Vice President,
Cathay Innovation

Marguerite de Tavernost

Marguerite de Tavernost

Location

Paris, France
Vice President,
Cathay Innovation

Marguerite de Tavernost

Marguerite is Vice President at Cathay Innovation, based in Paris.

Prior to joining Cathay Innovation in 2022, she spent 4 years at Berlin-based VC firms Headline and Cherry Ventures, investing in early-stage startups in Germany, France and the UK. Before that, she worked as a digital transformation consultant at Founders Intelligence, where she advised CEOs and CDOs on their innovation strategies, including the likes of Fannie Mae, L’Oréal and Unilever.

She also served as independent Board member for Artefact, a publicly listed French company specialized in consulting for digital transformation and digital marketing.

Marguerite has gained notable expertise in Web3, which she developed while working as a professional photographer and starting an NFT collection, immediately before joining Cathay Innovation. She received a BA in International Studies from King’s College London and a MSc in International Business & Management (CEMS) from the London School of Economics and Political Sciences (LSE).