About JPS Global Investments

JPS Global Investments was founded in 2007 and is a Registered Investment Advisor located in San Carlos, CA. Our clients engage us for investment management and financial planning. We are an independent fee-only advisor and do not receive compensation for selling financial products. Our incentives align with our clients’ interests: to protect and grow their wealth.

Jan Schalkwijk, CFA

Jan manages the investment portfolios and financial planning services at JPS Global Investments. He enjoys working with a diverse investor base, including clients interested in socially responsible investing and impact investing. Being in Silicon Valley, he also enjoys advising clients with company stock options and concentrated stock positions. What ties it all together for Jan, is the desire to offer customized financial planning and investment management services, tailored to the client's unique circumstances.

Jan has 18 years of experience in the investment industry and was vice president of investment platforms at Franklin Templeton Investments, prior to founding JPS Global Investments. He received a degree in Economics from Maastricht University in the Netherlands, his bachelor of science degree from Menlo College and his master of business administration from Santa Clara University. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a member of the CFA Society of San Francisco.

In addition to his work at JPS, Jan serves on the investment team of Africa Capital Group, where he co-manages the Africa Frontier Fund. Jan currently resides in San Carlos, CA with his wife Kizzy. In his spare time, Jan is an avid outdoorsman, snowboarder, traveler, and student of history.