Dr Chris Baker
Senior Business Manager
Chris joined UCLB in April 2017 as a Senior Business Manager, responsible for UCL’s Institute of Child Health, Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, the UCL Cancer Institute, and acts as primary contact for UCLB spinouts Autolus, Orchard Therapeutics, and Thiologics.
Chris previously worked for seven years as a business manager for Cancer Research Technology, with a focus on helping to develop and deliver patient benefit from Cancer Research UK funded work primarily from the University of Oxford and Imperial College. He also worked with the charity’s partnership/funding teams to put in place collaborative agreements for their Stratified Medicine and Grand Challenge schemes.
Chris has a PhD in Genetics from the University of Cambridge, focussed on the beta-catenin pathway in skin cancer, and a M.Biochem from the University of Oxford.