City of Athens, Greece
Oct 25, 2018
Anthi Christou
City of Athens, Greece

Anthi Christou is an expert on urban resilience, is Resilience Communications Manager of the City of Athens, Greece.  For the past decade, Athens has experienced a serious socio-economic crisis.  Through concerted efforts, it has managed to survive, adapt and transform into a more creative and collaborative city  Through partnerships with NGOs, academic institutions, private organizations and others, the municipality has built robust networks for critical relief, social services and other initiatives.

Born and raised in Athens, Greece, Christou has a diverse background in law and communication studies, along with a passion for urban politics, social media and networking.  She has work experience as a community manager for both for-profit and nonprofit organizations.  From 2013 to 2016, she was a member of the core team of the Athens Municipality awarded civil society platform, "synAthina".  Since 2016, Anthi has served as the Communications Manager of the Resilient Athens program and is responsible for the stakeholder engagement process of the Athens Resilience Strategy.