• Sunday, December 17, 2017

Eva Helene Foust Yazhari

Favorite Destination

The Swiss Alps: stunning natural beauty, excellent hospitality and high-brow culture.

Most Exotic Destination Traveled

Muscat, Oman

Travel Philosophy

Blend in with the locals for the most authentic experience.

Eva was born and raised in New York and is currently an entrepreneur based in Zurich, Switzerland. After receiving a Bachelors Degree in Mathematics from Columbia University in New York, Eva spent five years at EnTrust Capital Inc., an investment management firm based in New York City. In her role at EnTrust, Eva worked in the fund-of-funds group in both investment and business development capacities.
 
Eva recently opened a yoga studio in Zurich. In between preparations for her new business venture, Eva makes time to travel extensively and efficiently, often maximizing weekends and holidays to make the most out of her pressed schedule. Jet setting within Europe, and to North America, Asia, Africa and the Middle East she searches out the highest standards of amenities and accommodations as well as delving into local cultures and daily life. Eva’s love for travel developed when she participated in multiple study-abroad programs throughout her youth, landing her in Budapest and several regions of France for months at a time.
 
In addition to English, Eva speaks French fluently and is rapidly learning German and Farsi. Eva devotes her spare time to her own philanthropic efforts as a Founding Partner of the EH Foundation, which she co-manages with her husband, Hooman. She keeps a pulse on the art world having sat on the Guggenheim Young Collectors’ Council Acquisition Committee and managing the business aspect of both her parents’ art careers.