Operating Partner, Amsterdam

A financial wizard with a Masters of Finance and Control from the MV Business Academy, Jacob started his career as an accountant working for the likes of PwC, Citroen, and DPA Group. Jacob then took his accounting chops to Booking.com, joining the company in his early days as employee number 10 in the role of Financial Controller back in 2001. He later took on the position of Corporate Controller in 2009.

During his time at Booking.com, Jacob oversaw the rollout of the company into more than 50 markets, helping it to become the leading worldwide hotel booking site. When he left Booking.com after almost 12.5 years, the company had grown to over 6,500 people and had a presence in more than 150 countries.

As the Global Rollout Partner at Mk Timothy & Company, Jacob works with portfolio companies to support them in setting up financial controls, reporting, and new market rollout. Based in Amsterdam, Jacob employs his extensive experience in finance and operations to help founders get to the next level.Using the bilateral relations, Jacob identifies and lobby for investment ventures in Uganda.