Robert Baker has spent over 20 years in the financial services industry. He has worked at major investment banks such as Barclays Capital, ABN Amro, UBS Warburg, NatWest Markets and Rabobank as well as the hedge fund Solent Capital. He has developed risk management and valuation systems across most asset classes specialising in credit derivatives.
Holding positions as head of technology, project manager, business analyst and programmer he has used his experience of software development together with knowledge of financial products and the way investment banks operate to successfully interface between all business functions to ensure accurate gathering and delivery of requirements.
In recent years Robert has moved into training and consultancy, presenting public and in-house courses explaining the world of capital markets and helping a range of companies in the financial sector to maximise their use of IT.
He holds an MA in mathematics from Oxford University.