Mrs. S.N.R. Fiona Dias

fiona@wyb.ac.lk
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Mrs. S.N.R. Fiona Dias

Lecturer (Probationary)

Biography

Mrs. S.N.R. Fiona Dias obtained her B.Sc. (Special) Degree in Banking and Finance with a First-Class Honors from Wayamba University of Sri Lanka and currently reading for M.Sc. in Applied Finance at University of Sri Jayawardenepura. She has worked for the Financial Accounting Department of SriLankan Airlines Ltd. and Regional Development Bank of Sri Lanka before joining to the academia in year 2016. She grabbed three Gold Medals at the General Convocation for her excellent academic performances including the Gold Medal for the Best Overall Performance in the Faculty of Business Studies and Finance.

Academic Achievement

  • Master of Science in Applied Finance (Reading), Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Sri Jayawardenapura.
  • Bachelor of Science (Special) Degree in Banking & Finance (First Class - Honors), Faculty of Business Studies and Finance, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka-2016

Research Interest

  • Financial Inclusion, Financial Literacy, Green Banking, Financial Markets

Teaching Interest

  • Financial Markets, Financial Modelling and Forecasting, Project Financing

Awards, Prizes and Scholarships

  • Won the Slimline Gold medal for the Best Overall Performance in the Faulty of Business Studies & Finance of Wayamba University of Sri Lanka
  • Won the Bank of Ceylon Gold medal for the Best Performance in Banking & Finance in the Faulty of Business Studies & Finance of Wayamba University of Sri Lanka
  • Won the Security Exchange Commission Gold medal for the Best Performance in Money & Capital Markets in the Faulty of Business Studies & Finance of Wayamba University of Sri Lanka

Publications

  • Analysis of the factors affecting to the micro credit demand: evidence from Kurunegala District-Dissanayake, K.D.W, Dias, S.N.R.F. - Annual Research Symposium in Management (ARSYM 2020), Faculty of Business Studies and Finance, WUSL.
  • The impact of microfinance on women economic empowerment; evidence from Puttalam District- Fernando M.S.D.P, Dias S.N.R.F - Annual Research Symposium in Management (ARSYM 2020), Faculty of Business Studies and Finance, WUSL.t
  • Factors affecting to customer satisfaction of e-banking in Sri Lanka; Evidence from Gampaha district- Dias, M.D.SM, Dias S.N.R.F, Kumari D.A.T- Annual Research Symposium in Management (ARSYM 2020), Faculty of Business Studies and Finance, WUSL.
  • The Impact of Credit Risk on Profitability of Commercial Banks in Sri Lanka- Proceedings- Weerasinghe, G.M.M.S., Dias, S.N.R.F.- 8th International Economic Research Conference of The Sri Lanka Forum of University Economists (IERC, 2019)
  • Impact of Microfinance on Women Empowerment- Kumari, S.D.S.I, Dias, S.N.R.F.- 8th International Economic Research Conference of The Sri Lanka Forum of University Economists (IERC, 2019)
  • Factors Affecting Customer Adoption of Mobile Banking Services: With Special Reference to A Leading State Commercial Bank in Sri Lanka- Dushyanthi JANM, Dias SNRF - Annual Research Symposium in Management (ARSYM 2018), Faculty of Business Studies and Finance, WUSL.
  • Factors Affecting Customer Adoption of Internet Banking in Commercial Banks of Sri Lanka: With Special Reference to a Leading State Commercial Bank in Sri Lanka- Prasadini HNN, Dias SNRF- Annual Research Symposium in Management (ARSYM 2018), Faculty of Business Studies and Finance, WUSL.
  • Impact of mobile banking services on customer satisfaction of commercial banks in Sri Lanka -Dias SNRF, Hearth HMSP- Annual Research Symposium in Management (ARSYM 2017), Faculty of Business Studies and Finance, WUSL

Editorial Work

  • Editorial Assistant, Sri Lankan Journal of Economic Research, Sri Lanka Forum of University Economists – 2020/2021
  • Editorial Assistant, Sri Lankan Journal of Banking and Finance, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka – 2020/2021