Under Secretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment

The Under Secretary for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment is an undersecretary position within the United States Department of State. The Under Secretary for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment serves as senior economic advisor at the State Department and advises the Secretary of State on international economic policy and is often referred to as the senior economic diplomat of the United States. The Under Secretary also leads the work of the Department on trade, agriculture, aviation, and bilateral trade relations with America's economic partners.[2]

United States
Under Secretary of State
for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment
Seal of the United States Department of State
Incumbent
Jose W. Fernandez[1]
since August 6, 2021
NominatorPresident of the United States
Inaugural holderWilliam L. Clayton
Formation1946
WebsiteOfficial Website

The position is called the “E” within the government. Responsibilities include international trade and investment policy; international finance, development, and debt policy; economic sanctions and combating terrorist financing; international energy security policy; international telecommunications and transportation policies; support for U.S. businesses, and economic policy analysis, public diplomacy and private sector outreach. The E also serves as the Privacy Shield ombudsperson.[2]


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