(Canadian Embassy in Copenhagen, Denmark),
Global Affairs Canada
Jakob Schmidt is Trade Commissioner covering the
defence sector at the Canadian Embassy in Copenhagen Denmark. Jakob works
with connecting Canadian companies to partners, opportunities and tenders in
Denmark, Greenland and Faroe Islands.
Jakob Schmidt has worked for a range of export
promotion agencies in and out of Canada. Though a native Dane he has worked
for the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Denmark, The Czech Republic,
with the British Embassy in Denmark and before taking up his current
position in Denmark he lived and worked in Canada for 3 years with the
Danish Consulate General.
Jakob works to promote Canadian capabilities towards
Danish buyers and partners, and has a wide network across Denmark used to
connect Canadian companies to opportunities they cannot afford to miss.
Jakob holds a degree in Political Science from
University of Copenhagen and a certification in Agile Project Management
from Western University, London ON. He lives in Copenhagen, with his wife
and 1 ½ year old daughter.