Baldwin has served in the Abbott Ministry as a Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Industry from September 2013 to December 2014. And as a Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for the Environment from December 2014 to September 2015. He was born in Gloucester, United Kingdom, and was a company director before entering politics.
He held the position of Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Industry, Tourism & Resources from January 2006 until December 2007 when the Australian Labor Party was elected to govern Australia.
After the election, on 6 December 2007 Opposition Leader Brendan Nelson announced that Baldwin would be the new Shadow Minister for Defence Science, Personnel and Assisting Shadow Minister for Defence. On 16 April 2008 he represented the Federal Opposition leader, Brendan Nelson at the commemoration service for HMAS Sydney and HSK Kormoran personnel who lost their lives on 19 November 1941.
After Malcolm Turnbull became leader, he remained in his job. When the Liberal Party of Australia leadership election, 2009 was held and Tony Abbott replaced Turnbull he kept his roles.
On 14 September 2010 after the 2010 federal election he was promoted to Shadow Minister for Regional Development and Shadow Minister for Tourism.
Baldwin was appointed as Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Industry in the Abbott Ministry on 18 September 2013. And appointed as the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for the Environment on 23 December 2014.