Jaccob graduated with a B. Economics (Hons), University of Malaya and subsequently obtained his M.Sc. in Management Studies from Durham University, United Kingdom. He also holds a Corporate Finance Qualification granted by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.
Jaccob was with the Bank Bumiputra Malaysia Berhad (“BBMB”) Group for a significant period where he gained wide ranging experience in both corporate finance and corporate banking. On February 1, 1995, Jaccob was designated as Head, Corporate Banking Division of BBMB.
At MPCA (since mid-1996), Jaccob has been primarily responsible for putting in place credits of up to RM25.0 billion and is currently overseeing various assignments including financial advisory for power plants in Indonesia and Malaysia.
Jaccob also holds a Capital Markets and Services Representative’s Licence issued by the Securities Commission Malaysia.