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Diversity UK Patron
Chairman of Oliver Rothschild Corporate Advisors
Oliver Rothschild is a corporate strategist active within a range of industries and holds a diverse portfolio of business interests. Currently Chairman of Oliver Rothschild Corporate Advisors, he is also active in other, non-commercial spheres, having previously been elected Chairman of UNICEF (Appeals Committee). In the charitable Sector, Oliver Rothschild currently holds the post of President of the trading arm of ACEVO, the leading association of voluntary and charitable Chief Executive Officers, and is also Chairman of the Sustainable Business Forum.
Oliver Rothschild began his career consulting in the hotel, restaurant and leisure industries. As Founder and Principal of Buchler Rothschild, he helped build the firm's investment portfolio covering real estate, IT, entertainment, media, PR, the fine arts and antiques. He was former Chairman of a travel PLC, Senior Vice President of American General Investments and Director of an Auction House. Following Buchler Rothschild, Oliver Rothschild Corporate Advisors was founded, a corporate strategy and corporate governance advisory firm.
Amongst a range of other Chairmanships across a range of industries including sustainable energy, corporate strategy, cloud computing, media and the arts, some of his appointments include:
- President of ACEVO Solutions
- Chairman of GILD International
- Honorary Vice-President of Geneva Group International
- Non-Executive Director of Tergo Power
- Chairman of the Advisory Board Ultimate Media Fund
- Chairman of Rockstar Group
- Chairman of Monolith Advertising
Oliver Rothschild has held Board level positions with the Carbon Advice Group. He is also the Senior Entrepreneur Fellow of the University of Essex and is also involved with Sophia Business Angels Venture Academy. His media involvement includes presenting programmes for the BBC and Channel 4 and co-production of a BBC series. He is also an Ambassador for the Monaco International Film Festival.