Marguerite Bérard graduated from Sciences Po Paris, the Woodrow Wilson School of International and Public Affairs of Princeton, and the National School of Administration.
She started her career in 2004 at the Inspection Général des Finances. Between 2007 and 2010, she was the technical advisor and later advisor on social protection and employment issues to the French President. From November 2010 to May 2012 she worked as Chief of Staff in the office of the Minister of Labor, Employment, and Health.
Between 2012 and 2017, Marguerite Bérard was Chief Executive Officer responsible for the Group Strategy, Finance, Legal affairs, and Group Company Secretary, and member of the General Management Committee of the bank and insurance group BPCE. Today she is Head of BNP Paribas French Retail Banking.
Since March 2013, Marguerite Bérard holds a seat in the High Council of Public Finances, and was admitted in April 2015, to the Board of Directors of SCOR.