Mr. Jacob is the Chairman & CEO of Jacob Capital Management Inc. a merchant banking and financial advisory firm focused on the renewable power, infrastructure and resource sectors. Mr. Jacob brings 20 years of experience in the power sector, including founding and leading the power and infrastructure practice at a leading Canadian investment bank, as well as several years in senior political positions. He has managed over 150 transactions in the clean tech and resource sectors, and has participated in financings valued at more than $10 billion. Mr. Jacob was recognized by Institutional Investor as one of the “5 Most Influential Emerging Players in Renewable Energy” globally. He has founded many leading companies including South Asia Energy Management Systems, Sri Lanka’s largest hydro producer, and Ceylon Graphite, which controls the majority of Sri Lanka’s historic graphite production.
Mr. Jacob holds a BA from Bishop’s University, MBA from Sir Wilfrid Laurier University and LLM from University of Toronto. He was the recipient of the Laurier MBA Alumni 2009 Outstanding Executive Leadership Award and the Bishop’s University Top 10 After 10. Mr. Jacob serves on the Boards of several charitable organizations including as Vice Chairman of World Wildlife Fund (WWF Canada), Director of Plan International Canada and is the Chair of the Board of Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO Maple Leaf).
Sasha Jacob from Jacob Capital Management joins the line up of speakers at this year’s Mines and Money Asia. Download the programme now.