Sri Lanka Economic Summit 2022 to Explore Roadmap to SOE Reform


The Sri Lanka Economic Summit 2022 organised by the Ceylon Chamber of Commerce will explore several areas of economic reform as Sri Lanka seeks to embark on a path of economic revival, with Session 2 of the Summit dedicated to ‘Implementing the Roadmap to SOE Reform – Opportunities for the Private Sector’, on December 6th.

The session will focus on the ideal overall framework for SOE reform, which models can be explored for deregulation and divestment and the reform outlook for key State institutions, as well as addressing the pertinent questions of how to better communicate the urgent need for reforms in order to ensure public, trade union and other stakeholder buy-in.

The plenary will include a presentation by Mr. Suresh Shah – Chairman of the SOE Restructuring Agency, who will be joined by an eminent international speaker, who will speak about the landscape, opportunities and way forward for SOE reforms. Session panellists will include Mr. Dumith Fernando – Chairman, Asia Securities, Mr. Murtaza Jafferjee – CEO, JB Securities Ltd., Dr. Malathy Knight – Research Associate, Verité Research (Pvt) ltd., and will be moderated by Professor Rohan Samarajiva – Chairperson LIRNEasia.

The Sri Lanka Economic Summit 2022 (SLES 2022) is scheduled to be held on 5th and 6th December as a hybrid summit, at the Shangri-La Hotel. The theme for the 22nd Sri Lanka Economic Summit is based on the theme of Resetting from Turmoil to Opportunity.  

The Chamber looks forward to delivering an insightful and valuable experience to all participants. Participants have the opportunity to register online from for the entire two- day summit or choose the sessions they wish to attend.  Registrations for the event are now open. For further information, please contact Niroshini on [email protected] or 0115588852; or Alikie on [email protected] or 0115588805.