Dr Nicholas Baker is the Trade Commissioner to Mexico and
Nicholas has held numerous local and international positions throughout his
career with Austrade. Most recently he was Acting Senior Industry
Specialist (SIS) in the International Education team in Austrade’s Sydney
office, Manager of the Client Engagement and Insights Group, International
Education Division, and Trade Manager for the Resources and Energy team.
Prior to this, as Paris-based Senior Trade and investment Commissioner,
Nicholas was responsible for Austrade’s operations in France and Spain
working across sectors as diverse as infrastructure, resources and energy,
and international health.
From 2005-2009, Nicholas was Trade Commissioner and Consul General at the
Australian Consulate General in Lima Peru, responsible for the Peruvian,
Colombian and Ecuadorian markets with a focus on the resources and
Before joining Austrade Nicholas was Director of Studies & Program
Manager at the University of Sydney Centre for English Teaching.
Nicholas holds a PhD in Cultural Studies from the University of Technology,
Sydney, a Master’s in Sociology from the University of Sydney, and a
Bachelor of Arts in French and Latin American Studies from the University
of NSW. Nicholas is a fluent French and Spanish speaker.