Jacob is dedicated to ensuring a future in which all Canadians have safe and affordable homes of their own. He joins the Canadian Housing and Renewal Association with significant background in program management, policy development and advocacy, having previously served as Government Relations Coordinator & Policy Analyst at the Canadian Real Estate Association. Jacob has also worked with a number of social enterprises and not-for-profit organizations committed to building stronger, more inclusive communities.
Jacob holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and a Master of Applied Politics degree from Wilfrid Laurier University, as well as a Master of Political Management degree from Carleton University. He also holds a Diploma in Federalism and Governance from the University of Innsbruck and EURAC Research.