Robert Leitão 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 Officer of NM Rothschild & Sons, Rothschild & Co’s subsidiary in the United Kingdom.
During his 30-year career as a senior M&A banker and capital markets expert, Robert Leitão advised clients on over 200 transactions worldwide.
Prior to joining Rothschild & Co in 1998, Robert Leitão 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 Leitão 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.