Andrew Baker is a senior consultant in the alternative investments industry. Prior to this he was CEO of the Alternative Investment Management Association Limited the global trade body based in London which represents the hedge fund industry. Andrew joined the Board of the CAIA Association as a director in January 2011. Prior to joining AIMA, he spent six years at Schroders in London where he was COO – Alternative Investments. Andrew started his career in the institutional asset management industry in 1979. He spent 15 years as a portfolio manager at NM Rothschild, HD International and UBS Asset Management. He has a BSc degree in mathematics from Imperial College, London.