Sophie de Roux is a graduate from Sciences Po Paris and from ESSEC Grande Ecole, and also holds a law degree from Paris II Assas University.
She started her career at the investment bank Wasserstein Perella in New York, London and Paris. She then worked for more than 20 years as a finance executive in operational as well as corporate functions, both in large multinational groups, notably at Dassault Systèmes as Group Controller, then CFO Europe, and SMEs, as CFO of Groupe Librairies du Savoir.
Sophie de Roux currently serves as an independent director and a board committee member for AXA Assurances IARD Mutuelle, AXA Assurances Vie Mutuelle, Savencia Holding and Savencia SA. She previously served as an independent board member for Sapec, Zetes and Microwave Vision Group, as well as a non-executive chairman for Corporate Value Associates France.
She is accredited as a company director by Bpifrance and speaks French, English, Spanish and Russian.