As the term of office of Dr. Sumudu Perera in the position of the Head of the Department ended, Dr. Kumuduni Sriyalatha was appointed as the new Head of the Department from on 30th May 2017. She received her first degree from the Department of Public Administration and thereafter completed the postgraduate degree of M.Com. from the Kelaniya University. In the year 2012 she earned her PhD from the Meijo University, Japan. She has contributed to the department for 15 years and has published researchers extensively in the field of Financial Economics. In 2016, she served as a Co-chair for the 13th International Conference on Business Management (ICBM).