Mr. A.G.D.L.K. Gunaratna

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Mr. A.G.D.L.K. Gunaratna

Senior Lecturer

Biography

Mr. A.G.D.L.K Gunaratna has obtained his MSc in Applied Finance from University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Sri Lanka and BBM (Special) degree from Uva Wellassa University of Sri Lanka. He started his academic career at Uva Wellassa University as an Assistant Lecturer subsequent to his brief service as a Fund Administrator at HSBC. He joined Wayamba University as a Lecturer (Probationary) attached to the Department of Banking and Finance, Faculty of Business Studies and Finance in the year of 2013.

Academic Achievement

  • M.Sc in Applied Finance (SJP)
  • BBM (Sp) in Entrepreneurship and Management (UWU)

Research Interest

  • Capital Markets, Exponential Banking, Investment, Entrepreneurial Finance

Teaching Interest

  • Project Management, Information Systems, Entrepreneurial Finance

Awards, Prizes and Scholarships

  • Award for the Best Performing Undergraduate in Capital Markets (2011), Securities and Exchange Commission of Sri Lanka

Publications

International Conferences

  • Perera A.L.D., Gunaratna A.G.D.L.K., (2020). ‘Interrelation Between Mobile Banking Service Quality Attributes, Customer Satisfaction and Customer Loyalty in Domestic Commercial Banks in Sri Lanka’, 3rd International Conference on Business Research (ICBR), University of Moratuwa
  • Jayakody D.S.K.M, Gunaratna A.G.D.L.K., (2020). ‘The Effect of Financial Literacy on Entrepreneurial Performance with reference to SMEs in Gampaha district, 3rd Annual Research Symposium in Management, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka
  • Thennakoon T.M.S.N, Gunaratna A.G.D.L.K., (2018). ‘Factors Affecting Non-Performing Loans: Case Study of Regional Development Bank (RDB), 2nd Annual Research Symposium in Management, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka
  • Sangeeth K.V.R, Gunaratna A.G.D.L.K., (2017). ‘Institutional Factors Affecting the Effective Implementation of Microfinance Loan Funds’, 1st Annual Research Symposium in Management, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka
  • Amarawansa M.D.B.T.S., Gunaratna A.G.D.L.K., (2017). ‘The Effect of Electronic Banking on the Financial Performance of Commercial Banks in Sri Lanka’, 1st Annual Research Symposium in Management, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka
  • Wimalarathne O.P.M.S.P, Gunaratna A.G.D.L.K., (2017). ‘The Effect of Micro Finance and Poverty Alleviation: A Study on Micro Credit Provided by FIC Bank in Kurunegala Reigon’, 1st Annual Research Symposium in Management, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka
  • Dissanayake D.M.T.D, Gunaratna A.G.D.L.K., (2016). ‘Organizational Culture and its Impact on the Employee Job Satisfaction’, Wayamba International Conference (WINC), Wayamba University of Sri Lanka
  • Gunaratna A.G.D.L.K., (2016). ‘A Study of Adoption Behavior of Mobile Banking Services’, Wayamba International Conference (WINC), Wayamba University of Sri Lanka
  • Gunaratna A.G.D.L.K., (2015). ‘Financial Literacy and Investment: The Case of the Colombo Stock Exchange’, Peradeniya University International Research Sessions (iPURSE), University of Peradeniya
  • Gunaratna A.G.D.L.K., Gunaratna Y.M.C, Yapa R.D., (2013). ‘Stock Splits and Liquidity’, International Research Conference on Management and Finance (IRCMF 2013), University of Colombo, Sri Lanka

Editorial Work

  • • Editorial Assistant, Sri Lankan Journal of Banking and Finance, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka