Mr. Phil Baty

Mr. Phil Baty

Chief Knowledge Officer, Times Higher Education, UK

Phil Baty is an international authority on university performance and strategy, with 25 years of experience in global higher education, including a decade (2009-2019) as Editor of the prestigious Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings and its derivative analyses. He is an award-winning journalist and a sought-after speaker, commentator and consultant and he currently leads external affairs activities at THE, the trusted global data and insights partner for the higher education sector. Phil was the creator of the THE World Academic Summit and he oversees the team that organises the summit and THE’s extensive series of global university leadership events and awards, which engage more than 40,000 senior university leaders, business executives and policymakers annually.