Malcolm Baigent

Executive General Manager, University Partnerships Australasia | Navitas; Chair of WAPETIA

Malcolm Baigent has spent the last 15 years in higher education with the last five of those as College Director and Principal of Edith Cowan College (ECC) formerly Perth Institute of Business & Technology (PIBT), Navitas and Edith Cowan University (ECU) moved to a joint-venture model and changed the name to ECC in 2016. In addition to his College responsibilities around governance, accreditation and teaching and learning, a key focus of Malcolm’s leadership role is the delivery of quality academic outcomes and a positive student experience that sets students up for success at ECC, ECU and beyond.

Prior to ECC, Malcolm spent 10 years at ECU, where he held a range of senior leadership roles, including those of – University HR Manager, Faculty Operations Manager, and Manager Partnership Development & Services (International).

Malcolm is passionate about quality and attributes his discipline, commitment to task and his can-do attitude to having spent the first five years of his adult working life in the Australian Army. Malcolm is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and the current Chair of WAPETIA.