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Aoife McArdle

Director of Business Affairs, Social Impact, Airbnb


Aoife is Director of Business Affairs and Social Impact Trips at Airbnb. Her passion is combining innovation and disruption with opportunity for social impact and economic empowerment. In addition to overseeing business affairs for Airbnb, she’s one of the early leaders behind Airbnb Experiences - a new way for travelers and local hosts to connect with one another via uniquely curated community experiences. Her team focuses on unlocking the power of the Experiences platform to help local non-profits and NGOs connect with new supporters and raise individual giving.

Prior to this role, Aoife was General Counsel for Airbnb in Europe, Middle East and Africa where she played an instrumental role in the development of the first home sharing regulations. Aoife has over 17 years of experience working in game changing businesses including Skype and Apple.