For the past five years Jacob has been managing the editorial production of big campaigns for the European Institutions. He was the editorial manager and coordinator of the ‘Europe – Whenever you’re ready’ campaign, rolled out for DG ENTR from 2012-14 and the editor of EURES News & Information Bureau between 2011 and 2014. Since 2014 he manages DG RTD’s Horizon Magazine, and ensures that the evolution of news and information services and social media development remains state-of-the-art.
Jacob has a wide-ranging experience of institutional communications, having held previous positions at the European Commission, the Swedish Department for Foreign Affairs and a Swedish municipality in the Stockholm region. He has also worked as a journalist at a Swedish newspaper and as an international development worker in Pakistan.
Jacob holds a master’s degree in journalism and communication and a bachelor’s degree in political science from Stockholm University, Sweden. Jacob is fluent in English and Swedish and is an independent user of French.