Arielle joined Rothschild in Paris in 1998 where she founded the Emerging Markets Department. Before this, she spent 10 years at Lazard Frères & Cie, as part of the Sovereign Advisory Group. Based in Paris, Arielle is a Managing Director since 2006 and joined the Supervisory Board of Rothschild & Co, in 2014.

Arielle advises governments and large corporates from CEE and CIS as foreign corporates and PEH interested in investing in the region. She is Executive Vice Chairman for Central & Eastern Europe Central since 2010.

In Romania, Arielle has been advising on more than 20 transactions, with the most emblematic being the acquisition of Dacia by Renault and of BCR by Erste Bank. Arielle sits on the Board of Electrica S.A since 2014.

Arielle is one of the founding members of Financi’Elles, the leading federation of networks promoting gender diversity in the financial sector and committed to helping improve and streamline women’s access to the top level of organisations in the finance sector. She is also the Chair of CARE France, member of the leading NGO, CARE International, which works around the globe to defeat poverty putting women and girls in the centre .

Arielle holds a Ph.D. in Economic Sciences from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris. She is the author of a book “Cofinancing World Bank- commercial banks”, PUF 1986 and co-author of a choral book with Institut Montaigne and Financi’Elles ” Analysis and remedies to increase trust between stakeholders in the corporate world”, Eyrolles 2013.