Federation Business School

Madurika Nanayakkara - Extended research profile

Position:Sessional Academic,
Accounting
Location:Churchill
Phone:5327 8197
Email:m.nanayakkara@federation.edu.au

Research

Research interests

Capital Markets, Corporate Finance, Financial Reporting, Auditing

Current research projects

Green Bonds: Do they bring environmentally friendly projects to sustainability?

Consulting and other activities

University of Kelaniya Sri Lanka

  • Faculty coordinator – University Corporate Plan Committee – From 2013 to 2015
  • Conference Secretary – 5th International Conference on Business and Information – 2014
  • Internship Coordinator – Department of Commerce and Financial Management – 2013
  • Coordinator – Higher Diploma In Business Programme, Department of Commerce and Financial Management – 2014/2015 (1st cohort)
  • Student counsellor – 2009,2010,2011

National level contributions

Chief examiner of Accounting course unit – Advanced Level (National) Examination, Ministry of Education, Sri Lanka -2012 to 2015

Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri Lanka (ICASL)

  • Member of the Integrated Reporting Committee - 2013
  • Member of the paper marking panel – 2010, 2013
  • Member of the Annual Report marking panel – 2012, 2014
  • Member of the Sustainable Reporting Marking Panel – 2012, 2013, 2014
  • Member of the Integrated reporting Marking Panel - 2014

Institute of Certified Management Accountants (ICMASL)

Paper setter  - 2013, 2014

Member of the Taxation Committee – 2013

Member of the Journal Committee - 2013

Publications

Authorized a Chapter for the study text titled “Financial Accounting” under new syllabus (2014), English and Sinhala medium – Association of Accounting Technicians of Sri Lanka

Journal publications

Nanayakkara, K.G.M. and Azeez, A.A. (2015), Predicting Corporate Financial Distress in Sri Lanka: An Extension to Z-Score Model, International Journal of Business and Social Research, Vol 5, Issue 03, March 2015, USA

Wickramasingha, S.R.M and Nanayakkara, K.G.M (2015), The External Auditor’s Opinions and the Stakeholders’ Purposes; An Empirical Analysis in Sri Lanka, Kelaniya Journal of Management, 31-49, Volume 4, Issue 01, January – June 2015, Faculty of Commerce and Management Studies, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka

Nanayakkara, K.G.M. and Azeez, A.A. (2014), Predicting Corporate Financial Distress in Sri Lanka With Reference to Z-Score Model, Kelaniya Journal of Management, Volume 3, Issue 01, January – June 2014, Faculty of Commerce and Management Studies, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka.

Nanayakkara, K.G.M and Wijetunge W.A.D.S.(2010), ‘The Relationship between Capital Structure and the Profitability in Sri Lankan Companies’, Wayamba Journal of Management, volume 1, Department of Business Management, Faculty of Business Studies and Finance, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka.

Abeywardana, N.L.E. and Nanayakkara, K.G.M. (2011) The Impact of Financial Indicators on the Stock Return of Banking Sector Companies in Sri Lanka, Wayamba Journal of Management, volume 2, Issue 01, June 2011, Department of Business Management, Faculty of Business Studies and Finance, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka.

International / National Conference presentations

Nanayakkara, K.G.M., Colomboge, S., and Valenzuela, E. (2017),  Scaling up Green Bond market worldwide: A fantasy or a reality?, HDR Conference, Federation University, Australia

Nanayakkara, K.G.M., Colomboge, S., and Valenzuela, E. (2017),  Determinants of Investor Demand for Green Bonds, HDR Conference, Federation University, Australia – Poster

Nanayakkara, K.G.M., Colomboge, S., and Valenzuela, E. (2016),  ‘Green Bonds: As a new source of financing towards a sustainable world’, HDR Conference, Federation University, Australia

Nanayakkara, K.G.M., Colomboge, S., and Valenzuela, E. (2016),  ‘Vanilla Bonds Vs Green Bonds: An Empirical study on Asia Pacific Region’, HDR Conference, Federation University, Australia – Poster

Nanayakkara, K.G.M. and Azeez, A.A. (2014), Predicting Corporate Financial Distress in Sri Lanka: An Extension to Z-Score Model,  International Conference on Multidisciplinary Innovation for Sustainability and Growth (MISG 2014), Global Illuminators, Kuala Lampur, Malaysia

Nanayakkara K G M and Abeywardene N.L.E, (2011), The impact of financial Indicators on the stock return of Finance Sector Companies in Sri Lanka, 2nd International Conference on Business and Information, Faculty of Commerce and Management Studies, University of Kelaniya, Kelaniya, Sri Lanka