Rashan Senanayake

Rashan Senanayake

Inspired Education Australia
location_on Australia

Member since 2 years


Rashan Senanayake

Specialises In
Agile business-agility coaching collaboration Design Thinking Education Facilitation Service design and delivery process Systems Thinking training


Rashan is a highly respected thought leader and entrepreneur in the Education and the Design industries. CEO and founder of Inspired Education Australia in addition to Founder and Design Director for Inspired Design Australia, Rashan is passionate about combining education, design and business.

Discovering an early passion for design, Rashan graduated from the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) in Design Architecture with a first-class honours degree. After completing his Master of Architecture, Rashan chose to leave conventional practice to pursue his business ventures and utilise his vast experience in the design field.

Inspired Education Australia (IEA) focuses on increasing the quality of teaching through using a design lens to focus on both the teachers and students in their transition through career development or teaching – to teach by design not default. Similarly, Inspired Design Australia (IDA), works on a foundation of adding value to other entrepreneurs and small businesses with tailored ‘Design for Business’ solutions. Rashan is well known as an innovator across a range of fields and industries – as an author, public speaker and academic, Rashan is striving and succeeding in changing the face of education through use of a creative mindset.

Rashan’s credibility in the Education sector is renowned – as an academic teaching Architecture and Design Thinking at QUT and as an Associate Fellow recognised by the High Education Academy, Rashan is also honoured to be the youngest board member of the Australian Green Development Forum.

With a future thinking entrepreneurial mindset, drive to make a real difference and flair for understanding design, Rashan is a unique leader in his field and a true believer in becoming the architect of your own future.