Jacob supports the tracking and analysis of existing and emerging carbon policies throughout North and Latin America. He has more than ten years of experience in political advocacy and policy analysis around environmental policy at the local, state, and federal levels. Jacob has contributed to efforts, including an SEC rule requiring companies to disclose climate-related risks, DOE rules requiring increased energy efficiency standards, and a bipartisan bill to increase financial transparency.
Before joining ClimeCo, Jacob worked at Institutional Shareholder Services, which advises investors by evaluating corporate reporting around climate impacts and sustainability. Using reporting frameworks like TCFD, GRI, UNPRI, and SASB, he evaluated shareholder proposals and corporate reporting practices to make recommendations.
Jacob earned a Master of Business Administration specializing in Corporate Social Responsibility from George Washington University and is pursuing a professional Energy Innovation and Emerging Technologies certificate from Stanford University’s School of Engineering. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in History and Political Science from the State University of New York at Oswego.
Jacob lives in Washington, DC, with his wife and their dog, where he enjoys exploring the city and playing hockey and baseball.