Rohana Abeyaratne

Rohana Abeyaratne

Former Postmaster General, Sri Lanka Post

Mr. D.L.P.RohanaAbeyaratne’s diverse experience as the Postmaster General of Sri Lanka Post and his experience as a senior, special grade Administrative officer of Sri Lanka Administrative Service well expand over 20 years, including being Director General of National Gem and Jewelry Authority, Senior Assistant Secretary at Ministry of Tourism, Ministry of Economic Development. He has also served as a Social/Gender Resettlement Specialist of Conflict Affected Region Emergency Project funded by Asian Development Bank, a visiting lecturer at the Institute of Human Resources Advancement, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka.

As Postmaster General, Mr. Abeyaratne strives to significantly improve the quality and range of the delivery services the Postal Service provides to its customers. Under his leadership, the Postal Service aims to become far more technology- and customer-centric, and to continually change and improve to better meet the needs of the Sri Lankan public.  

He serves as one of the Directors’s of National Savings Bank of Sri Lanka immediately preceding his appointment as the Postmaster General in 2012 and served as the Acting Chairman of National Savings Bank from May 2012 to August 2012. He is also in the Board of NSB Fund Management Company. He is a prestige member of the Board of Directors of Sri Lanka Social Security Board since 2015 and Public Offices Provident Fund since its inception this year. He is an external member of the Department of Commerce and Financial Management Advisory Committee, University of Kelaniya.

During Mr. Abeyaratne’s carrier, he has initiated number of Sustainable Development practices. He is an expert in Conflict Management, Negotiations and a professional trainer in these fields of Conflict Management, Negotiations, Leadership and Team building.

He earned Master of Sociology Degree and Master of Commerce Degree as a Fellow at the University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Special) Degree of the same university.

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