Leadership Team


Fernando Hettiyadura

Founder  & Chief Strategist

Fernando has over 17 years of career experience as a Master Trainer, Life Coach, Coach Trainer, Clinical Hypnotherapist, and in Education Technology. He has catalyzed the success of individuals and organizations in Corporate, Government and Non-Government Organizations ranging from from students, educators, coaches, executives to CEOs.


He is a Professional Certified Coach designated by International Coach Federation, the world’s largest and most prominent coaching accreditation organization. And he also holds a Diploma in Comprehensive Clinical Hypnotherapy. With years of Coaching Experience, training background as a Master Trainer and background in Education Technology, he is uniquely positioned to bring you the Professional Coaching Mastery Certification.

He loves Latin dancing and passionate about positive change in individuals, organizations and the world as a whole.


Lux Hettiyadura

Director of Research and Development

Lux is an Associate Certified Coach designated by the ICF, Coach Training Facilitator and an Educator. She focuses on coaching approach to child social, emotional and behavioural development. With this methodology, she enables parents and educators to awaken their maximum capacity to create a sustainable impact in positive and effective parenting and teaching. 

She has over 10 years of strong international background in education. And she passionately leads the Coaching Education, Research and Development interventions at Ignite Global.

Lux is committed to make a positive impact in creating and harnessing future leaders by empowering parents and educators.


Martin Dara

Project Development Specialist

Martin is a Certified Professional Coach and and a Project Development Specialist at Ignite Global. His focus of coaching is mindset development, enabling individuals and teams to advocate and encourage change in perspectives in their personal and professional lives for development.

Martin began his career in finance after pursing his Bachelor’s Degree. Soon he developed  an interest towards youth coaching and pursued his Coaching Education with Ignite global and positioned himself as a certified mindset coach. Following his passion for Coaching, he became an integral part of Ignite Global creating projects for leadership development and human behavior enhancement.