David Malkin is the Director of Government Affairs and Policy for GE Digital Energy, a leading supplier of electric transmission and distribution technologies. He coordinates and directs Digital Energy’s global government relations portfolio, and is responsible for positioning GE as a trusted advisor to policymakers and regulators on a range of electricity issues. In the United States, David is active at both the Federal and State level on policy and regulatory matters related to grid modernization. He serves on the Board of Directors of the Demand Response and Smart Grid Coalition, and was among a select group of industry experts chosen to advise the Bipartisan Policy Center’s Initiative on Delivering Electric System Reliability and Clean Technology.
Previously, David led GE Energy’s Policy Center of Excellence, conducting political, regulatory and macroeconomic analysis in support of the global Government Affairs and Policy team.
Prior to joining GE, David worked for the U.S. Government as a defense and national security policy analyst. He also spent 5 years on active duty as an Army Intelligence Officer. David holds a Bachelor’s Degree in International Relations from the United States Military Academy at West Point, NY and a Master’s Degree in Public and International Affairs from Princeton University.