Amalia Zepou is vice mayor for Civil Society and Innovation of the municipality of Athens since September 2014. In April 2013, she became the Advisor of Athens Mayor Mr Yorgos Kaminis for civil society networking. She created the digital platform “synAthina” which was further developed into an idea that won one of the five Mayors Challenge awards of 1 million euro from Bloomberg Philanthropies in September 2014.
Prior to the Municipality she was working as an independent documentary producer since 1998. She has a B.A. in Social Anthropology from the London School of Economics and an M.A. in Media Studies from the New School for Social Research in New York in 1991.