Visiting Senior Fellow, School for Transnational Governance of the European University Institute, Florence
Philip Stephens is a writer and historian. He is a visiting senior fellow at the School for Transnational Governance of the European University Institute, Florence, a Richard von Weizsacker fellow at the Bosch Academy in Berlin and member of Aspen Italia, Rome. He is a member of the steering group of the Franco-British Colloque.
His latest book Britain Alone: the Path from Suez to Brexit, was published by Faber. Stephens is a Contributing Editor at the Financial Times. He has won the three main prizes in British political journalism, being named as winner of the David Watt prize for Outstanding Political Journalism, as Political Journalist of the Year by the UK Political Studies Association, and as Political Journalist of the Year in the British Press Awards. He is the author of Politics and the Pound, a study of British economic and European policy, and of Tony Blair, the Price of Leadership, a biography of the former prime minister.
An Honorary Governor (2021-), and former Vice-Chair of the Council of Management, The Ditchley Foundation.