Nathalie Ravilly has spent the last 20 years in the Defense and Aerospace industry, holding diverse management positions since 2000 in Legal, Corporate Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions and Corporate Strategy & Development, where she conducted a large number of cross-border transactions, in particular in the United States.

In 2015, Nathalie joined the Defense Mission Systems division of Thales as Vice President, in charge of Strategy.

Nathalie is also a board member of Naval Group and of the French National Agency for Research. Born in 1972, Nathalie Ravilly is a graduate from Sciences Po Paris (1993) in Economics & School of Government, as well as from the University of Paris / La Sorbonne where she obtained a Master in History (1994), and a Master in Law (J.D. 1996). In 2007, she graduated in Finance from HEC Business School (Corporate finance & financial markets) and in 2014, she was selected as Auditeur of the 67th National Session of the Institut des Hautes Etudes de Défense Nationale (IHEDN), a high standing military institution placed under France‘s Prime Minister authority.