The Under Secretary for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment, Catherine Novelli, leads the State Department’s efforts to develop and implement economic growth, energy, agricultural, oceans, environmental, and science and technology policies to promote economic prosperity and address global challenges in a transparent, rules-based, and sustainable system. The bureaus and offices under his leadership work to:

  • Advance the Department’s economic statecraft agenda, using America’s global leadership to strengthen our domestic economy;
  • Elevate and intensify our efforts on energy security and environmental sustainability; and
  • Foster innovation through robust science, entrepreneurship, and technology policies.