Manjula K. Wanniarachchige, (Dr.)

PhD (APU, Japan), MBA (APU, Japan), BBA (Ruh, SL)


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Senior Lecturer 
Department of Accounting and Finance
Faculty of Management and Finance
University of Ruhuna, Matara
Sri Lanka

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BIOGRAPHY

Dr. Manjula is a senior lecturer attached to the Department of Accounting & Finance of the University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka. He graduated from the University of Ruhuna with a BBA (accounting) Degree in 2003. He received his PhD degree and MBA degree from the Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University in Japan. His researches are mainly centered in the fields of financial intermediation and banking. He possesses skills in web designing and software development as well.


JOURNAL PAPERS & BOOK SECTIONS

Suzuki, Y., Wanniarachchige, M. K., & Sastrosuwito, S. (2013). Why is the Basel Regulatory Framework Not Necessarily a Universal Panacea? Ritsumeikan International Affairs, 11, 71-93.
Wanniarachchige, M. K., & Suzuki, Y. (2012). Does Bank Branch Network Expansion Contribute to Credit Expansion?-The Sri Lankan experience. Asia Pacific World, 3(1), 72–89.
Wanniarachchige, M. K., Suzuki, Y., & Kjærland, F. (2011). Does bank ownership matter in performance? Experience and lessons from Sri Lanka. In B. W. Åmo (Ed.), Conditions for entrepreneurhsip in Sri Lanka: A handbook (pp. 235–254): Shaker Verlag.
Wanniarachchige, M. K., & Suzuki, Y. (2011). How Does Ownership Affect Bank Performance?-The Case Of Indian Commercial Banks. International Business & Economics Research Journal, 10(3), 71–82.
Suzuki, Y., Barai, M. K., Adhikary, B. K., & Wanniarachchige, M. K. (2011). The Grameen Bank “Empowering the Poor” Model of Microcredit: An Institutional Comparison with the Traditional Mode of the Japanese Banking System. The Journal of Comparative Asian Development, 10(1), 129–156.
Wanniarachchige, M. K., & Suzuki, Y. (2010). Bank Competition and Efficiency: The Case of Sri Lanka. Asia Pacific World, 1(1), 117–131.
Suzuki, Y., Dulal, M. D., & Wanniarachchige, M. K. (2010). Civil War and Financial Underdevelopment: The Case of Georgia with Special Reference to Sri Lanka. Ritsumeikan International Affairs, 8, 31–56.
Samarasinghe, R., Duminda, N., Shutto, N., & Wanniarachchige, M. K. (2009). Total Traceability System: A Novel System by Combination of Horizontal and Vertical Traceability Systems for Food Supply Chains. International Journal of Computer Science and Network Security, 9(3), 148–156.

CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS & PRESENTATIONS

Samankumari, U. K. T., & Wanniarachchige, M. K. (2014). Does Ownership Affect Financial Performance of Sri Lankan Commercial Banks: A CAMEL Based Approach. Paper presented at the 11th Academic Sessions, University of Ruhuna, Sri Lanka.
Wanniarachchige, M. K., Gammadde Gamage, D. S., & Suzuki, Y. (2014). Effect of US Subprime Crisis on Sri Lankan Commercial Banks: Does Ownership Matter? Paper presented at the 3rd International Conference on Management and Economics - ICME 2014, Matara, Sri Lanka.
Kalupahana, L. R., & Wanniarachchige, M. K. (2014). Did United States Sub-Prime Crisis Cause Seylan Bank Distress? A Case Study. Paper presented at the 3rd International Conference on Management and Economics - ICME 2014, Matara, Sri Lanka.
Pushpakumara, H. M. C., Wanniarachchige, M. K., Peiris, D. S. U., & Samantha, R. L. (2014). Determinants of Information System Success in Public Sector Organizations: With Special Reference to Organizations Located in the Matara District of Sri Lanka. Paper presented at the 3rd International Conference on Management and Economics - ICME 2014, Matara, Sri Lanka.
Wanniarachchige, M. K. (2013). Can High and Volatile Inflation Widen Bank Interest Spreads and Curtail Financial Development in Sri Lanka?”. Paper presented at the 2nd International Conference on Management and Economics, Matara, Sri Lanka.
Wanniarachchige, M. K., & Uddin, S. M. S. (2011). Effect of ownership on bank performance in South Asian countries – A cross country comparison among Bangladesh, India and Sri Lanka. Paper presented at the 16th World Congress of The International Economic Association, Beijing, China.
Wanniarachchige, M. K., & Suzuki, Y. (2011). Performance dynamics of indian commercial banks: does ownership matter? Paper presented at the The Clute Institute International Academic Conferences, Maui, Hawaii.
Wanniarachchige, M. K., & Suzuki, Y. (2011). Can state-owned banks outperform private banks?- The evidence from Sri Lanka. Paper presented at the 2011 Institutions and Economics International Conference, Fukuoka, Japan.
Wanniarachchige, M. K., & Suzuki, Y. (2011). Are recommendations of Basel Regulatory Framework universally applicable? Paper presented at the 2011 Institutions and Economics International Conference, Fukuoka, Japan.
Wanniarachchige, M. K. (2011). Effects of Civil War on the Financial Intermediation in Sri Lanka: Possible ill-effects on interest spreads, credit and bank branch network. Paper presented at the 2nd Annual Conference of the International Association for Asia Pacific Studies, Beppu, Japan.
Wanniarachchige, M. K., & Nishantha, G. G. D. (2011). Towards a Sustainable Food Safety Regime: Technologies and Incentives to Deploy Pragmatic Food Traceability Solutions for SMEs. Paper presented at the 2nd Annual Conference of the International Association for Asia Pacific Studies, Beppu, Japan.
Wanniarachchige, M. K., & Suzuki, Y. (2010). Financial Development and Credit Creation in Developing Countries-The Sri Lankan experience. Paper presented at the 1st Annual Conference of the International Association for Asia Pacific Studies, Beppu, Japan.
Wanniarachchige, M. K., & Suminto, S. (2010, 3-5 November). Post-Crisis Performance of Indonesian Commercial Banks: A Revenue Based DEA Approach. Paper presented at the The 2nd International Graduate Student Conference on Indonesia, Indonesia and the New Challenges: Multiculturalism, Identity and Self-Narration, Yogyakarta, Indonesia.
Wanniarachchige, M. K., & Nishantha, G. G. D. (2010). A Community wide Framework to Ensure Food Safety in SMEs. Paper presented at the 1st Annual Conference of the International Association for Asia Pacific Studies (Poster Session), Beppu, Japan.
Nishantha, G. G. D., Wanniarachchige, M. K., & Jehan, S. N. (2010). A pragmatic approach to traceability in food supply chains. Paper presented at the Proceedings of the 12th international conference on Advanced communication technology, Gangwon-Do, South Korea.
Wanniarachchige, M. K., & Suzuki, Y. (2009). Bank Competition and Efficiency: The Case of Sri Lanka. Paper presented at the 2009 Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific Conference: Reflections on the Asia Pacific, Beppu, Japan.
Suzuki, Y., Miah, M. D., & Wanniarachchige, M. K. (2008). Civil War and Financial Underdevelopment: The Case of Georgia with Special Reference to Sri Lanka. Paper presented at the 2008 Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific Conference: The Asia Pacific and the Emerging World System.

ACADEMIC SOCIETY MEMBERSHIPS

Reviewer- Journal of Global Ethics (Taylor & Francis)
Reviewer-African Journal of Business Management
Reviewer-International Journal of Financial Services Management (Inderscience)
Member of the Editorial Board, Ruhuna Journal of Management and Finance 2013-2014
Member of the Scientific Committee, International Conference on Accounting and Finance-2014
Member of the Editorial Board, Journal of the University of Ruhuna (2013-2014)
Editor-in-Chief for the 11th Academic Sessions of the University of Ruhuna
Coordinator - 3rd International Conference on Management and Economics, Sri Lanka -2014
Member of the Editorial Board, Journal of Accounting & Finance published by the Wayamba University of Sri Lanka
Member of the Transition Economy and Management Research Center at Ritsumeikan Asia pacific University, Japan - 2010 ~
Member of the International Association for Asia Pacific Studies (IAAPS) - 2010-2012
Reviewer-Wayamba International Conference (WinC - 2014)
Reviewer-3rd International Conference on Management and Economics, Sri Lanka -ICME 2014
Reviewer-International Conference of Eastern University, Sri Lanka ICE-2013
Reviewer-8th International Research Conference on Management & Finance –IRCMF 2013, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka
Reviewer Journal of the Social Sciences of the Faculty of Arts, University of Peradeniya
Reviewer-1st International Conference on Management and Economics, Pakistan -2012
Reviewer-2nd International Conference on Management and Economics, Sri Lanka -2013

CAREER PATH

2012~ – Senior Lecturer: Faculty of Management and Finance, University of Ruhuna
2012~2014 – Head, Department of Accounting and Finance, Faculty of Management and Finance, University of Ruhuna
2006~2012 – Lecturer: Faculty of Management and Finance, University of Ruhuna
2005-2006 – Assistant Lecturer: Faculty of Management and Finance, University of Ruhuna
2004-2005 – Accounts Executive: Aitken Spence & Co Ltd (Vauxhall Property Developments Ltd), SL.
2003-2004 – Accounts Executive: Stone N String (pvt.) Ltd. Colombo, Sri Lanka -

AWARDS AND SCHOLARSHIPS

Certificate of Merit for the Outstanding Quality of the Doctoral thesis from Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University, spring 2012
Best paper award, The Clute Institute International Academic Conferences, Maui, Hawaii, 2011
Japanese Government Honors Scholarship (October 2009 - March 2011)
Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University 100% Tuition Fee waiver Scholarship for Doctoral program 2009-2012
Certificate of Merit for the Outstanding Quality of the Masters thesis from Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University, spring 2009
Japanese Government MEXT Scholarship (September 2007 - September 2009)

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