Jacob Hacker is an associate director at KPMG where he heads the space industry account. He has a Bachelor of Engineering focusing on aerospace, aeronautical and astronautical engineering from the University of Sydney. Jacob has worked with clients in the space and financial services sectors across Australia, Europe, and the United States. He is a member of the International Astronautical Federation's Space Entrepreneurship. Prior to joining KPMG, Jacob worked with the United Nations Observer, Space Generation Advisory Council, as the global treasurer as well as representative to the United Nations COPUOS (Committee On the Peaceful Uses of Outer-Space) in Vienna.