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Lobbying Costs


Financial year: Jan 2018 - Dec 2018

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

1 Fte (3)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation


High-level Commission meetings


Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info


    EU Transparency Register

    676071815969-19 First registered on 24 Feb 2015

    Goals / Remit

    MetLife, Inc. (NYSE: MET), through its subsidiaries and affiliates (“MetLife”), is one of the world’s leading financial services companies, providing insurance, annuities, employee benefits and asset management to help its individual and institutional customers navigate their changing world. Founded in 1868, MetLife has operations in more than 40 countries and holds leading market positions in the United States, Japan, Latin America, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. For more information, visit

    Main EU files targeted

    MetLife follows a wide range of relevant policy areas, including:
    - Prudential
    - Consumer Protection
    - Retirement & Savings
    - Trade
    - Capital Markets Union
    - Data Protection
    - FinTech/InsurTech
    - Sustainable Finance


    Head Office
    MetLife EU Holding Company Limited
    20 on Hatch
  • People

    Total lobbyists declared


    Employment timeLobbyists

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)


    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    No lobbyists with EP accreditations

    Complementary Information

    None declared

    Person in charge of EU relations

    Mr Gino Del Sesto (Vice President and Head of Government Relations, Europe)

    Person with legal responsibility

    Mr John O'Halloran (Senior Vice President and Head of Legal, EMEA)

  • Categories


    II - In-house lobbyists and trade/business/professional associations


    Companies & groups

  • Networking


    MetLife is a member of a number of trade associations in Europe, including:
    American Chamber of Commerce to the EU (AmCham EU)
    International Regulatory Strategy Group (IRSG)
    national insurance trade associations

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2018 - Dec 2018

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year


    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)


    Groups (European Parliament)


    Communication activities


    Other activities

    None declared

  • Meetings


    5 meetings found. Download meetings

    The list below only covers meetings held since November 2014 with commissioners, their cabinet members or directors-general at the European Commission; other lobby meetings with lower-level staff may have taken place, but the European Commission doesn't proactively publish information about these meetings. For more information about which commissioner is responsible for which portfolio, check out this link: All information below comes from European Commission web pages.

    • Date 10 Sep 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject International insurance developments
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis
      Portfolio Euro and Social Dialogue, also in charge of Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union
      • Andrea Beltramello (Cabinet member)
    • Date 02 Mar 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject greece: corporate tax practices and best practice in working with the Greek tax authorities. Also: perspective of business on the ground, the Greek pension market and the impact of economic reforms.
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Pierre Moscovici
      Portfolio Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs
      • Ioana Diaconescu (Cabinet member)
    • Date 01 Jun 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject DSM
      DG Günther Oettinger
      • Günther Oettinger (Commissioner)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 22 Apr 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Investment initiative
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Jyrki Katainen
      Portfolio Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness
      • Valérie Herzberg (Cabinet member)
    • Date 11 Dec 2014 Location AmCham EU office, on Avenue des Arts 53, 1000 Brussels
      Subject Presentation of the Annual Growth Survey 2015 outlining the main priorities for the jobs and growth agenda /in the context of the flagship conference ‘Reinvigorating the European Economy: Policies to Foster Jobs, Growth and Innovation’ (Susan Danger - Managing Director - AmCham, Karl Cox - Vice President - Oracle, Bert Boers - Vice President - SAS, Marco Comastri - President EMEA - CA, Patrick Deconinck - Senior Vice President - Western Europe - 3M, Harry van Dorenmalen - Chairman - IBM Europe, Aongus Hegarty - President EMEA - Dell, Cindy Miller - UPS, Christian Morales - Vice President and General Manager EMEA - Intel, Julián Nebreda - President EMEA - AES, Peter Ryan - Senior VP and Managing Director EMEA - HP, Nigel Lewis - Vice President - EMEA - Caterpillar, Dirk Ostijn - Regional Head Western Europe & Chief Executive Officer - MetLife)
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis
      Portfolio Euro and Social Dialogue, also in charge of Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union
      • Gints Freimanis (Cabinet member)
      • Valdis Dombrovskis (Vice-President)
      Other Lobbyists
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