Balázs Sziklai graduated as an economist at the Corvinus University of Budapest in 2005. He started to work as a market researcher at AGB Hungary (now: Nielsen Audience Measurement). One year later he began his mathematical studies at ELTE. In 2008 he was admitted in the fellowship program of the Central European University. He received his second degree in mathematics in 2010 and later that year he joined the Game Theory Research Group of the Institute of Economics. He acquired his PhD degree in applied mathematics at ELTE in 2016. His research interest involves fair division and social choice problems.