Simon Sommer

Simon Sommer, Head of Research, Jacobs Foundation
Co-CEO Jacobs Foundation

Simon Sommer is Co-CEO of the Jacobs Foundation. Before joining the Jacobs Foundation in 2006, he worked at the Volkswagen Foundation in Hannover, Germany’s largest private research funder, and as a management consultant with McKinsey & Company in Berlin, Germany. He holds graduate degrees from the Leuphana Universität Lüneburg, Germany, and the University of Maryland, College Park, USA.


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