Peter Pastre

VP, Government Relations & Public Policy at USPS

Peter Pastre is a business and government relations leader who has over 17 years of experience in the industry. Peter has a proven track record of success in leveraging their subject matter expertise to influence policy and business outcomes. Peter has a reputation for enhancing policy brand reputation by integrating customer centric perspectives, corporate social responsibility/sustainability, and leveraging political and employee engagement programs.

Following a distinguished in-house corporate government relations career, Peter launched “Advocate For You,” a consulting and contract lobbying firm. At MetLife, they led a 3-person federal advocacy team and was responsible for the company’s political engagement and employee engagement programs. Peter was also an industry thought leader on tax, international trade, and retirement / employee benefit topics in the federal and global policy arena.

During their time at MetLife, they applied their subject matter expert advocacy approach as a global and domestic lobbyist which resulted in top- and bottom-line financial results through tax reform, retirement reform, and free trade agreements. Peter also substantially enhanced business opportunities through favorable trade agreements and regulatory outcomes in South Korea, Japan, Mexico, and China.

Peter is currently the Vice President of Government Relations and Public Policy at USPS. In this role, they are responsible for the organization’s public policy development and execution as well as its interactions with all levels of government.

Peter Pastre graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles with a Bachelor's degree in Political Science and Government.

Peter Pastre reports to Louis DeJoy, Postmaster General and Chief Executive Officer. Peter Pastre works with Judy de Torok - VP, Corporate Affairs, Gary Barksdale - Chief Postal Inspector, and Pritha Mehra - Chief Information Officer.



  • VP, Government Relations & Public Policy

    Current role

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