James Baker

James joined the University of Manchester after 25 years in Industry where most recently he was Vice-President of Technology Collaboration Programmes and Managing Director of the Advanced Technology Centres for BAE Systems in the UK.

As the CEO Graphene@Manchester, which includes the business responsibilities for the National Graphene Institute (NGI) and the Graphene Engineering Innovation Centre (GEIC), he will be looking to develop the industrial partnerships and collaborations to accelerate the commercialisation opportunities for graphene.

James is a chartered engineer and a Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology.