Balal grew up in Manama, completing his higher secondary in Commerce at the Pakistan Urdu School. He went on to gain a BSc degree in Marketing & Management from the University of Bahrain. Since this, he has worked in various different fields including sales, accounts, HR, Management and Marketing. Balal joined Vallis Group in September 2014 as a supervisor at the Arabian Sugar Company refinery, progressing within a few months to Operations Manager. He likes travelling and exploring new places, and enjoys spending free time with his family and friends.