Serge Janouin-Benanti was born in Niort, in the Deux-Sèvres region of France. Serge Janouin-Benanti is a doctor of science (Paris XI Orsay) and a MBA graduate of the IAE (Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne). Georges Charpak, Nobel Prize winner in physics, was the rapporteur for one of his theses.
He began his career as a researcher in nuclear physics at the CEA then at CERN in Geneva before working in medical imaging for Thomson and General Electric.
Today, as head of a consulting firm for industry and R&D, he is involved in many sectors of activity in France and around the world, including automotive, services, agri-food and energy.
He takes advantage of his free time to write cruel and truthful tales, criminal cases in the form of short stories, historical novels, or biographies of men whose lives are so close to ours and yet so captivating.
It is said to be reserved and not very sociable. However, for those who insist, he knows how to cook small dishes made with mushrooms that he has selected and picked himself, before taking his guests on his sailboat to make them discover the charm of the Black Rocks, the Old woman, the Witch, the Skull or the Bay of the dead.