Kristian Bodek is a Director at National Grid Partners investing in energy and climate-related startups. He is also responsible for the NGP fund portfolio, which includes adding financial and strategic value via co-investments and portfolio company engagements with National Grid business units. Kristian has 15+ years’ experience working at the interface of energy technology, markets, and innovation.
Previously, Kristian was a senior member of the power practice at IHS Markit (now a part of S&P Global), a research and advisory firm. He led techno-economic, market fundamentals, and policy analyses on a range of topics spanning generating technology cost and performance to electricity demand forecasting. While at IHS Markit he also developed and chaired the CERAWeek Energy Innovation Pioneers program, a platform for introducing established companies to innovative startup companies working across the energy value chain.
Kristian holds a B.S. in Physics from Bates College, M.S. degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Technology & Policy from MIT, and currently serves as a Kauffman Fellow.