Goverment relations
in the changing world orderApril 28–29, 2022

Gino Del SestoGino Del Sesto

Head of Government Relations, Europe at MetLife


Gino Del Sesto is currently Head of Government Relations, Europe. He is based in Dublin and is responsible for coordinating regulatory relations and government affairs for MetLife in the fourteen European markets in which it operates.

Gino joined MetLife in 2003 and worked in various business roles in New York and London before relocating to Dublin in 2012. Immediately prior to his current position, Gino was Head of Strategic Initiatives, Western and Central Europe. In this role he led the planning and implementation of MetLife’s European legal re-structuring project.

Before joining MetLife, Gino worked for the U.S. Government, serving on the White House and State Department staffs. Gino received his BA in International Studies from Colby College, his MA in International Affairs from The George Washington University, and his MBA from Fordham University. He has also earned a Postgraduate Diploma in European Union Law from King’s College London.

Takes part in

Apr, 28 10:00 AM CET
Big Ideas Stage
Panel Discussion

GR Strategies for Local and Global Companies

The speakers on this panel will be speaking about:

  • GR strategies for accessing new markets during the pandemic
  • How local companies implement their GR strategies, building on the government’s need to support domestic businesses

  • How global companies are using their international exposure to partner with local governments and create policy wins

Gino Del Sesto Head of Government Relations, Europe at MetLife
Vladimir Beroun Senior Public Policy Manager at Airbnb
Goran Svilanovic Country Manager for Serbia, Montenegro and Bosnia and Herzegovina at Abkons
Carlota Marzo Head of Public Policy WE&SEE at Glovo