Dr Michael Baker
12 Cherry Court, Uxbridge Rd
Pinner, HA5 3PS
Phone: 020 7193 3216
Mobile: 07530 345551
michael.baker[at]csem[dot]org[dot]RemoveThisSpamBuster[dot]uk

Career History

career _____________________

SAMPLE TASKS AND PROJECTS AS MANAGER/TEAM LEADER/CONSULTANT/ADVISER:

  • Development and delivery of intensive one week course on Life Cycle Assessment.

  • Specification and oversight of installation of renewable electricity generation system.

  • Organising conference on Permaculture and Planning.

CAREER BY CHRONOLOGY/ROLE _________

Joint Programme Director - College of Sustainability & Environmental Management, 2002-present

Consultant Systems and Software Engineer - Adacel Technologies Ltd, Australia 1998-2001

  • Project manager and project architect on a number of advanced software developments, usually based at customer site.

  • Senior role in terms of business relationships (client contact / marketing), project methodology (workstreams / quality / review / documentation); also part of several tender response bid teams as the Bid Team Manager.

  • Found & developed numerous ways to improve company procedures, developed numerous ways to improve company procedures, bringing operational quality procedures forward to match the company's expansion & the need for scalability.

Team Leader/Software Engineer - GEC Marconi Systems, Australia 1994-97

  • Worked on Australian projects, mainly advanced avionics and defence communications systems related, frequently devising prototypes and modelling.

  • Complex simulation / modelling applications and test equipment.

Independent Consultant - 1984-2004 (clients listed on professional profile page)

  • Environmental & Sustainability adviser to small community developing an environmentally self-sufficient / sustainable lifestyle • liaison with local & state authorities on planning issues • design & construction of passive solar homes • design & construction of water reticulation systems • permaculture design & implementation • landscape re-vegetation & restoration.

  • Continuation of projects started at the Open University (noted below).

  • Complete control of these projects from inception to documentation phases.

early career

  • OPEN UNIVERSITY 1980-83: latterly the environmental technology support "guru", advising academics, Department of Energy and Channel 4; developed home energy advice & technology, and national energy scenario modelling systems.

  • STUDIES 1975-80: OU based research student, also working on long-term consultancies including for Lucas on refueling infrastructures for electric vehicles and for National Statistics and the Transport Research Laboratory on transport production and use patterns by industry.

  • CROUCH & HOGG (Civil Engineering Consultants) 1974-75: part of the design team for a revolutionary 240m span box girder bridge.

personal ___________________

  • British & Australian nationality; Born 14th September 1949; Divorced/one daughter; non smoker; F/C D/Licence

  • well-travelled with very wide intellectual interests and skills; keen on skiing and dancing.

12 Cherry Court, Uxbridge Road, Pinner, HA5 3PS

Michael Baker


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Endorsements

Pavel Vitek, Imperial Cancer Research Fund Laboratories
It gives me a great pleasure to write this recommendation for Dr. Baker since his work is of high professional standard and meticulously executed.
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Dr Douglas Seeley, University of South Australia
Dr. Baker was very perceptive in his understanding of our requirements and has excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. I recommend his services highly.
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