Shawn Sullivan joined Airbnb in 2016 as the public policy lead for Central America and the Caribbean. He represents the company’s interests before governments, regulatory agencies and other stakeholders.
Prior to joining Airbnb, Sullivan worked as an international government relations consultant based in Washington D.C. and as the Latin America regional director for an international non-profit organization. He spent more than a decade serving as an American diplomat in Latin America, Africa and the Balkans.
Sullivan holds an MA from the University of New Mexico and a BA from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. He is fluent Spanish and Portuguese