Dave Bend

Director, Partnerships

As Director, Partnerships at Breakthrough Energy, Dave helps craft and execute the organization’s partnership strategy. He has over 15 years in the energy industry including roles at Google, Opower, PG&E, and US EPA.

Dave has an MBA from UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business, a MS in Environmental Science and Policy from Johns Hopkins University, and graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Washington University in St. Louis.

Dave lives in the Washington, DC area. Outside of work you can find him hiking around the Chesapeake Bay region, playing with his pandemic puppy Roo, and encouraging his daughter to expand her musical horizons beyond the Moana soundtrack.