He was formerly the Assistant General Manager of Regulatory Affairs.
Wijayawardhane is an Attorney-at-Law with an LL.B (Hon.) degree from the University of Colombo and has been with the CSE for over 20 years.
The CSE said he will direct and expansion strategy involving enhancing broker capabilities and strengthening the listing environment.
He will oversee the operations of the Trading and Market Surveillance Division, Listings and Corporate Affairs Division, Broker Supervision Division and Central Depository Systems (Pvt.) Ltd. (CDS), which is a fully-owned subsidiary of the CSE.