Jacob is a driven and multifaceted senior investment professional with over 20 years’ experience working with pension funds, insurance companies and assets managers. After launching his career in 1997 with the Rabobank, he has worked for institutions such as Delta Lloyd, the Pensioenfonds for Huisartsen (pension fund for general practitioners), Elsevier Pension Fund, RTL-Z, AEGON Asset management and the Nederlandsche Bank. He studied Financial Economics and Macro Economics at the University of Amsterdam. His vast experience stems from the many roles he has assumed, including Chief Investment Officer (CIO), Portfolio Manager (PM), Investment Strategist and International Economist. Furthermore, Jacob is a stock market commentator for RTL-Z, a position in which he reports, live, on diverse financial developments. Consequently, he is a frequently asked speaker or chair at seminars and regularly writes columns for RTL Z, Motoplus, Motodrive and the Financieel Dagblad.