Sylvain Héfès

Chairman, Rhône
Sylvain Héfès

Sylvain Héfès is Managing Director, and Chairman of Rhône’s European business. He joined Rhône in 2014 and is actively engaged in all aspects of the firms strategy and is a key person in the firm for sourcing and monitoring investments across all industries. 

He is a Senior Advisor to NM Rothschild & Sons and a member of the Supervisory Board of Rothschild & Co, having previously served as Chairman of its Executive Board since 2005. He is a member of the firm’s investment committee and audit committee, as well as Chairman of the remuneration and governance committee. He is also a member of the board of Rothschild Continuation. 

Sylvain is currently a member of the Board of Directors of GardaWorld. He is a former General Partner at Goldman Sachs, and member of its European Management Committee. In 1992 Sylvain became the first non-Anglo-Saxon partner ever made by the firm. He served in investment banking in New York and London, then opened and ran the Paris office of Goldman Sachs before returning to London to run international private wealth management.