Jacob Lund Nielsen

Senior Managing Director


Jacob Lund Nielsen is a Senior Managing Director with Teneo, advising the International Chair on the future growth strategy across EMEIA and ASIA-PAC.

Over the past fifteen years he has advised clients from across the whole range of industries on strategic communication and government affairs, but also contributes to strategic accounts across the company.

Jacob was previously the CEO of Teneo Brussels; he co-founded cabinet DN Consulting in 25 and was its Managing Partner until the acquisition by Teneo in 217. ​

Jacob began his career in politics, chairing European Democrat Students, working as a Chief of Staff to a member of the European Parliament; heading up a Brussels-based policy think-tank; and teaching postgraduate studies in international relations and politics as a visiting lecturer with the Charles University in Prague. He is a frequent public speaker and lecturer, and serves as a trustee on the board of the Martens Centre for European Studies.​