Mr. Ballas was born in 1974 in Thessaloniki. He has graduated from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in 1997, Economic and Finance Faculty (Bachelor Degree in Business Administration and Accounting / Finance) and he made his postgraduate studies (MSc) at the University of Birmingham, UK (MSc in Accounting and Finance).He joined Egnatia Group in 2001 and from 2006 has served as the CFO of Egnatia TEL. He is now the Chief Financial Officer of METKA EGN.