Marie-Agnès Thellier is a corporate director. She served as President and CEO of the Cercle des présidents du Québec (association of Québec CEOs) from January 2006 to December 2014.
Trained in France at the École supérieure de journalisme de Lille and a graduate with a Master's in Geography from Lille-I University, France, Ms. Thellier earned an MBA from Laval University in June 1991. In September 2011, she was awarded the designation of certified corporate director by the Collège des administrateurs de sociétés of Laval University.
In the 15 years prior to assuming her position at the Cercle des présidents du Québec, Ms. Thellier managed projects and teams, primarily in the area of print media. As director of the financial pages of the Journal de Montréal at Quebecor Media, she was in charge of the daily business section and the weekly money section from 2002 to 2005. Prior to that time, she was editor-in-chief of the monthly magazine Affaires PLUS at Transcontinental Media, where she also helped launch Finance et Investissement, which she headed from 1999 to 2000.
Early in her career, Ms. Thellier worked for nine years at Le Devoir as an economic and financial affairs journalist and a regional development columnist (1977-1983), then as a political reporter in Québec City (1984-1986). She later contributed to various media, mainly as a freelance journalist.
From fall 2007 until her appointment to the AMF's Advisory Board in August 2014, Ms. Thellier served on the Assessment Committee that studied projects submitted to the AMF's Education and Good Governance Fund.