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

Vladimir BerounVladimir Beroun

Senior Public Policy Manager at Airbnb


Dr. Vladimir Beroun is a Czech-born government affairs and communications professional. Currently he leads government relations and stakeholder engagement of Airbnb in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) and Russia. He works with governments, cities and other stakeholders to harness the economic, environmental and social benefits of the sharing economy, digital technology and innovation.

Previously he advised global tech companies on EU public affairs, partnership building and stakeholder engagement in Brussels, and also held various positions in the public sector. In addition, Vladimir is passionate about global affairs and has received a Ph.D. degree in EU-Asia trade relations.

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

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
Apr, 28 12:00 PM CET
Big Ideas Stage

Airbnb’s campaign to promote a responsible tourism recovery in the CEE region

The case study will concentrate on Airbnb's public policy campaigns in 2021. Namely:
  • Compliance with local regulations;
  • Efforts to educate hosts and guests on Airbnb;
  • Data sharing with local authorities;
  • Local partnerships with tourism and policy stakeholders.
Vladimir Beroun Senior Public Policy Manager at Airbnb