David
Lebain

Senior Director

David Lebain joined Weinberg Capital Partners as a Senior Director in 2022.

He began his career in two French government agencies: the Directorate General of Armaments (DGA), attached to the Ministry of Defence; and the Directorate General of Energy and Climate (DGEC), attached to the Ministry of Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy.

David has more than 15 years of professional experience in the defence and military equipment market, gained while working in both the public and private sectors, in France and abroad. By way of example, he has had responsibility for both operating and investing activities through positions at the Agence des Participations de l’État (the French national agency for state shareholdings) as well as Naval Group.


A graduate of the École Polytechnique and the École Nationale Supérieure de Techniques Avancées (ENSTA), David is a weapons engineer.

“The wonderful thing about what we do is that we are able as investors to work alongside each company’s management team to develop and implement a specific growth strategy by pooling all of our strengths.”