Leadership Team

About Us

Board of Directors

Jacob Schimmel


Jacob Schimmel, LLB MA (Phil), is chairman of UKI Investments, the Schimmel Families investment arm. After graduating in law and philosophy from UCL & Kings, London, Schimmel spent nearly 20 years in the family's real estate business, one of the largest private real estate companies in the United Kingdom. Today, as chairman of UKI Investments, he is responsible for the firm's global interests in real estate, health, agriculture, financial services and technology across Europe, the United States, Africa, the Middle East and Asia.

In addition to his business activities, Schimmel serves on the board of various charitable foundations, including the Schimmel Family Foundations, the United Way, Israel - Matan (chair), the American Joint Jewish Distribution Committee - USA (vice president) and Girl Hub (Trustee).