Pallas (1963) has graduated in social science, information management and business administration. She worked in the early nineties in implementations of new business processes that changed as a consequence of automation. From 1995 to 2005 she focused organizational change, innovation and product development as a consultant and interim manager. Pallas is active in energy branch since 2001 and became director of Strategy Alliander in 2008.
She is board member of the supervisory board: MVO Nederland, member of the executive board of the Flexible Power Alliance network, member of the supervisory board Energiebank Nederland (foundation to support families with energy poverty), member of the supervisory board (Aufsichtsrat) Alliander AG (subsidiary of Alliander in Germany) and member of advisory boards for Amsterdam and other Dutch cities, provinces and EU initiatives.