Prof. Sir Jack Baldwin, FRS
Prof. Sir Jack Baldwin, FRS is a Member of the Board of Directors. Professor Baldwin was appointed Assistant Lecturer at Imperial College in 1963 and continued to collaborate with Sir Derek Barton. In 1967 Professor Baldwin moved across the Atlantic and joined Pennsylvania State University as an Assistant Professor for Chemistry and moved to the rank of Associate Professor in 1969. In 1970, he joined the chemistry department of Massachusetts Institute of Technology as an Associate Professor and was appointed as a full Professor in 1971. In March 1972, Professor Baldwin came back to the UK as the Daniel Professor of Chemistry at King's College and returned to MIT in November 1972 as the Professor of Chemistry. In 1978 he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society and was appointed Waynflete Professor of Chemistry at the University of Oxford. He held the Waynflete chair and led the staff at the Dyson Perrins Laboratory and then at the Chemistry Research Laboratory for 27 years until his retirement in 2005. He was awarded a knighthood in 1997. Prof. Sir Baldwin was awarded the prestigious Paracelus Prize from the Swiss Chemical Society in 2006.