Jakob Schmidt
Trade Commissioner
(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.

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jakobeschmidt/