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Robert Baker, CFP®


Name Robert Baker, CFP®
Company AccuVest (Mackay)
Address 2nd Floor / Riverside House
43 River Street
MACKAY QLD
Mackay, QLD 4740
Phone 07 49573588
Email [email protected]
Website http://www.accuvest.com.au

Bob Baker is the Executive Chairman of AccuVest Pty Ltd (Lic No 247104)

Bob has had a distinguished professional career, first as a Chemical Engineer, in Australia and overseas, then as a leader of technology-based companies and associations and more latterly as a financial planner.

Bob's qualifications include:

• Diploma of Financial Planning (Deakin University)
• Degree in Chemical Engineering (Hons 1)(UNSW)
• In secondary school he was Dux of Murwillumbah High School & made the State Honours list for Economics

Bob's industry and management experience spanned:
• Energy & Resource Technology: including secondment to centres of excellence in the USA & Europe - with a focus on Coal Processing (including coal liquefaction) technology & fluidised bed combustion and project evaluation and development

• Medical technology: including running one of the Nucleus Group companies; at that time Nucleus was Australia's leading medical technology success story, and Chairmanship of the Medical Engineering Research Association (21 companies sponsoring and facilitating applied Medical Research at Universities)

• Biotechnology/Biosensors - including being the founding Chairman of a Research Consortium involving 4 Australian Companies and 3 divisions of the CSIRO which ultimately listed on the ASX

He set up his own business in 1989. Obtaining his own license in 1998. This was seen as a critical part of taking control and ensuring that clients got "quality advice".

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