Kimberly Gencur Svaty serves as an advisor to Grid United and is a recognized subject matter expert and thought leader on energy and water issues across the country. Currently, Kimberly is the Principal and Founder of Gencur Svaty Public Affairs, where she implements government relations, public affairs, and community outreach strategies for clients ranging from Fortune 5 to Fortune 100 companies.
Prior to Gencur Svaty Public Affairs, Kimberly staffed the Chairman of the U.S. House Ways and Means Committee in Congress, and she recently completed her two-year term as the Board Chairman of Harvesters, the Community Food Network that works to end hunger by distributing food in its 26-county region. Kimberly has also served on the Board of Directors for the American Wind Energy Association and has been featured on “Years of Living Dangerously” and a recent multi-part Frontline documentary on energy policy in Kansas.
Kimberly has an MA in International Studies from the Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas and is currently a Ph.D. candidate in International Relations with a focus on the intersections of energy, water and foreign policy.