Ms. N. S. Nanayakkara



Senior Lecturer 
B.Sc. Acc. (Special) (SJP); MBA (PIM – SJP); Attorney at Law



  • Master of Business Administration ,Merit Pass , Postgraduate Institute of Management
  • B.Sc. Accountancy (Special). First Class, University of Sri Jayewardenepura


  • Attorney at Law, Notary PublicSri Lanka Law College
  • SEDA (UK) – Accredited, Staff and Educational Development Association (UK)
  • Certificate in Teaching in Higher Education (CTHE), Staff Development Centre, University of Colombo
  • Certificate in Educational Technology for Teachers of Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce, Staff Development Centre, University of Sri Jayewardenepura

Positions Held

  • Coordinator; Master /Diploma in Applied Finace, Department of Finance, Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce, University of Sri Jayewardenepura.

Areas of Research Interest

  • Asset Pricing Models
  • Market Efficiency
  • Ownership Structure of Firms


  • Three Factor Asset Pricing Model in Explaining Cross Section of Stock Returns in Sri Lanka (2008), International Conference in Business Management, Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce,University of Sri Jayewardenepura.
  • Inflation, Corporate Financial Policy and Sustainable Growth (2010)Lakshman Alles, Chandana Gunathilaka, N.S.Nanayakkara, International Research Conference, Faculty of Management and Finance, University of Colombo.

Courses Taught at the University

B.Sc. Finance (Special) Degree

  • FIN 2321 Financial Management
  • FIN 2320 Financial Mathematics
  • FIN 3323 Financial Modeling and Forecasting
  • FIN 3321/ FIN 3324 Investment and Portfolio Management

M.Sc.Applied Finance/Master of Business Administration MBA

  • Financial Modeling and Forecasting

Contact Details

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  • Telephone: +094-011-2758325