Phil Healey is Head of Department for Visual Arts in the School of Art and Design at Middlesex University. He has taught at Newcastle Polytechnic, Reading College of Art and Design, The School of Communication Arts, and Kent Institute of Art and Design (Maidstone).

He has extensive high-level experience in the creative industries working in graphic design, illustration and publishing; and for design consultants including Allied International Designers, The Small Back Room, Fitch, Wolff Olins and Planet X.