Jacob Hacker

Jacob Hacker

Space Industry Account Lead, Manager

KPMG Australia

Jacob leads KPMG’s Space Industry Account, which is supporting the development of Australia’s growing space industry.

Jacob has worked with clients in the Space and Financial Services sectors across Australia, Europe and the United States, with experience in strategy and target operating model development, market analysis and operational excellence. He is a member of the International Astronautical Federation’s Space Entrepreneurship and Investment Committee and has presented at conferences locally and globally, including moderating the Space Symposium in Colorado Springs.

Prior to joining KPMG, Jacob worked with the United Nations Observer, Space Generation Advisory Council, as the Global Treasurer as well as intern to the United Nations COPUOS (Committee On the Peaceful Uses of Outer-Space) in Vienna.

Jacob has authored a number of papers on topics including space investment and debris removal, published at conferences including the International Astronautical Congress.

Areas of expertise
Aerospace and Defense Emerging markets Government and Public Sector Management Consulting Operational Strategy Risk Management Strategy and Operations Tech Innovation Transformation
Education and qualifications
  • Bachelor Aeronautical Engineering (Hons) University of Sydney

Professional involvement
  • Member, Space Industry Association of Australia

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