Originally from the USA, Jacob has been a resident Phuket Wedding Celebrant and Master of Ceremonies at luxury resorts, beaches and private islands located in the region since 2008.
He organizes a variety of heartfelt celebrations and nuptial events on behalf of local resorts, wedding planners and guests from around the world.
His civil wedding ceremonies or vow renewals can be fully customized and typically feature the couple’s selections from the world’s finest romantic & devotional poetry. He works with skilled photographers, florists and other vendors from his large network. This is an important part of Jacob’s unique approach as a professional officiant, helping to create a timeless, deep and meaningful experience.
Words, vows and each ceremony component can all reflect a couple’s unique love story.
He also provides a MC service for all types of events, but especially weddings; introducing the bridal party, bride and groom, and each other element of the party (e.g. cake cutting, bouquet toss, toasts, games or first dances etc). A native English speaker and 5 star spa-wellness consultant, he holds two American marriage officiant credentials and is a member of IAPWO.
“It is my greatest honor to support you in creating a tailored event, which resonates in your heart with love, joy & devotional meaning.”
He has performed weddings as a celebrant, officiant or emcee for nearly a hundred couples at nine islands: Phi Phi Island, Phuket Island, Koh Nok Island, Buddha Island, Koh Yao Noi Island, Koh Yao Yai Island, Koh Lipe Island, Koh Lanta Island, Koh Rang Yai Island. In provinces: Phuket, Krabi, Phan Nga (Khao Lak) and Satun of Thailand.
Having worked closely with 11+ of the top wedding planners and 45+ of the top resorts or venues in the region, Jacob is able to organize all elements of your event in cooperation with leading partners.