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Ms. Anuja Lokeshwara

Assistant Lecturer

Faculty of Business | Business Management

Career Summary

  • Assistant Lecturer at SLIIT Business School (September, 2020 - Present)
  • Academic Instructor at SLIIT - Faculty of Business Management (November, 2018 - August 2020) 
  • Accounts Officer at Land Reform Commission Sri Lanka (November, 2017 - October, 2018). 
  • Junior Product Excecutive at OCTA: EW Information Systems (Pvt) Limited (June, 2016 - June, 2017). 
  • Trainee Financial Analyst at Isenguard Investments (Pvt) Limited. (December, 2015 - February, 2016)


  • Reading for MBA in International Business, University of Colombo, (2018-2020).
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Diplomacy and World Affairs, Bandaranaike International DiplomaticTraining Institute.
  • CIMA Passed Finalist (Chartered Institute of Management Accountants) 
  • BBA (Hon) Business Management (First Class), Sheffield Hallam University, UK (2016).
  • BBA (Hons) in Business Management, Specialized in Accounting and Finance (2nd Class Upper Division), SLIIT (2017)
  • Diploma in Diplomacy and World Affairs (Merit Pass), Bandaranaike International DiplomaticTraining Institute.   


  • SLIIT Prize: Student of the Best Performance in BBA (hons) Business Management, Sheffield Hallam University, UK, 2016.
  • BOC Award: Student of the Best Performance for Consecutive Three Years of the BBA (Hons), Business Management, Sheffield Hallam University, UK, 2016.
  • CIMA Award: Best Performing Student in BBA (Hons): Accounting Specialization, SLIIT, 2017. 
  • Partial Scholarships awarded (2014,2015,2016) based on performance to persue BBA (Hons) Specialized in Accounting, SLIIT.

Research Interests and Memberships

Research Interests

  • Corporate Finance 
  • International Business
  • Sustainable Development
  • Green Accounting 


CIMA - Student Membership 

Ongoing Research

The Impact of Dividend Decision on Accounting Performance and Market Performance of Listed Companies in Sri Lanka

A Detailed Strategic Analysis of Achieving Set of Goals in 5 Years: Case of Chilies Spice Village

Customer Perspectives on E-banking in Sri Lanka: A comparative study on Awareness and Usage of E-banking in rural and urban districts in Sri Lanka

Socio-economic Impact of the Decline in Firm Performance of Hotels in Sri Lanka

The Impact of Sustainability Reporting on Financial Performance in Consumer Service Sector

My Publications

Journal Publications

  • S. Gobinath, K. Tharshan, W.R.H. Dheerasekara, M.M.D de S. Gunawardena, S. G. Jayakody, A.A Lokeshwara  " "Factors Influencing the Private Cost of Higher Education; the Case of Sri Lanka" "  International Journal of Learning, Teaching and Educational Research,  vol.Vol 18,  Issue No 3 ,  2019,,
  • Lokeshwara, A.A.  " Initiatives Taken Towards the Decent Work and Economic Growth SDG: Case of Sri Lanka. "  Diplomacy and World Affairs,  vol.1,    2019,  pp.165-176,      
  • Sathiamoorthy, V., Zilva, De. M. M. S., Bandara, E. C. P. K., Leelarathne, E. K. C. J. S., Weligodapola, H. W. M. C., & Lokeshwara, A. A.  " "Terrorism and its Implications on Small Hotels in Sri Lanka" "  International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Sciences,    Issue 10(5),  2020,  pp.471478,      10.6007/IJARBSS/v10-i5/7217,
  • Weligodapola, H. W. M. C., Lokeshwara, A. A., Prashanthy, K., Sooriyakumaran, S., Rubika, S., Lakmali, G. T. H. D  " "A Study on Customer Perception towards E-banking: With Special Reference to Urban and Rural Districts in Sri Lanka." "  International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Sciences,  vol.10,  Issue 10,  2020,  pp.682-698.,,

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