Shanika Amarasekara

Shanika Amarasekara

General Counsel, British Business Bank

Overview

Shanika Amarasekara is General Counsel and Company Secretary to the British Business Bank. The British Business Bank is the UK Government Development bank set up to facilitate access to finance for small and medium sized businesses. She joined as a founder member of the Senior Management Team which set up and launched the bank in 2014. Prior to this she worked as General Counsel at an institution established by a number of central banks to promote financial stability and economic development. Shanika previously held senior positions at RBS and Allen & Overy.

 

Shanika is also a Board Member of the London Legacy Development Corporation.