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John Stubbs is an Affiliate of Harvard University’s Berkman Klein Center. At BKC John works to connect BKC scholars and experts to policymakers in Washington, DC, and on issues related to international trade, in addition to supporting efforts to improve access to innovative medical technologies through the Global Access in Action initiative.

For fifteen years John was the Managing Partner of Romulus, a Washington, DC-based consulting firm focused on creating public/private partnerships to solve complex global challenges, particularly in emerging markets. From 2001-2007 John worked for the White House including as a senior advisor to the United States Trade Representative.

John is currently the CEO of Moveable Feast, a Napa, CA-based platform built by restaurant owners to better connect restaurants and their guests across America.

John is a board member of the Defending Democracy Together Institute, the National Foreign Trade Council Foundation, and the National Association of Urban Debate Leagues, a former Term Member of the Council on Foreign Relations, and a founding member of the Krewe du Kanaval, supporting the work of KANPE in Haiti and the Preservation Hall Foundation in New Orleans, where he also owns a restaurant, Jewel of the South, in the French Quarter.


Dec 1, 2014

Berkman Community Newcomers: John Stubbs

Meet Berkman fellow John Stubbs, a consultant and former staffer with the Office of the United States Trade Representative, who is researching transparency and international trade…


Apr 28, 2020 @ 12:00 PM

[Virtual] Borderless COVID-19, Restricted Vaccines

Video & Podcast: Assessing the global pricing of vaccines and treatments

Video & Podcast: Borderless Covid-19 confronts restricted vaccine

Jul 31, 2017 @ 12:00 PM

Trump's ‘America First’ Trade Agenda

What It Means for Access to Medicines

US foreign policy regulates, incentivizes and subsidizes access to medicines for patients around the world, from intellectual property protection and market access commitments in…

Nov 17, 2016 @ 1:00 PM

Transparency and Freedom of Information in the Digital Age

This symposium seeks to examine the present state of play with respect to transparency and freedom of information.