Jacob is a qualified accountant and a Member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK). He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Nairobi. He has over thirteen years post qualification audit and advisory experience, all gained at KPMG. Jacob has considerable experience working with multinational and local clients in the region while providing audit, accounting and other advisory services. He is the head of Consumer and Industrial Markets in Africa. Jacob was admitted to partnership in 2007.