Dr. Arosha Fernando has a distinctive professional background covering 20 years in the telecom industry, globally. He has started his career as a Marketing Assistant at Ericsson Australia Pty Limited, fresh from university. He has climbed the corporate ladder as an Account Manager in New Zealand in the same company followed by Deputy Project Manager for Digital project in Philippines, Project Manager for BTS implementation in Thailand and Project Director for Vodafone GSM project in Australia. Currently he is the Director / CEO of Sierra Global Network Pvt Ltd in Sri Lanka, a leading telecommunication infrastructure development and managed services firm that serving all the telecommunication operators in Sri Lanka with the highest market share.
Dr. Arosha is a renowned scholar holding five Degrees from Australia’s leading Universities. He holds a Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA) from the Australian Graduate School of Entrepreneurship (AGSE) at Swinburne University, Melbourne, Australia and a Bachelor of Business (B.Bus.) Degree, double major in Marketing and Human Resource Management from the Faculty of Business at the same University. Further, he has three Masters Degrees from RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia - Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Project Management (MPM), and Master of Engineering (M.Eng.) major in Telecommunication Engineering.