Adam Aston

Adam Aston

Senior Director of Storytelling
  • Communications

Adam Aston is a climate communicator who, as RMI’s chief storyteller, unifies the journalist craft of storytelling with the analytical rigor of strategic marketing to elevate RMI’s visibility and impact.


As a business journalist, writer, and editor focused on energy and climate, Adam has worked at BusinessWeek, The Economist Group, The Guardian, GreenBiz, NRDC, and McKinsey & Co. As a creative leader, he co-founded T Brand Studio at The New York Times. He also spent a decade in Hong Kong covering Asian economics and business. Born in Pittsburgh, he lives in Brooklyn where he’s an avid cyclist, an aspiring yogi, and a once and future beekeeper.


BA, Princeton University.

Post grad course work: SOAS/University of London, MIT, Rice University, City University of New York (CUNY), UnionDocs.