Judith Grohmann was born in Vienna and grew up speaking three different languages. An alumni of the Lycée Français de Vienne, she graduated from the University of Vienna with a Master ́s degree in Political Science, Journalism and Japanese. After being appointed Head of Production at the Austrian political magazine Profil, she has gone on to work for a multitude of publications across Europe, including Le Monde diplomatique, Westdeutsche Allgemeine Zeitung, the Swiss Manager magazine Bilan, as well as architectural, industrial and political magazines. She became an author in 2005 and her previous books include Fighting the War on Terror (P&S, 2018), and the official biography of the former Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz. She lives in Vienna, but is often seen between Paris, London and the south of France.