Vice Consul, British Consulate
Jacob Whitish is the Vice Consul for all Financial, Professional, and Business Service businesses in the Western US and based out of the British Consulate-General in San Francisco. He works with businesses to help them with international expansion, discover business opportunities, and provide resources through his extensive network of connections in the US and the United Kingdom.
Prior to working for the Consulate, Jacob owned a marketing agency in Seattle, Washington where he helped businesses grow their revenues through digital advertising and marketing strategies. He also served as the first hire for a financial analysis start up where he was responsible for all business operations and new business development as well as ran all US operations for a Canadian mobile commerce start up.
A Washington state-native, Jacob graduated from Western Washington University where he was appointed by the state Governor to the WWU Board of Trustees, was a Presidential Scholar, and volunteered on the Board of Directors for the local Real Estate Investment Association and the Board of Advisors for the Seattle-based Community Forums Network.