Professor Dato’ Dr. Ben Lee, Founder and President of the TIMES Global Education Ltd and PhD Academy has been increasingly recognized across the Asia-Pacific for his leadership and community service, and stands out for excellence in delivery of executive and educational leadership training leading toward MBA, M.Ed and PhD degree programs; and cooperation with cross-border affiliations such as European International University – Paris, Malaysia University of Science and Technology (MUST) and Euro College (Macedonia, Europe).
Dr. Lee is most well known for his great leadership capabilities. He is also recognized for the core leadership values set as foundations for his own leadership style: hope, courage, passion, inspiration, and integrity. These values have been essential to Dr. Lee in his own professional advancement and that of his fellow workers and faculty in the TIMES Global Education and among his international affiliates.
Dr. Lee has taken the initiative in forming training associations with universities and colleges in the Philippines, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Vietnam, Hong Kong, Macedonia and the USA and has provided leadership in establishment of an international open learning consortium in the Philippines, bringing schools together, expanding availability of educational opportunities, providing for capacity-building, and upgrading university and college teaching faculties toward earning higher academic qualifications.
Dr. Lee is a leader and innovator in the emerging field of executive open learning and cross-border education. He has initiated successful gatherings of leaders from the corporate and business community, higher education, and NGO and public sectors at his popular Residential CEO Program.