Ms. SLGMM Samarasinghe

Ms. SLGMM Samarasinghe

Lecturer (Probationary)


Ms. Sathya Mendis obtained a B.Sc. Special Degree in Banking & Finance with a First Class from the Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, Kuliyapitiya. Ms. Mendis started her academic career as a Temporary Assistant Lecturer in the Department of Banking & Finance soon after her graduation.

Academic Achievement

  • BBA in Finance (First Class Honours)(UoC)
  • M.Sc. Applied Finance (USJ) (Reading)
  • MFE in UoC (Reading)
  • CIMA Passed Finalist (UK)

Research Interest

  • Finance literacy, Women empowerment, SME empowerment, Credit Management, Changes in Macro & Micro Economic variables

Teaching Interest

  • Macro Economics, Micro Economics, Managerial Economics, International Economics

Awards, Prizes and Scholarships

  • Best Paper Presenter of Empowering SME and Entrepreneurship at the 8th International Conference on Economic Research


  • • Mendis, N.S.W., Lakmal, W.A.I. (2019). Financial Literacy and Its Impact on Loan Repayment by SMEs in Sri Lanka, Proceedings of 8th International Conference on Economic Research, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka. Online available on