Lina Liakou is Regional Director, overseeing 100 Resilient Cities’ work with cities in Europe and the Middle East. She is based in London.
Before joining 100RC, Lina was Deputy Mayor and Chief Resilience Officer for the City of Thessaloniki, Greece. In this role, she led the development of the city’s Resilience Strategy, which Thessaloniki released on March 2017. As a Deputy Mayor, Lina Liakou initiated collaborations with the European Commission, the European Investment Bank and the World Bank. Prior to this, Lina was chairman and managing director of the Metropolitan Development Agency of Thessaloniki, an intermunicipal company that coordinates national and international research projects.