Chief Resilient Officer
City of Athens
Eleni Myrivili comes to the position of chief resilient officer as an elected councilmember in the city of Athens currently holding the urban-sustainability portfolio, and has held elected leadership positions for several years in the Greek Green Party’s Executive Leadership Committee.
She got her Ph.D from Columbia University in socio-cultural anthropology. She is an assistant professor in the department of cultural technology and communications, University of the Aegean, Greece. Interested in the knowledge-society relationship, she has always been active in projects that go beyond the walls of the academy: designing multimedia museum exhibitions/applications, curating events/festivals, participating in civil society organizations.
She has been an active member of environmental CSOs (IWAF, Friends of the Earth, Slow Food), and written/hosted a public television documentary series on sustainability. She was a member of EastboardNet (COST ESF), a Deputy Coordinator for an FP7 European research program, and a researcher for the Centre National d’ Art et de Culture George Pompidou, France.