About John Baker
John Baker is the founding partner of Vector Finance with over 35 years’ experience in the medical sector. He has an intimate understanding of the dental market place and a special interest in large projects especially new start practices.
John started his career with Bank America in London, which led to long-term relationships with several leading European banks. He was an early pioneer of working with the dental profession and joined Herald Finance in 1982 to develop this speciality. He moved to Schroder Leasing in 1992, which eventually went on to become part of Siemens Finance. John left Siemens to start Vector in 2003. His unique approach and familiar style has become a benchmark within the finance trade. John demonstrates the same drive and enthusiasm when finding the best solution for his clients that has carried him through a successful career. A caring and personal service to all customers is still very much a part of John’s approach to business.
John is a passionate angler and enjoys spending his spare time fishing in his home county of Berkshire and using his boat locally on the River Thames. He makes a regular pilgrimage to France each year in pursuit of large carp and just this year has caught a personal best fish that weighed 78lbs! John occasionally fishes in warmer climates and has also caught sport fish such as Sailfish and even a huge Blue Marlin weighing over 500lbs. A keen writer and angling journalist, John has written two books on fishing and even considered a career in the sport at one time.
John lives in Wargrave on Thames with his wife Margot and two children Hannah and William and he feels lucky that his office at is a short 10 minute walk from home.