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Robert Leitão

Managing Partner | Co-Chairman of the GEC

Robert is Managing Partner of Rothschild & Co Gestion. He is also Co-Chairman of the Rothschild & Co Group Executive Committee and Head of Global Advisory. He also serves as Chief Executive of NM Rothschild & Sons, Rothschild & Co’s subsidiary in the United Kingdom.

Prior to joining Rothschild & Co in 1998, Robert was a Director and Head of UK M&A at Morgan Grenfell & Co. Limited.

He graduated with a degree in Engineering from Imperial College, London, and qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Peat Marwick Mitchell & Co (KPMG).

Robert serves as an Independent Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of the NYSE listed Manchester United plc; a Member of the Advisory Board of Lowy Family Partners, the private investment business and family office of the Lowy family; Chairman of the not-for-profit digital charity box, Pennies Foundation; and a Member of the Advisory Board of the charity, Centre for Entrepreneurs.