Eleni Myrivili

Eleni Myrivili

Global Chief Heat Officer at UN-Habitat & Arsht-Rock Center | Greece

Eleni Myrivili is dedicated to fostering heat resilience in cities worldwide and was recognised among Earth.Org’s Women Leading the Fight Against Climate Change. In 2014, Eleni was elected to city government and appointed as Athen’s Deputy Mayor for Urban Nature, Urban Resilience, and Climate Adaption. During her tenure and then subsequently from a senior advisor position, she served as Chief Resilience Officer and Chief Heat Officer, contributing to the city’s leading role in international urban climate adaption efforts. Following her term in city government, Eleni was contracted as a heat expert by the World Bank and co-chaired the Steering Committee of the Resilient Cities Network.