Jakob Kjærtinge Faarbæk

Jakob Kjærtinge Faarbæk


Jakob Kjærtinge Faarbæk holds an M.Sc. in Anthropology from Copenhagen University. His thematic focus areas are private sector development, income and job creation and gender/masculinities. Jakob has 5 years’ experience working with M&E, feasibility studies, market studies and value chain analyses, along with project and programme development for, among others, Danida, GIZ and ILO. He has strong competencies with data collection and analyses using qualitative and quantitative methods. Jakob has solid international experience having lived and worked in several countries in Southern Africa. 

Core Areas 

  • Sustainable development/ Private sector development 
  • Job creation and income generation 
  • Gender / masculinities 

Country Experience 

  • Mozambique 
  • Zimbabwe 
  • Zambia 
  • Namibia 


  • Danish: native
  • English: fluent