Thomas K. Jacob is currently serving as the Head of Strategy and Investor Relations at Mashreq where he deals with matters of Corporate strategy, facilitates the development of the long term strategic direction of the Bank and drives various strategic initiatives. He is also responsible for managing Investor Relations and ensuring a fair and trustworthy two-way communication between the Bank and its current and prospective target stakeholders. Prior to this he was working with the Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank and he has spent nearly a decade in management consulting with firms like BCG, E&Y and Tata Strategic Management Group where he focused on Financial Services and Operations areas. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) from BITS, Pilani and has done his MBA from IIM, Ahmedabad in India. He has also completed International Business and Project Management from ESCP-EAP, Paris.