Jakob is the Senior Vice President of Corporate Strategy & Stakeholder Relations in Ørsted. He oversees corporate strategy, group communication, public affairs, sustainability, regulatory affairs and corporate branding. Jakob joined Ørsted (former DONG Energy) in 2004 and has been deeply involved in the strategic transformation of the company from one of the most coal-intensive utilities in Europe to a global leader in green energy. He was previously a consultant with McKinsey & Company. He holds an MPA from Harvard University and an MSc in Political Science from Aarhus University. In addition, he has completed executive development programmes at Wharton, Stanford, INSEAD and IMD.