Damian Bednarz

Managing Director

Damian Bednarz leads the Attentive Energy team and is responsible for managing day-to-day operations and resources of Attentive Energy to implement its business and project development strategies across multiple markets. Damian also serves as Attentive Energy’s primary external representative on all public affairs, which includes community engagement, strategic communications, and government affairs.

After a decade in clean energy advocacy, Damian joined Attentive Energy as it set out to build clean energy entities from the ground up across the US, especially the once in a generation opportunity that comes from offshore wind.

Prior to joining Attentive Energy, Damian managed a diverse clean energy and climate portfolio at Kivvit, a nationally ranked public affairs and strategic communications firm. Damian also served in several senior leadership roles at the US Department of Energy, including chief of staff for the Office of International Affairs and White House Liaison.

Damian was a Fulbright scholar in Warsaw, Poland, where he researched Polish political parties. He holds an M.A. in diplomacy and international relations from Seton Hall University and a B.A. in political science from Marist College.