Hannah Rothschild portrait
Hannah Rothschild


Hannah Rothschild is a writer, a filmmaker and a company director. She is Chair of the Trustees of the National Gallery.

Her biography, ‘The Baroness’, was published in the UK, USA and seven other territories. Her first novel, ‘The Improbability of Love’, was published by Bloomsbury in May 2015 and in the USA by Knopf in November 2015.

Her features and interviews appear in W, Vanity Fair, The Telegraph, The Times, The New York Times, The Spectator, British and American Vogue. Her documentaries have been shown on the BBC, HBO and at film festivals including Telluride, the London Film Festival and Sheffield. Working Title and Ridley Scott optioned her original screenplays.

She is the co-founder of the Artist on Film trust and a trustee of Tate and Waddesdon Manor.

She is also a non-executive board member of RIT Capital Partners and Windmill Hill Asset Management. 

Appointment information

Appointed by: Prime Minister
Appointment: 30 September 2013
Term expires: 29 September 2017

Other Membership:

  • Tate Britain Advisory Council
  • Collection Committee