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Gayathri Chethi

Assistant Professor


  • Doctorate of Business Administration, Department of Management, Aldersgate College, Singapore Campus (2011 – 2013)
  • Post Graduate Diploma (Management), Department of Management, Buckinghamshire New University, UK (2010 – 2011)
  • Bachelor of Science (Hon) Computing, Department of Computing & Information Systems, University of Greenwich (2006 – 2009)
  • Marketing Management
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Strategic Marketing
  • Markstrat
  • Supervisor – Master of Global Business & Global MBA Projects (Contemporary Marketing Management)
  • Co-Supervisor – Doctor of Business Administration Thesis

Academic Experience

  • Swinburne Online – Academic (Adjunct)
  • RMIT Online – Academic (Adjunct)
  • Australian Institute of Business – Academic
  • University of Wolverhampton – Assistant Professor (Sultanate of Oman)
  • Coventry University – Assistant Professor (Sultanate of Oman)
  • Colorado State University – Lecturer (Adjunct)
  • University of Greenwich – Senior Lecturer (Adjunct)

Areas of Interests

  • New Teaching Pedagogies
  • Online Education
  • Marketing Simulation Courses

Corporate/Professional Experience

  • CEAT Tyres
  • Capital Maharaja Organisation (AF Jones Exporters)
  • TV Host and News Presenter (MTV, NDTV & CNN)

Research & Publications (Conferences)

  • Publication: G.C. Goonaratne (2018, February) Consumer Attitude toward Renewable Energy in Australia”. Paper accepted by Academic Steering Committee of the 2018 IMDA World Business Congress (IMDA).
  • Publication: G.C.Goonaratne (2017, January) Marketing high quality, easily accessible teaching method for students with the use of mobile phones. Paper accepted at the Oxford University Education Symposium.
  • Publication: G.C.Goonaratne (2016, June) Teacher and Student Experience using flipped learning in a GCC Economics classroom. Submitted at International Conference on Education, Psychology and Social Sciences. Paper accepted by Active Learning and Higher Education Journal.
  • Publication: G.C.Goonaratne (2015, April) Business Process Outsourcing :Exploring the Performance of Software Development Companies in Asian and Middle East Markets. Submitted at 30th Internal Business Research Conference.
  • Paper accepted by World Journal of Social Sciences. Goonaratne, G.C ( 2012, November) Challenges of Knowledge Management and the approaches to be taken. Submitted at International Symposium 2012: Future research needs in developing Sri Lanka: Concepts, Trends and Vision.

Awards & Recognition

  • Life Achievement Award – University of Greenwich


  • Sri Lankan Institute of Marketing
  • American Marketing Association