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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.

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At the end of the day It’s not about what you have or even what you’ve accomplished... it’s about who you’ve lifted up, who you’ve made better...
IT’S ABOUT WHAT YOU’VE GIVEN BACK.
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In addition to his entreprenuerial ventures, Rashan is an advocate of giving back to the community. As Denzel Washington once eloquently said “...it’s about what you’ve given back!”. His involvement in the Australian Green Development Forum (AGDF) as the youngest board member has allowed him to make a difference in the Australian Building & Construction industry with a focus on sustainability. For the first three years his involvement in organising monthly CPD events for architects, designers and other AEC professionals, centred around sustainable activity in Brisbane was a great source of knowledge. He has know transitioned to assist the AGDF with a more design and technology focus.

Looking at his cultural community, Rashan is consistently giving back to his Sri Lankan culture and background through his heavy involvement in the Old Anandian’s Association of Queensland Inc. (OAAQ). His work stems from his gratittude towards the first college he attended - Ananda College in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Being one of the youngest management committee members, Rashan parttakes a variety of projects and activities through each year. There have been number of projects such as Charity Walks where funds were raised to purchase various hospital equipment, flood victims in Sri Lanka and school supplies for Ananda College as well as other ventures. All while enjoying leading the Ananda College QLD Cricket team to multiple victories in local competitions.

In addition to these types of activities, Rashan is a sought after mentor and teacher at a tertiary level. He gives back to the student community outside of the university by utilising his network and knowledge by organising monthly events, connecting the industry and sharing opportunities with the growing student population.

This is why giving back to the community has become a corner stone in Rashan’s career.
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Rashan is changing education in not only the design industry, but also in the transition of students from secondary to tertiary education. He is the founder and CEO of Australia’s only education institution focussing on students and teachers in the transition of career development and teaching - Inspired Education Australia.

In addition to this, Rashan is also the Founder and Design Director for Inspired Design Australia, servicing and helping other entrepreneurs, start-ups and small businesses with ‘Design for Business’.

Rashan was born in Sri Lanka and migrated to Australia when he was 10 years old. During his secondary education, Rashan was set and taking steps to become a registered Architect. He graduated in (Design) Architecture with first class honours from the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) in 2011 and completed his Master in Architecture in the top 10 of his year level in 2012.

However, shortly after Rashan’s career changed when he left conventional practice to pursue his various business ventures.

Since then, Rashan has developed a reputation for his entrepreneurial thinking and leading a variety of projects in a wide variety of fields and industries. He is now an author, public speaker who has delivered widely received content to universities around Australia as well as many conference seminars, keynotes, lectures and much more. He has been features on some podcast shows as well as been published in various design journals in Australia.

In addition to this, Rashan is also an academic currently teaching first and fourth year Architecture students at QUT, an Associate Fellow recognised by the High Education Academy as well as the youngest board member of the Australian Green Development Forum.
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At the end of the day It’s not about what you have or even what you’ve accomplished... it’s about who you’ve lifted up, who you’ve made better...
IT’S ABOUT WHAT YOU’VE GIVEN BACK.
Denzel Washington
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In addition to his entreprenuerial ventures, Rashan is an advocate of giving back to the community. As Denzel Washington once eloquently said “...it’s about what you’ve given back!”. His involvement in the Australian Green Development Forum (AGDF) as the youngest board member has allowed him to make a difference in the Australian Building & Construction industry with a focus on sustainability. For the first three years his involvement in organising monthly CPD events for architects, designers and other AEC professionals, centred around sustainable activity in Brisbane was a great source of knowledge. He has know transitioned to assist the AGDF with a more design and technology focus.

Looking at his cultural community, Rashan is consistently giving back to his Sri Lankan culture and background through his heavy involvement in the Old Anandian’s Association of Queensland Inc. (OAAQ). His work stems from his gratittude towards the first college he attended - Ananda College in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Being one of the youngest management committee members, Rashan parttakes a variety of projects and activities through each year. There have been number of projects such as Charity Walks where funds were raised to purchase various hospital equipment, flood victims in Sri Lanka and school supplies for Ananda College as well as other ventures. All while enjoying leading the Ananda College QLD Cricket team to multiple victories in local competitions.

In addition to these types of activities, Rashan is a sought after mentor and teacher at a tertiary level. He gives back to the student community outside of the university by utilising his network and knowledge by organising monthly events, connecting the industry and sharing opportunities with the growing student population.

This is why giving back to the community has become a corner stone in Rashan’s career.
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