Mrs. Chandanie Wijayawardhana, B.A. (Honours) degree holder from the University of Ruhuna in 1992 and obtained her post graduate degree from Institute of the Hague, Netherlands in 2000.

Having joined the Sri Lanka Planning Service in 1994, Mrs. Wijayawardhana has served in Departments of National Planning, National Budget and Fiscal Policy of the Ministry of Finance & Planning for nearly 24 years.