The prospect of lucrative energy exports causes a lot of hand-rubbing at the top, but locals fear for their health and environment and mayors complain about lack of public consultation
Mayor of Athens is Kostas Bakoyannis. He was born on 16 March 1978 in Athens to New Democracy politicians Dora (first woman mayor of Athens) and Pavlos Bakoyannis. Bakoyannis studied history and international relations at Brown University in Rhode Island and graduated from Harvard with a Masters in Public Administration. Bakoyannis has four children Pavlos, Olympia, Danai, Dimos.
Bakoyannis served as mayor of the town of Karpenisi in Evrytania, later he was popularly elected Regional governor of Central Greece in the 2014 local election. In June 2019, he was elected Mayor of Athens starting from 1 September 2019.