Heike Bäker is a graduate engineer in Textile Engineering (FH). Even before graduating the field of knitting and warp knitting was a focus. From 1985 to 1988, after finishing her studies, she gained her first experiences in product and quality development in a large mail order company. Afterwards, she worked as supervisor of a sewing shop in a knitting factory for several years. During this time, she acquired practical experiences in manufacturing and assembling flat knitting goods. Starting in 2006, Heike Bäker dedicated herself again to product and quality development in different trading companies in Germany.
Since 2014 Heike Bäker has been offering services in quality assurance and product development for clothing on a freelance basis. The range of services offered encompasses sample tests according to fit and processing, the development of dimension tables, return analysis as well as the definition of quality standards. In addition, she visits foreign agencies and suppliers for her clients and runs training courses.