Baroness Ariane de Rothschild is a French citizen, was born in San Salvador and grew up in Latin America and in Africa. She is fluent in French, English, Spanish, German and Italian.
She graduated in Paris with a bachelor of commerce and completed a Master in Business Administration at Pace University in New York.
Baroness Ariane de Rothschild has gained a solid experience in finance and banking over the last twenty years. She began her career as a trader in foreign exchange and metals with Société Générale in Australia and in New York. She then joined US insurance corporation AIG and developed successfully the group’s European operations from Paris, France.
Baroness Ariane de Rothschild now holds various board positions across the Edmond de Rothschild Group, including Edmond de Rothschild (Suisse) S.A., Holding Benjamin & Edmond de Rothschild Pregny, Compagnie Benjamin de Rothschild Conseil S.A., Siaci Saint-Honoré Insurance Broker, and Barons & Baronne Associés.
In January 2015 she has been appointed as Chairwoman of the Group Executive Committee.
She also devotes a considerable amount of time to philanthropy through of a historical network of family foundations in Switzerland, France, Spain, Israel, the United States, India and South Africa. The Edmond de Rothschild Foundations play a pivotal role in demonstrating the commitment of her family and her own personal dedication to education and social engagement in the arts, social entrepreneurship, medical research, environment and cross-cultural dialogue.
She resides in Geneva, Switzerland with her husband Baron Benjamin de Rothschild and their four daughters.