Barry Woolcott

Managing Director


Barry was appointed the Managing Director of Jacobsen Holdings in 2013. He has an MBA from the University of Auckland and over 15 years of experience in business management.


After graduating from the commerce program at Queens University in Kingston, Ontario, Barry worked at Deloitte for 7 years in their Risk and Advisory Services division.  He then joined the Jacobsen group, where he was initially responsible for formalising the governance structure, establishing a family council, driving strategic planning and leading investment decisions. In his current role Barry is responsible for supporting operating entity management, driving business unit performance, strategy development and ensuring value creation.


Outside of work, Barry is a husband, father, foodie and traveller.