Faculty Member

Dr. Raymond Baker

Job Title

Adjunct Associate Professor
Managing Director
One World International Group

Ray is a practitioner and academic in the area of corporate governance, startup/private equity governance, board of director effectiveness, and accounting internal controls. From the practitioner perspective, he began his career in the US with PricewaterhouseCoopers, has been a licensed U.S. Certified Public Accountant since 2003 and has been performing corporate governance advisory services in Asia since 2005. Ray is now the Managing Director of The One World International Group, where he works with management and board directors of public and private companies, operating in Asia, North America and Europe.

From the academic research perspective, Ray is an Assistant Professor at TongJi University, currently focused on the use of corporate governance tools by board members, venture capital firms and private equity firms. Past research focus has been on internal controls of public firms, auditing and the Sarbanes Oxley Act. He recently co-authored a paper entitled Shades of Gray: Internal Control Reporting by Chinese U.S.-Listed Firms.

From the academic teaching perspective, Ray has lectured in subjects including accounting, assurance, corporate governance, board of director effectiveness and crisis management. Teaching positions have included Xiamen University, TongJi University, the University of Hong Kong and the Financial Times Non-Executive Director Diploma.

Ray has a PhD in Accounting, from the University of Hong Kong, with a dissertation which focused on the internal controls of Chinese U.S.-Listed Firms. His prior education includes a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Hong Kong and a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from The Pennsylvania State University.