Panos Mantzivis was born in Athens. He is a graduate of the Business Administration department of Athens University of Economics and Business, and he obtained his master’s degree on Accounting & Audit from the University of Athens.

He started his professional career as an external auditor working for Ernst & Young Greece. He later moved to Morocco to work for Archirodon Group, in the financial management of a $450 million infrastructure construction project. Today he works as a financial controller in Thess INTEC.