Visiting Research Fellow
Robin Baker has over 35 years’ experience in energy finance; with the Chase Manhattan Bank where he headed the Oil & Gas Group’s Asia Pacific region and subsequently with Société Générale, heading their Global Energy Finance Group. He is currently a Managing Consultant with Gas Strategies. He has been particularly active in advising and lending project finance to the energy sector and has provided financial advice to many projects throughout the energy chain; from upstream oil and gas to power generation. He has been actively involved in LNG since leading the first international LNG project finance (for Woodside’s share of the first Northwest Shelf LNG project) in 1987 and has advised LNG projects in Qatar, Egypt, Indonesia, Russia, Australia, PNG, the USA and Mozambique. Prior to energy finance he worked in various refining and supply planning positions in the UK and Asia with the Royal Dutch/Shell Group. He has a B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering from Imperial College and an MBA from Cranfield School of Management, and is a Fellow of the Energy Institute.
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