Jakob Skafte has been a corporate governance specialist for ATP since 2016. He currently works as Director, ESG. Jakob is responsible for managing proxy voting and voting guidelines for ATP’s global equity portfolio. ATP prides itself on an active ownership approach which, among other things, is based on active proxy voting and in-house decision making. Besides proxy voting Jakob has extensive experience with company engagement which ATP also manages in-house. While he is in connection with a wide range of ESG subjects, Jakob’s main focus has always been on corporate governance.
Prior to joining ATP, Jakob worked in banking for a large Nordic bank where he was working with risk management. Jakob holds a Master’s degree in Economics from Copenhagen University which was supplemented by courses from Harvard University