Marie-Aude Thépaut, 38, is a certified actuary and holds a Master's degree from the Euro-Institute of Actuarial Science (University of Bretagne Occidentale, 2006).

She joined CNP Assurances in 2006 as an actuary, before being appointed head of the French Consolidation Department within the Technical Division in 2011. In 2014, she became head of the Insurance Risk Department within the Risk Management Division, before becoming head of the Subsidiary Supervision and Coordination Department in 2020. 

In 2021, she was appointed Head of Performance Management in the Finance Division before taking over as head of the new Europe outside France BU on June 1st 2022. She is also a member of the CNP Assurances Executive Committee.