Jacob joined Westwood Partners as a Partner in 2003. He specializes in senior-level searches in all relevant job functions within the Asset Management industry as well as in the Wealth Management and Hedge Fund sectors.
Jacob has successfully executed a full spectrum of assignments on behalf of clients ranging from small investment boutiques and hedge funds to large, globally-integrated asset management companies. In addition to single placements, Jacob has a particular expertise in asset management team lift outs. Jacob has more than thirty years of financial services experience as an investment manager and an executive search professional.
Before joining Westwood, Jacob was a Managing Director at Warren International, a boutique search firm exclusively serving the asset management industry. Prior to entering search, Jacob spent ten years in the asset management industry including positions at Paloma Partners, Columbus Circle, and The Boston Company. He began his career in fixed income sales and trading at Salomon Brothers Inc.
Jacob holds an MBA with distinction from Harvard Business School and both a BA and MA in Natural Science from the University of Cambridge, U.K.