State Department Appoints Former Diplomat Amos Hochstein to Energy Security Advisory Role

State Department Appoints Former Diplomat Amos Hochstein to Energy Security Advisory Role
Amos Hochstein Senior Adviser State Department

Amos Hochstein, a former diplomat and executive at a natural gas company, has been appointed senior adviser for Energy Security at the State Department.

He will be responsible for implementing risk reduction measures in connection with the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline system that links Russia to Germany through the Baltic Sea as the U.S. aims to establish an integrated strategy to help secure the global energy supply chain, the State Department said Tuesday.

Hochstein previously served as an executive vice president at Houston-based Tellurian, where he led marketing of liquefied natural gas to Asia, the Middle East, South America and Europe.

His career also included time as deputy assistant secretary for energy diplomacy at the State Department, EVP of international operations at Cassidy & Associates and policy and staff director at the House Foreign Affairs Committee.

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