Team Kivvit

Damian Bednarz
Damian Bednarz General Manager
New York
New York

Damian Bednarz

Damian provides creative and strategic solutions through a variety of services for Kivvit’s clients.  Damian specializes in energy & environment, technology start-ups and international issues.

Prior to joining Kivvit, Damian served at the U.S. Department of Energy as the chief of staff for the Office of International Affairs. While at the Department, Damian advised the Secretary of Energy and senior leadership on international energy policy, coordinated strategic initiatives and advanced U.S. industry objectives overseas. During his tenure, he was awarded the Gold Cross of Merit by the Republic of Poland for building a stronger relationship on energy and climate cooperation. Before Energy, Damian spent two years working on digital strategy and communications with the Obama for America campaign. Throughout his career he has consistently worked at the intersection of policy development, management and public affairs.  

Damian is a graduate of Marist College (B.A.) and Seton Hall University (M.A.) and conducted independent research on Polish political parties as a Fulbright Scholar. Damian is a term member with the Council on Foreign Relations.