Jakob Engel-Schmidt is a Public Affairs Director in Rud Pedersen's Copenhagen office
Prior to joining Rud Pedersen, Jakob was a member of the Danish Parliament for the Liberal Party. He held the position of Speaker of Education & Innovation and Speaker of Gender & Equality Issues. He was also a member of various committees, including those of Tax & Levies, Healthcare, Business & Commerce.
Previously, Jakob worked as the Director of Education at Niels Brock Business College, Director of The Danish Entrepreneurs Association and as an Export Advisor at The Confederation of Danish Industries.
Jakob holds a Master’s Degree in International Business from Copenhagen Business School and a BA (Hons) degree in International Management. Prior to this, he served in the Danish Army as a Lieutenant.