Rob Baxter was Development Manager for the Software Sustainability Institute. In this role, he managed the setup, tracking and conclusion of the rolling portfolio of software projects and consultancy-based activities that were and are central to the Institute's mission.
Rob has extensive EU project experience, both in writing proposals and in co-ordinating and managing their successful delivery (ADMIRE, EUDAT).
He is also the Software Development Group Manager at EPCC where he oversees a broad range of novel technology projects in distributed computing and data management. Previously, he worked for OMII-UK as Project Manager on the OGSA-DAI project.
Rob has a background in programming scientific and engineering applications to run on large computers. Prior to this he was a theoretical physicist, receiving his PhD from the University of Edinburgh in 1993.