Tim BAKER MHK
Constituency: Ayre and Michael
Address: Ballameanagh, Glen Auldyn, Lezayre, Isle of Man, IM7 2AG
Tel: 01624 685482
Address as: Mr Baker, Minister Baker
Full title: Hon Tim Baker MHK
Born: 1966, Mirfield, West Yorkshire.
Education: Educated at Castle Rushen High School, subsequently graduated from Cambridge University (Emmanuel College) with a Master's degree in Economics. Qualified as a Chartered Accountant (ACA) in 1990.
Family: Married to Viv for over 25 years; 2 daughters, Voirrey and Kerenza.
Career: Trained as a Chartered Accountant with Arthur Andersen in Manchester. Subsequently spent 25 years in financial and management leadership roles across various sectors in the North of England, principally as Finance Director - including Glyn-Webb Wallpapers, RAC AutoWindscreens, Homeserve Claims Management and Kitbag.com. Returned to the Isle of Man in 2009 to take up the role of Group Finance Director at DLP Limited.
Community: Founder and Chairman of Ramsey Table Tennis Club; Match Secretary of Isle of Man Table Tennis Association; Chairman of Pepsi Max TenPin Bowling; member of Elim Pentecostal Church, Ramsey.
Interests and activities: Sport in general, particularly table tennis (playing, coaching and management) and cycling (have cycled UK Coast-to-Coast and completed the End-to-End Mountain Bike Challenge). Have completed the Parish Walk and the London Marathon and have recently finished walking the Raad ny Foillan coastal footpath.
Member of the House of Keys 2016-2021.
Member of the Tynwald Management Committee 2016-2021.
Chair of Isle of Man Meats 2018-2021.
Chair of Manx Utilities 2020-2021.
Minister for Infrastructure 2020-2021.
Member of the Tynwald Ceremony Arrangements Committee 2020-2021.
Member of the Select Committee on the Functioning of Tynwald 2017-18.
Chairman of the Select Committee on Accommodation for Vulnerable Young People 2018-19.
Chair of the Planning Committee 2016-2020.
Member of the Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture 2016-2020.
Member of the Department of Infrastructure 2016-2020 (appointed Minister June 2020)
Member of the Economic Policy Review Committee 2016-2020.
Children's Champion 2018-2020.
First elected as Member of the House of Keys for Ayre and Michael in 2016. Contested Ayre and Michael unsuccessfully in 2021.
Commonwealth Parliamentary Association
Education Programmes: Westminister Seminar on Effective Parliaments, London 2019.
Workshops: Small Branches Sustainable and Economic Development Workshop, Malta 2020.