Dr Anthony Barker joined SPTS (STS) in 1997 as Etch Process Engineer. Went on to manage STS’s non-Si based etch and deposition process groups. After leaving STS he joined Trikon as Etch Process Engineer in 2005. Most recently Dr Barker worked as Principal Process Engineer in R&D Accounts group of SPTS before joining the PVD Product Management team. Prior to STS Dr Barker worked as Thin Film Process Engineer at Gems Sensors. Dr Barker has a B.Eng Honours degree in Materials Engineering and a Ph.D in Electronic Materials in association with Rolls Royce, both from Swansea University.