The Cabinet has approved the appointment of Mano Tittawella as Snr Adviser to the Minister of Finance and Media. In this capacity, he is expected to assist the minister in realizing the government’s economic and development agenda and drive its reform agenda.
He will continue to serve as the Secretary General of the Secretariat for Coordinating Reconciliation Mechanisms (SCRM), which is entrusted with coordinating transitional justice mechanisms and national reconciliation in Sri Lanka.
He is also the Non-Executive Chairman, EAP Group and serves as Brand Ambassador for the President’s “Prevention of Kidney Disease” Task Force.
Tittawella was a Senior Presidential Advisor on Economic Affairs and was the Senior Director General – President’s Office from August 2003 to November 2005. He was the first Chairman and the Chief Executive Officer of the Strategic Enterprises Management Agency (SEMA), which was an initiative that he promoted to bring better accountability, good governance and enhanced performance to the largest public enterprises in Sri Lanka, apart from serving on the Board of the National Council for Economic Development (NCED), which was the apex body, coordinating all economic development activities in Sri Lanka.