Grand Hospitaller

Grand Hospitaller, His Excellency Dominique Prince de La Rochefoucauld-Montbel

Grand Hospitaller, H.E. Dominique Prince de La Rochefoucauld-Montbel

Bailiff Grand Cross of Honour and Devotion in Obedience

The Sovereign Order of Malta

Born on July 6, 1950, in Neuilly–sur–Seine, he is married with three children. He was educated at Worth School (Crawley, Great Britain) and later at College Champittet in Lausanne and Lycee Florimont in Geneva (Switzerland). He finished his studies at the Institut Superieur du Commerce of Paris. 

From 1975 to 2004 he pursued a career in financial transactions, mainly in exchange transactions and on the gold market. Since 2003, he has managed a real–estate consultancy service and real–estate assets management company. He is administrator of the Societe des amis du Musee de la Legion d’honneur (Paris). 

He was admitted into the Sovereign Order of Malta in 1992 and became a Knight in Obedience in 2008. Administrator of the Sovereign Order of Malta’s French Association since 1994, then vice–president from 1997 to 2000, he was elected as its president from 2001 to 2014. 

Administrator since 1997 of the Order of Malta’s Œuvres Hospitalieres Francaises, he was its vice–president since 2012 as well as vice–president of the Order of Malta’s French Foundation since 2008. From 2009 to 2014 he was vice–chairman of the Holy Family Hospital in Bethlehem and, since 2010, member of the Sovereign Order of Malta’s International Hospitaller Committee (ICHOM — Rome). 

He was elected Grand Hospitaller by the Chapter General which took place on May 30-31, 2014.