Mr. Kasun Dissanayake

Senior Lecturer

Department of Economics and Decision Sciences

Faculty of Business


Mr.Kasun Tharaka Dissanayake graduated from the Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce of University of Sri Jayewardenepura with a Bachelor of Science in Finance with a First class. He is also a finalist member of Chartered Accountancy. He received the B.A Kuruppu gold medal for the best student of Isipathana College (2009) and won The late Mr. B.G Chandrasekara memorial trophy for the best A/L results of the commerce stream of Isipathana College (2009).

Mr.Dissanayake joined the School of Business of NSBM in 2015 September, after having one and a half years of corporate experience at Central Bank of Sri Lanka (Internship), WNS Global Services and Red Dot Tours Pvt Ltd.
He is the course director of certificate program offered by school of business and node leader for BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance degree offered by Plymouth University UK. He is currently occupied in delivering Introduction to Finance, Advanced Financial Accounting, Fundamentals of Economics, Taxation, Economics for Business, Project Human Resource Management and Quality Management modules.

His main research interests are towards the broad areas of Finance and Economics such as Stock market performance and Economic Growth, Impact of Free trade agreements, Corporate Finance and Capital structure decisions. Mr.Dissanayake is currently reading for his Masters in Applied Finance at University of Sri Jayewardenepura.

Research Interests & Memberships

Research Interests
  • Corporate Governance Dividend Policy

  • Working Capital Management

  • Financial Performance of firms

  • Capital Structure Financial Markets

Research and Publications

Journal Publications
  • M.A.P.S Hemakumara , D.M.K.T Dissanayake, (2020), The Impact of Industrialization on Environmental Sustainability: A case study in Gampaha district , NSBM Journal of Management, https://www.nsbm.ac.lk/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/2020-Issue-01.pdf
Conference Publications