Jonathan Finer is Senior Vice President of Political Risk and Public Policy at Warburg Pincus LLC. From 2013 to 2017, Mr. Finer worked at the U.S. Department of State as Chief of Staff and Director of Policy Planning, having previously served as Deputy Chief of Staff for Policy. Prior to his work at the State Department, Mr. Finer spent four years in the Obama Administration, joining in 2009 as a White House fellow assigned to the Office of the Chief of Staff and the National Security Council Staff. He then served as Special Advisor for the Middle East and North Africa and Foreign Policy Speechwriter for Vice President Biden and later as Senior Advisor to Deputy National Security Advisor Antony Blinken. Currently, Mr. Finer also serves as Director of the International Refugee Assistance Project and is a member of Diplomacy Works' advisory board.
Read some of Mr. Finer's recent work:
- There Is a Way Forward on North Korea. Is Trump Up to It? – Bloomberg, 7/7/17
- Why Abandoning Paris Is a Disaster for America – Foreign Policy, 6/1/17
- Dear Senators: Push Back Against Iran, but Not at the Expense of the Nuclear Deal – Foreign Policy, 3/31/17