Ambassador Jacobsen began his career in 1997 in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Denmark as a Head of Section, Department for Export Promotion. In 1998, he headed a section in Africa Department. Since 2000, he has had several missions abroad – Royal Danish Embassy in Beijing as First Secretary, Deputy Head of Royal Danish Embassy in Ankara, Deputy Head of Royal Danish Embassy in Beijing and Danish Senior Civilian Representative, Provincial Restructuring Team, Lashkar Gah, Helmand, and Head of Political Affairs, Royal Danish Embassy in Kabul. Since 2017, he is appointed Ambassador of the Kingdom of Denmark to Republic of Bulgaria.
Søren Jacobsen graduated his Master degree in Economics – EU line, Odense University.