He is a long standing and active member of the South Sudanese Diaspora Community in UK. He is a Trustee of Friends of Ibba Girls School and has been invited to join the board of the Sudan Church Association.
Jacob recently helped organise a conference in London on the topic of Building Sustainable Peace and Reconciliation in South Sudan which included among its speakers Emeritus Bishop Paride Taban and Rt. Revd. Dr Rowan Williams former archbishop of Canterbury. Jacob lives in London with his wife Suha, and two daughters.