Bertrand du Vignaud

Consultant for the development of sites and monuments of the world cultural heritage

Bertrand du Vignaud is President of World Monuments Fund Europe since its creation in 2003. From 1987 until 2003, he held the voluntary posts of Vice-Chairman and then Chairman of WMF France. He was also Chairman of Christie’s Monaco, Vice Chairman of Christie’s France, and a Director of Christie’s Europe. Previously, he was Deputy Director of the Caisse Nationale des Monuments Historiques et des Sites and Director of the Conseil Supérieur du Mécénat Culturel. He holds a licence and a diplôme d’études supérieures in international public law, a licence de lettres classiques in art history, and degrees in political science from the Universities of Toulouse and Paris. Mr. du Vignaud serves on the boards of several nonprofit organizations. He is a chevalier de la Légion d’ Honneur and officier des Arts et Lettres and, in 2009 he received the Médaille de Vermeil from the city of Paris.