Damali Harding

Principal and U.S. Program Director

Damali Harding is an expert in renewable energy and electric utilities. She has provided strategic advising to Duke Energy, National Grid and other major U.S. and international energy companies.

Before joining RAP, she worked for Oracle (formerly Opower), where she advised utilities on behavioral load shaping, customer engagement strategies and demand response management.

Previously, Harding served as executive director of The Energy Co-op, a member-owned nonprofit cooperative that provides renewable energy to thousands of homes and businesses in the greater Philadelphia area. She remains on the board of the cooperative.

Damali Harding also served as commercial director for Enviva LP, the world’s largest producer of industrial biomass to create clean renewable energy. She has also worked for IBM Global Business Management services and Deloitte Consulting as a strategy consultant focusing on operations.

Damali Harding is on the board of the American Association of Blacks in Energy and is a member of Women of Renewable Industries and Sustainable Energy. She is in frequent demand for speaking engagements on energy topics as well as strategic management, leadership development and community building.

She earned a Bachelor of Arts from Dartmouth College and a Master of Business Administration from Dartmouth’s Tuck School of Business. She is a proud member of Delta Sigma Theta sorority.