John Stewart
Director of Policy and Research, Canadian Nuclear Association

John Stewart is the Canadian Nuclear Association’s Director of Policy and Research, and also chairs the Policy Committee of the Canada’s National Electricity Roundtable.  His main policy interests are maximizing nuclear’s contribution to GHG reductions, building Canada’s nuclear innovation agenda, and global nuclear security.  A Canadian citizen, John worked as senior economist with the U.S. Department of State at the U.S. Embassy in Ottawa from 1990 to 2010, focused principally on energy, trade policy, and macroeconomics.  He was a member of a Climate Outreach Team that in 2006 received a Superior Honor Award for effectively communicating U.S. foreign policy on the environment and climate change