Ariane Rustichelli studied art history, history and communications at the Arts Faculty of the University of Neuchâtel, where she obtained a Master’s degree in Art history. She obtained a postgraduated diploma in Marketing and Public Relations from the University of Neuchâtel.
Since 2008, Ariane Rustichelli has been working as Head of Communications & Marketing for the Organization of the Swiss Abroad (OSA). The OSA, which is a non‐governmental organization, represents and lobbies for the Swiss expatriates' interests in Switzerland.
Previously, Ariane Rustichelli served several years as a curator on the Print Room (Print and drawing department) of the Swiss National Library in Bern, as well as the Marketing & Communications department of the Swiss watch company Longines.