Jakob grew up on the coast in Warrnambool before moving to Melbourne where he graduated from La Trobe University with a Bachelor of Health Science and a Masters of Podiatric Practice. Prior to joining the Pro Feet team Jakob was consulting in Melbourne. Jakob has an extensive knowledge of footwear which he developed working in specialist footwear stores for over 3 years.
Having worked through injuries himself, Jakob loves using his clinical skills and knowledge to help others overcome setbacks and get back what they love doing stronger and better than ever. Jakob is passionate about helping create opportunities for individuals with disabilities to compete in sports and he spends time outside of work volunteering with disabled surfing and skating organisations.
Jakob also has a rich sporting background himself and has competed in football, surf club, hockey, surfing, athletics, triathlons and marathon running.