Anna Jakobsen

Director of Strategy and Products, 
Anna Jakobsen
Anna joined Business in the Community as Director of Strategy and Products in May 2019. 
 
She has over 17 years of experience working within sustainability and strategy consulting, most recently with EY’s sustainability advisory practice where she led a great variety of complex projects with large organisations spanning most geographies and sectors – all sharing the common purpose of making positive societal contributions. Prior to joining EY, Anna worked for numerous inter-governmental and not-for-profit organisations in New York, Brussels, Stockholm, Amsterdam and London. She is passionate about working with businesses to create a more sustainable, equitable and prosperous future for all and is excited about the role of new technologies such as AI and blockchain in accelerating sustainable solutions.
 
She is a founding Trustee of the Merton based youth charity UpTown, providing support to young people from disadvantaged backgrounds. Outside of the office, Anna enjoys outdoor sports including running, skiing and tennis and have completed numerous challenges to raise money for charitable causes.