Nicolas Jacobs has served as a Board member of Barry Callebaut since 2012. Previously, he was Managing Director of Barry Callebaut's cocoa and chocolate business in South America.
Nicolas Jacobs is Executive Co-Chairman of Jacobs Holding AG, a professional investment company and reference shareholder of Barry Callebaut.
He is also a member of the Board of Cognita, a leading K-12 school group, which is majority-owned by Jacobs Holding AG. He is the Chairman of ARC Investors, an entrepreneurial investment company.
Nicolas Jacobs started his career in banking and later held the position of Senior Director for Global M&A and Development at Restaurant Brands International, Inc. (RBI). Nicolas Jacobs holds a Master of Law from the University of Zurich, a Master of Finance from London Business School and a Master of Business Administration from INSEAD in Fontainebleau.