Damian Beauchamp

President and Chief Development Officer
Damian is the President and Chief Development Officer at 8 Rivers. Through his career he has developed an expertise in CCUS related project and technology development. Damian is also the co-founder and President of Coyote Clean Power, LLC and a member of the NET Power Board of Directors. In 2020, he was a co-author of the US National Petroleum Council’s comprehensive CCUS report Meeting the Dual Challenge A Roadmap to At-Scale Deployment of CCUS, which was commissioned by Former US Secretary of Energy Rick Perry and lead by NPC. Previously, he started two companies for which he has been featured in Forbes and Fortune, while also having received several entrepreneurial awards along the way. Additionally, his work in field of chemistry has been published and/or featured Nature Chemistry, Journal of the American Chemical Society, Angewandte Chemie, and Chemical & Engineering News. Damian holds a master’s degree in chemistry from The Ohio State University during which time he was awarded the Future Leader in Chemistry Award from a division of the American Chemical Society and the won the Clean Energy Business Plan Prize from the US DOE. His bachelor’s degree in chemistry was earned at Kent State University.