John Finnegan

Principal Officer, Department of Environment Climate and Communications

John Finnegan is a Principal Officer in the Department of Environment, Climate and Communications. He works in the Energy Division of the Department and is responsible for Energy Networks and Systems, including the development of an integrated hydrogen strategy. John’s function is also responsible for policy oversight of the electricity grid and related issues such as storage policy and planning future reinforcement of the network. He has a background in finance and economics and was an economic consultant on infrastructure issues before joining the Civil Service.