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 serves (or has served) as an independent director and a board committee member for AXA Assurances IARD Mutuelle, AXA Assurances Vie Mutuelle, Savencia Holding, Microwave Vision Group, Sapec and Zetes. She is also non-executive chairman of Corporate Value Associates France since 2012.
She is accredited as a company director by Bpifrance and speaks French, English, Spanish and Russian.