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David Mayer de Rothschild (b.1978)

David de Rothschild is the youngest son of Sir Evelyn de Rothschild (b.1931) and Victoria Lou Schott (1949-2021). He is an adventurer, ecologist, and environmentalist. He heads the Sculpt the Future Foundation, a charity that promotes positive environmental change towards global sustainability by supporting creative, innovative and sustainable action.

David Mayer de Rothchild has written extensively on environmental issues. Copies of some of his publications will be found in the Reading Room Library. 

David Mayer de Rothschild: secondary sources, 'Sky News', 2006

000/1683/3, 1 VHS cassette

VHS cassette of David de Rothschild interviewed on Sky News TV, 10 February 2006 and 24 April 2006 before and during his 2006 arctic expedition. In 2006 David de Rothschild spent over 100 days crossing the Arctic from Russia to Canada, which saw him become one of only 42 people, and the youngest British person, to ever reach both geographical poles.

David Mayer de Rothschild: secondary sources, sundry publications, 2006-2007

000/1700, 000/1754, 2 items

David Mayer de Rothschild): secondary sources, sundry publications:

  • Vanity Fair, October 2006, with an article profiling  the ecologist  and environmentalist David de Rothschild (000/1700)
  • The Telegraph Magazine, 20 January 2007 with ang article on David de Rothschild, 'Jolly Green Giant' about his expeditions and adventure ecology website. (000/1754)