Jim Baker is a Subject Matter Expert with Asset Performance Networks. He began his professional career in the United States Army, and brings over 40 years of turnaround and capital project experience to his current role. Prior to joining AP-Networks, Jim worked as a Turnaround Project Manager at LyondellBasell.

Jim’s career spans operational, contractor, and management roles, giving him a holistic understanding of what it takes to successfully execute turnarounds and capital projects. He has worked in the refining, chemical, pulp and paper, and power industries—both conventional and nuclear power. This diverse background has provided Jim with a nuanced understanding of what success looks like. In his current role, he brings his extensive experience to bear on behalf of AP-Networks’ global client base.

Jim holds a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Lawrence Technological University.