Bettina Stähele, an Austrian citizen, was born in 1968, completed her basic school education in Vorarlberg, Austria, concluding with graduation from the Commercial Academy in Rankweil. She then spent one year on a language course at the Sorbonne, Paris.
She then worked for a furniture company in commercial import/export from 1989 to 1991 and from 1991 to 1996 as an accountant with two firms specialising in accounting, fiduciary and tax consultancy.
During her business career she extensively pursued further education with extra-occupational post graduate studies at the University of Innsbruck, in economics, finance and accountancy, obtained her accountancy qualifications from the Vorarlberg Economics Institute, a First and Advanced Certificate of Cambridge, as well as attending the University of Liechtenstein to obtain a diploma as a Liechtenstein Trust Expert and being admitted as a Liechtenstein Fiduciary. Further career studies were concluded with an Executive MBA in Wealth Management.
She joined the Jeeves Group in 1996 and progressed pursuant to her increased professional qualifications. She is the duly admitted licensed fiduciary for Lexadmin Trust Reg, the Jeeves Group trust company, as a member of the Board of Trustees. Additionally she is involved in higher finance management and accountancy. She is married with two sons.