Jacques Laredo has been President of the Madrid Jewish Community for two terms and is currently the exceptional President of this community. He is a founding member of the Maguen David Adom of Spain and he has been a member for 23 consecutive years of the Executive Board of the Federación de Comunidades Judías de España (Federation of Spanish Jewish Communities).
He was born in Morocco in 1934. Although of French nationality, he has lived in Madrid since 1983. He has a Master in Law from the University of Paris, a Certificate of Business Administration from the New York University, and a Diploma in Insurance from the Polytechnic School of Paris and the Conservatory of Arts et Metiers of Paris. His professional career has developed in the high management of Insurance Companies in France, USA and Spain.