Who We Are

Formed under Sri Lanka Banks’ Association (SLBA) in 2012, The Banks’ Chief Information Officers Forum (BCIOF) is the largest C level forum in the banking and financial industry. To date the membership is comprised of covering all major commercial banks, state banks and foreign banks. The forum has accumulated a wealth of experienced ICT professionals who act as enablers in transforming business.

What We Do

The Bank CIO Forum has got 25 banks as members across Sri Lanka. The main purpose of this forum is to collaborate and share knowledge, discuss challenges, network with close stakeholders like Central Bank of Sri Lanka (CBSL), Sri Lanka Banks Association (SLBA), Lanka Pay, SLCERT etc.

Annual CIO Confluence is the largest elite IT conference that we do which brings all stakeholders into one forum. We also engage in conducting Knowledge sharing sessions, Partner programs and Seminars.

As a forum mindful of social responsibility we undertake CSR programs giving hands to various communities.

Executive committee


Prabath Wickramaratne
Amal Illesinghe
Gerald Wanigaratne
Nishan Weerasooriya
Deputy Chairman
Mr. Druvi Vaidyakularatne
Asst. Secretary
Romesh Wijesinghe
Asst. Treasurer
Past Presidents

2020 - 2021

Saman Samarakoon

Deputy General Manager - IT
SDB bank

2018 - 2019

Nisala Kodippili

Chief Information Officer
Union Bank of Colombo

2016 - 2017

Luxaman Perera

Head of IT
Bank of Ceylon

2014 - 2015

Rohan Muttiah

Chief Information Officer
Commercial Bank