General Counsel & Company Secretary,
British Business Bank
As General Counsel and Company Secretary of British Business Bank, Shanika Amarasekara is responsible for ensuring that the bank’s legal interests and its stakeholders are protected and that governance aspects of the institution function smoothly. Before joining British Business Bank in June 2014, Shanika worked as General Counsel at an institution established by a number of central banks to promote financial stability and economic development. She also has to her credit former stints with RBS as Director in its Structured Finance Team and with Allen & Overy as Senior Associate of Capital Markets.