EDB consists of the Chairman and nine (9) other members who include the Secretaries of the Ministries represented in the EDCM, members from the private sector who are experienced in the fields of industry, business, commerce, finance or any other field relevant to export, appointed by the Ministry of Export Development and International Trade.

Board Secretariat

Market Development

Regional Development

Special Projects

Evaluation, implementation and monitoring of special projects entrusted by the Government, such as CESS refund scheme, Dahas Diriya and appraisal and monitoring projects for disbursements and recovery of outstanding loan payments.

Director –Special Projects

Telephone :94-11-2300717

Fax :94-11-2300724

Industrial Products

Developing and promoting a strategically selected group of industrial products through systematic and integrated product development/adaptation, technology development, quality improvement, training and marketing. Identifying and formulating activities & strategies to enhance the overall supply chain efficiency of industrial products with all stakeholders.

Ms. Chitranjali Dissanayake Director - Industrial Products

Export Services

The Export Services Division provides assistance and creates opportunities for local professional services companies including ICT,BPO,KPO and Electronic Products to extend their business internationally, thereby increasing export sales and employment prospects in the country through integrated programmes such as supply development, quality improvement and training, initiate product development and adaptation of such products / services to export market requirements. It offers assistance for the ICT/BPO/KPO exporters for market development and consultative services to small and mid-sized businesses and sponsors & co-sponsors educational seminars and training programs for exporters and potential exporters.

Mr. M.K.S.K. Maldeni Director – Export Services

Export Agriculture

Developing and improving the export performance of agricultural, fisheries and aqua cultural products through systematic and integrated programmes.

The main products handled by the Division include primary/processed and value added products such as Tea, Processed Food, Coir and Coir Based Products, Spices & Allied Products, Sea Food, Fruits & Vegetables, Aquarium Fish & Aquarium Plants, Oil Seeds & Pulses, Bottled Drinking Water, Organic Agriculture Products, Herbs and Herbal Preparations, Floriculture Products (flowers, plants, seeds, decorative leaves).

Ms. Malani Baddegamage Director – Export Agriculture

Finance

Assisting the Board in the management of the export development fund and other financial activities.

Director - Finance

Telephone :94-11-2300734

Fax :94-11-2300739

Human Resources Management

Policy & Strategic Planning

Information Technology

Provision of an effective IT services to the organization, facilitating export marketing through an online trading platform showcasing Sri Lanka’s products and services, provision of e-communication, e-promotion, monitoring the EDB website “www.srilankabusiness.com”, maintaining a conducive ICT policy with align to e-government policy in respect of computer hardware, software, usage, access and procurements.

Ms. Indu Alahapperuma Director - Information Technology

Trade Facilitation and Trade Information

Assisting exporters to achieve trade efficiency by trade facilitation, resolving export related issues faced by exporters (Exporters’ Forum), providing advisory services, operating the scheme of registration of exporters, organizing and conducting training programmes on international trade, provision of trade information service for improving export performance by maintaining trade related data bases, maintaining an up-to-date business library facility, packaging development and training, publications, coordinating seminars and participating at exhibitions, liaise and coordinate the functions of the National Packaging Centre.

Mr. S.R.P. Indrakeerthi Director - Trade Facilitation & Trade Information

Legal

Internal Audit