Glen Ballis was born and bred in Melbourne, Australia. He used to work in Australia after graduating, then he went to Asia and worked in Thailand, Indonesia, Shanghai, Malaysia and Singapore.
He headed the Novikov Group restaurant, named Nedalniy Vostok, and later - restaurants the Roni, the Mendeleev bar and the Lucky Noodles.
A few years later Glen Ballis with Alexander Oganezov worked in restaurants the Glenuill, the Cutfish, the Remy Kitchen Bakery.
In October of 2018, Glen Ballis started to work with Arkadiy Novikov and Anton Pinskiy again. They opened the Avocado Queen restaurant. And later in spring opened the Asian restaurant named NAMA in Saint-Petersburg and the Medusa in Moscow.