Mr. Jacob is Chairman & CEO of Jacob Securities Inc. an independent investment bank focused on the renewable power, technology and energy sectors with operations in Toronto, New York, London, and Beijing. Mr. Jacob brings more than 17 years of experience in the power sector, including founding and leading the power sector practice at a leading Canadian investment bank, as well as several years in senior political positions as Special Assistant to the Ontario Minister of Energy. He has managed over 100 transactions in the renewable sector, and has participated in renewable financings valued at more than $5 billion. Mr. Jacob was recognized by Institutional Investor as one of the “5 Most Influential Emerging Players in Renewable Energy”.
Mr. Jacob received a BA from Bishop’s University and his MBA from Sir Wilfrid Laurier University. He was the recipient of the Laurier MBA Alumni 2009 Outstanding Executive Leadership Award and the Bishop’s University Top 10 After 10. Mr. Jacob serves on the Boards of several charitable organizations including the World Wildlife Fund (Canada), Plan Canada, Justin Eves Foundation, and the Evergreen Brickworks Capital Campaign.