The Bureau of Economic, Energy, and Business Affairs (EEB) is a functional bureau of the U.S. Department of State. EEB is led by Assistant Secretary Jose W. Fernandez. EEB is the single agency of the Under Secretary for Economic, Business, and Agricultural Affairs. The mission of EEB is to promote economic security and prosperity at home and abroad. The function of EEB lies at the critical nexus of economic prosperity and national security. EEB is divided into seven areas such as Commercial and Business Affairs (EEB/CBA), Economic Policy Analysis and Public Diplomacy (EEB/EPPD), Energy, Sanctions and Commodities (EEB/ESC), International Communications and Information Policy (EEB/CIP), International Finance and Development (EEB/IFD), Trade Policy and Programs (EEB/TPP), and Transportation Affairs (EEB/TRA).