All Innova Strategies programs are delivered under the guidance of Dr Madhu Fernando, a globally renowned project management expert and trainer, Management and Business Consultant, a facilitator for organizational transformation and growth with Innovation and Strategy. Dr Madhu Fernando is the Director/CEO of Innova Strategies.

Dr Madhu has over 15 years of experience in managing projects across various industries with innovative approaches, as well as holds a Doctorate in Business degree from Australian Graduate School of Entrepreneurship, Swinburne University in Melbourne, where she mastered Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

Dr Madhu is also a management writer. Some of her published articles include:

  • Across the Board, Management Today, Australian Institute of Management, November/December 2003, p.40

  • To thine own self be true, Management Today, Australian Institute of Management, October 2003, p.40

  • Strong Feelings, PM Network, Project Management Institute USA, Vol.17, Issue9, Nov 2003, p.64-67

  • Creating an Innovative Organisation, Management Today, Australian Institute of Management, April 2003, p.40


Doctor of Business Administration, Swinburne University, Melbourne, Australia

Master of Telecommunications Engineering, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia

Project Management Professional (PMP), PMI, USA

Initiator/Founder CEO/Director of Project Management Institute, Colombo Sri Lanka Chapter

Associate Fellow of Australian Institute of Management

Member of Project Management Institute, USA and Colombo Chapter

Project Manager, Ericsson Australia, Melbourne, Australia 1997-2002

Visiting Lecturer at University of Wales (UK), University of Southern Queensland (Australia) and Coventry University (UK)

Visiting Senior Lecturer MBA Program at Moratuwa University, Course Director, Project Management, Rajarata University, and Visiting Lecturer, Commonwealth MBA Program, Open University Sri Lanka

Chairman of Global Institute of Project Management (GIPM) Project Management Campus