Charalampos -Babis Karpouchtsis was born in 1987 in Thessaloniki, Greece. He grew up in Germany and Greece and got his Abitur from the German School of Thessaloniki. He studied Political Science at the Otto-Suhr-Institut of the Freie Universität Berlin. After his B.A. he acquired his M.A. Euromasters of European Politics at the University of Bath, UK. Babis is an alumni scholarship holder of the Friedrich-Ebert-Foundation.

Babis is a independent political consultant since 2015. His area of expertise is the EU and the Greek-German relations. He lives and works in Berlin.