A graduate of the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris (1966), David de Rothschild is Chairman of the Rothschild Group and of P.O. Gestion, Director of Casino, Member of the Supervisory Board of Edmond de Rothschild SA, Director of Compagnie Financière Martin-Maurel.

Mayor of Pont-l’Evêque, Calvados (France) between 1977 and 1995, he is currently President of the Foundation for the Memory of the Shoah, and President of the Fondation Fondamental (in France), Director of the Institut du Cerveau et de la Moelle épinière. David de Rothschild is honoured with the title of  Commander of the Legion of Honour.