After graduating in Environmental sciences at van Hall Larenstein, University of applied Sciences, Jacob started his career at CSO infrastructure & environment working on the digitalisation of soil research for the province of Friesland. In 2005 he joined Royal Haskoning as project leader and advisor. At Royal Haskoning he worked on project dealing with soil quality, soil risk assessment, soil and wind energy. Jacob was a member of the expert team quality. In 2016 he became part of the Bioclear earth team. Jacob is known for his commitment, his broad knowledge en his practical and commercial insights. For Jacob costumer satisfaction is a key theme.
Jacob likes to spend his spare time in nature. He loves to run and ride his motorbike. He is also very involved in foster care.