Berengere Parouty

Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

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  • Associate director (Market Research)
  • University degrees in France & UK
  • From Lyon, France
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About Me


Communicate !


I am a very curious person - open-minded and always ready to meet new people and see new places.
I am a french native but I live in South Africa with my Fiance who is originally from Cape Town.
I do travel quite a bit for my work, in other african countries. And its fascinating.
Even if I am a pretty relaxed person, respecting rules and limits, being polite etc are for me very important.
So I also choose the people I hang out with according to this criteria !
It's just a matter of respecting each other, after all.


No specific philosophy.
Except being myself, honest with myself and others.
Best way to feel good.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


You can contact me if you need info, tips about Lyon. I am born here and I know the city really well...

You can also contact me if you have any question regarding South Africa. I have been living for 3 years now, so I can give you some tips.


First couchsurfing experience beg January 08, with Tiago.
Very positive !
Then I surfed the couch of nice brazilian hosts.
Talked, learnt a lot.
I want to continue. And entice my friends to join the network. This is the best way to travel and to know a country, its culture.. through people living there.


Music, Cooking and eating (my fiance and i are real foodies), experimenting other cultures, travelling, reading, Movies (esp European), and various other things.
Ah surfing as well! But not in cold water!!!

Music, Movies, and Books

all almodovar films
Divine intervention
Music : from old FR standards like Gainsbourg / aznavour... to Jose padilla, Caetano Veloso, Gotan project, some mozart.. lots of things

Books : do you know Quim Monzo ? Sergi Pamies ? that kind of.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Too many things.....

Teach, Learn, Share

specific techs in marketing & market research in FMCG
Can share with you about consumer trends in African markets.

Countries I’ve Visited

Algeria, Belgium, Brazil, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo, Germany, Greece, Italy, Jordan, Libya, Morocco, Niger, Portugal, Spain, Tunisia, United Kingdom

Countries I’ve Lived In

South Africa, United Kingdom

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