Catherine Godbille-Koechlin

Born in Paris, France, Catherine chose the Upper East Side of New York City as her home 25 years ago. Her frequent travel to Europe and Asia position her as a bilingual and multi-cultural world citizen.

Catherine's global business experience started in the 1980s, when she created a thriving and unique translation service to comply with highly demanding client requirements in the legal, engineering and advertising industries. Soon, she expanded her business to the global financial and litigation markets to work closely with major financial institutions and law firms. This experience enabled her to have great negotiation skills and the ability to handle deals at the highest level.

Her ability to consistently focus on the big picture while efficiently dealing with details combined with her integrity and discretion are important talents she uses successfully.

Catherine's high standards both personally and professionally have brought her the trust and loyalty of friends and clients.

Catherine continues to be involved with prestigious fund-raising activities as Gala Chair, Head of Annual Fund Programs in efforts to raise funds for children with cancer, for needing children in Russia and Israel, and for the protection of art in Tibet.

Catherine enjoys activities with her two sons including water and snow skiing, riding horses and cooking. She is also an avid tennis player.