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Yves-André Istel

Yves-André Istel has had an extensive carrier in investment banking. He is currently Senior Advisor to Rothschild Global Advisory and a member of its Global Financial Advisory Compliance Committee.

Mr. Istel is also Deputy Chairman of the Board of Compagnie Financière Richemont SA, and a member of its Nominations Committee, its Compensation Committee and its Audit Committee. He is a director of Tiedemann Wealth Board of Management, and a member of its Investment Committee. He is Chair of HealthpointCapital Business Advisory Board, and a member of HealthpointCapital Board of Managers.

Previously, he was Managing Director and a member of the board of Lehman Brothers from 1977 to 1983; Co-Chairman of First Boston International from 1984 to 1988; Chairman of Wasserstein Perella & Co International from 1988 to 1992; and Vice Chairman of Rothschild Inc. from 1993 to 2002.

In addition, he is Chairman of: the Center for French Civilization and Culture, New York University; and Fondation Saint-John Perse. He is Honorary Chairman of The European Institute. He is also a member of the board of: French-American Foundation; and Action Against Hunger, USA. He is a member of: the Council on Foreign Relations; The Economic Club of New York; and The Bretton Woods Committee. 

Mr. Istel graduated in economics from Princeton University and was awarded the “Commandeur de la Légion d’Honneur” and “Officier des Arts et de Lettres."