Elaine will have global responsibility for engineering across all of the company’s business areas, and will play a key role implementing the business’s solutions-led agenda and ensuring that its products and services are underpinned by the highest quality engineering.
Elaine Baker brings a range of engineering experience from financial services and the public sector, having held senior roles at Capita, Barclays, CSC and Xansa. She has also acted as a non-executive advisor to the Land Registry and has significant expertise in product development, systems integration, service integration, change management and management of global engineering functions, including offshore operations.
Elaine’s remit is to develop engineering capabilities across BAE Systems Applied Intelligence, including all its business units and its delivery centres around the world. This will involve implementing an improvement programme built around investment in people, process, methods and tools.
Elaine will also work closely with key strategy and product teams and will help to develop and implement the business’s product maturity and packaging strategy.
Neil Medley, Chief Operating Officer, BAE Systems Applied Intelligence, said:
“The appointment of Elaine Baker as Director of Engineering is a very positive step that will help drive growth in BAE Systems Applied Intelligence’s core business. Having a world class engineering function is an absolutely essential requirement, and is vital to the ongoing success of the business as a whole. Elaine has a very strong track record and brings vast experience from leading global engineering teams, making her an excellent addition to the senior leadership team.”
Elaine Baker, Director of Engineering, BAE Systems Applied Intelligence, added:
“This is a very exciting time to be joining BAE Systems Applied Intelligence and I look forward to becoming part of a global organisation where cutting edge engineering is at the heart of every part of the business. I look forward to helping the company to build on its heritage and continue to develop innovative security products and services that will enable our customers around the world to protect their organisations and seize the business opportunities presented by the latest developments in information technology and digital communications.”
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About BAE Systems and BAE Systems Applied Intelligence
At BAE Systems, we serve the needs of our customers by delivering a wide range of advanced defence, aerospace and security solutions that provide a performance edge. We work together with local partners to develop, engineer, manufacture and support the innovations that increase defence sovereignty, sustain economies and safeguard commercial interests. With some 84,600 employees in six continents, we are committed to creating solutions that protect and strengthen nations, commerce, communities and people.
BAE Systems Applied Intelligence is a business division of BAE Systems that delivers solutions that help clients to protect and enhance their critical assets in the intelligence age. Our intelligent protection solutions combine large-scale data exploitation, ‘intelligence-grade’ security and complex services and solutions integration. We operate in four key domains of expertise: cyber security, financial crime, communications intelligence and digital transformation.
Leading enterprises and government departments use our solutions to protect and enhance their physical infrastructure, mission-critical systems, valuable intellectual property, corporate information, reputation and customer relationships, competitive advantage and financial success.
For further information about BAE Systems Applied Intelligence, please visit www.baesystems.com/ai