Jacob Lund Nielsen is CEO of Teneo’s Strategy & Communications business segment in Brussels, and leads Teneo’s Brussels office.
He has advised clients from across the whole range of industries on strategic communication and government affairs, but also contributes to strategic accounts across the company.
Jacob co-founded cabinet DN in 2005 and was its Managing Partner until the acquisition by Teneo in 2017.
Jacob began his career in politics, chairing European Democrat Students, working as a Chief of Staff to a Member of the European Parliament; heading up a Brussels-based policy think-tank; and teaching postgraduate studies in international relations and politics as a visiting lecturer with the Charles University in Prague. He is a frequent public speaker and lecturer, and serves as a trustee on the board of the Martens Centre for European Studies.
Jacob speaks Danish, English, German, Swedish and French.