Prominent Lawyer Isuru Balapatabendi Appointed Chairman Of People's Insurance

Prominent lawyer Isuru Balapatabendi has been appointed the Chairman of People's Insurance PLC.

He holds an LLM from the University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.

Balapatabendi served as a State Counsel in the Attorney General’s Department, prior to being appointed a Diplomat to the Embassy of Sri Lanka in The Hague, The Netherlands from 2008 to 2010, during which he served as the representative of Sri Lanka, to the organisation for Prohibition of Chemical Weapons and Hague Convention of Private International Law (HCCH).

He was also appointed as the Head of Chancery at the Sri Lankan Mission in The Hague. He was appointed as the Legal Advisor to the Minister of Investment Promotions in 2012, for legal matters relating to investment laws in Sri Lanka and Board of Investment. Balapatabendi has also served in the Director boards of Sri Lanka Insurance Corporation, Seylan Bank and Bank of Ceylon.

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