OUR APPROACH
Brimming with passion and energy our team know what we do is important and that our work has an impact on people's lives.In today's unpredictable business environment, the need for responsible business practices is more critical than ever. We believe that corporate responsibility and sustainability deliver added value to our clients, employees, shareholders, business partners and the communities in which we live and operate.



We Believe in Unique and Customized Consulting Experience for Each Client.

Each company is unique. One-size-fits-all approaches will never help your business reach its full potential. We deliver custom solutions, tailored to you--your industry, your culture, your one-of-a-kind challenges. At JACOB METALS, we believe that our strength lies in our people. In a competitive business environment our global reach and breadth of activities offer almost infinite possibilities for growth

Our deep industry knowledge coupled with our close partnerships with clients enable us to bring fresh perspectives and creative thinking to the problems we solve. Our entrepreneurial spirit drives us to continually discover better ways to address clients’ needs, ultimately effecting positive change for them, for their industries and for the world.

We believe strongly in specialization, and have oriented our organization structure and professional development processes to create an environment, which develops world-class experts and helps them succeed. Our understanding of our clients and the sectors in which we do business is deep and nuanced, and this specialized expertise helps find solutions that have real impact and help our clients win. We are rigorous in seeking the best answer, not just the one that is most readily accepted. With the benefit of true expert knowledge and practical experience, we can deliver more thoughtful, creative and powerful work. Brimming with passion and energy our team know what we do is important and that our work has an impact on people's lives. At Jacob Metals, we believe that our strength lies in our people. In a competitive business environment our global reach and breadth of activities offer almost infinite possibilities for growth.

The Jacob Metals team is truly diverse in terms of our backgrounds as well as our experiences. In Europe alone, we are home to individuals representing more than 32 different nationalities. Saying that, all JMs have one thing in common wherever we are in the world--we are passionate about what we do. That goes for our work with clients, but also for our pursuit of interests outside work.

Dr. Brett C. Schalape, Chairman & Founder

Jacob Metals has been he brainchild of Dr. Brett, who has passionately incorporated various ambitions for the Organization. Dr. Brett holds a first class BSc (Hons) Degree in Engineering & Business Studies from Cambridge University, Double Masters in archaeology & Engineering, PHD from 2 different Universities in the UK. He is a keen sportsman, regularly playing rugby and golf, and lives in Manchester with his wife and young daughter. Dr. Brett has been handling all key buyout transactions, across multiple sectors and throughout the world. He also sits on the board of a number of our portfolio companies..

Dr. Knoll Beate Maria

Dr. Knoll is a geologist with over 25 years of experience mineral exploration in Canada. Dr. Knoll is a graduate of McGill University and Queen’s University (M.Sc., 1981).Dr. Knoll served as a Director of the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) for Eight years and Chair of its Aboriginal Affairs Committee from its creation in December, 2006 until retiring from the PDAC Board in March, 2013. She now serves on the Board and the Executive Committee of the Jacob Metals..