Michael (“Michi”) Jakob was born and raised in Germany. He moved to New York City in 1997, after many stops and adventures around the globe. Michi has since settled in the city, where he lives with his wife and their three children, as well as two English labs
Michi graduated from Trent University in Peterborough, Canada with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, and holds a MPhil from The University of Cambridge, England. He is a Managing Director for Credit Suisse, focusing on debt raising in emerging markets. Michi has lived, studied and/or worked in Germany, the US, Canada, England, Costa Rica, Argentina, Indonesia and Spain. He is fluent in three languages: German, Spanish, and English.
Michi and his family split their time between New York and the Hudson Valley. He is involved in alumni activities for both his undergraduate and graduate universities. He enjoys comedy and clowning, and periodically attends classes and workshops in his spare time. Michi also practices yoga, is an avid cyclist (#fitfatandfiftyfive) and, lastly, a pyromaniac.