Servane studied politics at Sciences Po Paris, history at the Sorbonne University, and egyptology at the University of Oxford. She specialized in the preservation of cultural heritage sites in Egypt and the Middle East. After working for the Egyptian departments of the British Museum and the Louvre, she joined the research centre Endangered Archaeology in the Middle East & North Africa (EAMENA), where she analyzed satellite imagery to assess the state of conservation of archaeological sites in Yemen and Saudi Arabia. Servane also contributed to Circulating Artefacts, where she monitored the international art market to track down illicitly exported Egyptian and Sudanese antiquities. She now works for UNESCO.