Dr Nicholas Baker - Trade Commissioner Mexico and Central America

Nicholas Baker

Dr Nicholas Baker is the Trade Commissioner to Mexico and Central America.

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 education sectors.

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.