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Patrick Robinson

Head of Public Policy, EMEA & Canada
Patrick Robinson is Head of Public Policy for Airbnb in EMEA and Canada. Based in London, he leads a team of public affairs professionals who work with cities to open the door for new forms of tourism and educate policymakers about the huge potential of the “sharing economy” for sustainable economic and cultural growth. 

Patrick joined Airbnb after several years at Yahoo, most recently as Director of the company’s innovative global business and human rights programme, which leads the company’s efforts to protect and promote online free expression and privacy for its 800 million users worldwide. 

He has previously had senior roles with the Virgin Group’s UK television business and the British Broadcasting Corporation, including two-and-a-half years living and working in Sarajevo on a project to establish public service broadcasting in post-conflict Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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Wednesday, May 18

4:00pm CEST