The highly experienced technical and financial team, has overseen 60+ mine builds and over US$200bn of mining sector transactions, and works in a close and collaborative manner with management teams to deliver optimal results
Mr. Baker has been a partner of Sutter Hill Ventures, Silicon Valley’s oldest venture capital firm, since 1973. He has been an active investor in a number of industries, including entertainment media, semiconductors and semiconductor equipment, biotechnology and medical equipment and software. He is currently responsible for Sutter Hill’s investments in China.
Mr. Baker is a former trustee of Yale University, where he chaired the Finance Committee. He served on the Yale Investment Committee from 1990 to 2015. He is a member of the Investment Board of the Government of Singapore Investment Corporation. He serves on the board of the Stanford Management Company, the organization that manages the endowment of Stanford University. Mr. Baker is also an advisor to the Packard Foundation Investment Committee and Alta Advisors, a London family office. Mr. Baker is a board member of the Environmental Defense Fund and a member of the Board of Trustees of Berklee College of Music in Boston. He is a former board member and chair of the finance and academic committees of Sacred Heart Schools in Atherton, California.
Mr. Baker earned his BA in mathematics from Yale and his MBA from Stanford.
Mr. Baker is an advisor to Appian and covers off Fund and LP-related aspects.