Ms. Jeevani Siriwardena (nee Jayawickrama) Director General
Bachelor of Commerce Special Degree (Second Class), University of Colombo
Master in Business Studies (Merit), University of Colombo
Post Graduate Diploma of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) – UK
Working for the EDB since 1984 and gained a wealth of experience from being a Management Trainee, Research Assistant, Assistant Director and a Deputy Director until 2006. For a short spell of one year and 3 months commencing October 2004, was assigned to be in charge of the Sri Lanka Trade Centre in Chennai.
As the Director General of the Export Development Board:
Assists the Chairman in the overall management control and Administration.
Functions as Board Secretary. Also as a Board Member representing various other Public Institutions.
As the Head of the Secretariat Division, responsible to the Chairman and the Board for planning, coordinating and controlling the functional activities of the Divisions towards achieving the EDB’s objectives.
Represents the Board at Senior Management level in all Inter-ministerial programmes, Executive Boards of export oriented organizations, Committee and Study Groups of export oriented subjects