Margaret Richardson

VP of Trust

Airbnb

VP of Trust

Margaret L. Richardson is the VP of Trust at Airbnb. She oversees a global team of several hundred staff that focus on policy, safety, and community standards for the 2 million people stay in homes on Airbnb in the 100,000 cities and 191 countries where Airbnb operates. Prior to joining Airbnb, she served as Chief of Staff to US Attorney General Eric H. Holder, Jr. where she managed the Departments operations, including programs focused on criminal justice reform, civil rights, environmental justice, and national security. She holds a JD from U.C. Berkeley Law School, a Masters in Public Policy from Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, and a Bachelor of Arts in History from the University of Virginia.