Jacob Nielsen

Chief Business Officer, Global

Jacob Lund Nielsen joined Rud Pedersen Group in 2024 to help the Group continue its rapid expansion, leveraging his 20 years of consulting industry experience and global network to powering the RP Group’s senior recruitment, international operations, and strategic business development.

Jacob is a non-executive Chair of Media:Track, a global industry leader in IT services for media intelligence and analysis, where he previously served as Executive Chairman and co-founder.

Prior to joining Media:Track, Jacob advised on international M&A efforts for Teneo – the global CEO advisory firm. As CEO Brussels for Strategy & Communications, he led Teneo’s presence in Brussels, and served as Chairman of Teneo’s European network of partner agencies.

Before its acquisition by Teneo, Jacob was the managing partner and original co-founder of cabinet DN, at the time the largest independent public affairs agency in Brussels and recognised as one of the fastest-growing SMEs in Belgium.

He serves as a trustee of the Wilfried Martens Center for European Studies.