Public Affairs Officer
U.S. Department of State
Areas of Expertise:Clean Energy, Climate Change, Coal, Energy Economics, Energy Efficiency, Energy Security, Environmental Policy, Hydraulic Fracturing, Natural Gas, Nuclear, Oil, Regulation, Solar, Transportation, Water
I have served for 26 years as a U.S. Foreign Service Officer in economic and public diplomacy positions. Most recently, I served as Press Spokesman for the State Department's Bureau of Energy Resource, where I was responsible for all outreach strategy and for preparing press guidance on energy issues including Keystone XL, LNG exports, Iran sanctions, and renewable energy.
Recent Comments by John Finn
- "This is an example of the economic absurdity of dumping claims. If another country wants to sell us a product for less than the cost of production, wh"
Tariffs Threaten the U.S. Solar Industry
- "The best reason to approve Keystone is the foreign policy reason. Approval of Keystone is something Canada has placed at the top of its priority list."
The Keystone Pipeline Controversy: What’s Really At Stake?
- "I think stability should be the goal in both oil and gas markets. Making our abundance available for sale on global markets is probably the best way "
Should U.S. Energy Policy Aim For “Stability” Or “Leverage” In Global Energy Markets?
- "The national security case for lifting the ban on crude oil exports is crystal clear. We live in an interdependent world and depend on support from th"
Should the Crude Oil Export Ban Be Lifted?