Tuesday, 01 October, 2013
Joyce Connery is the Director of Nuclear Energy Policy within the Office of International Economics, National Security Council. In that position, Ms. Connery works to develop policy among agencies and align and coordinate programs covering nuclear safety, security and nuclear trade. Previously, Ms. Connery served as Senior Policy Advisor to the Deputy Secretary of Energy. Prior to that post, she was the Director for Threat Reduction and Nuclear Energy Cooperation in the office of the WMD Coordinator at the National Security Council. She served under both the Bush and Obama Administrations and was responsible for Nuclear Cooperative Threat Reduction programs, the Nuclear Security Summit, the President's four year effort to secure vulnerable nuclear materials, international nuclear energy policy and bilateral nuclear security and trade agreements.