DR. Shirani A. Bandaranayake

Category
Executive Board, Governing Council

SRILANKA

Appointed as the 43rd Chief Justice and the 1st female Chief Justice of the Republic on 17th May, 2011. The Chief Justice, as the Head of the Judiciary, is vested with the overall control of judicial administration and within the Supreme Court he holds the final authority in case allocation, Court management and general court administration. Appointed as the 1st female Judge of the Supreme Court in October 1996.