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Cato Koole

Cato Koole

  • Climate Aligned Industries

Cato Koole is an associate in the Breakthrough Technologies program at RMI, where she works on advancing the deployment of new technologies, like green hydrogen, in hard-to-abate sectors.


Before joining RMI, Cato worked as consultant for NewForesight. NewForesight is a strategic consultancy firm, specializing in driving innovation and accelerating systems change across sectors worldwide, with expertise in establishing and facilitating leadership coalitions and setting-up change platforms.

Prior to NewForesight, Cato worked as an independent consultant for innovative sustainability initiatives with high systemic change potential, such as Follow This. Follow This is a shareholders’ initiative working to align oil majors’ emission targets with the goals of the Paris Agreement through shareholder resolutions.


BA, Fine Arts, Royal Academy of Art, The Hague


Boulder, CO

Authored Works

COP26 Made Clear That the World Is Ready for Green Hydrogen

After the recent COP26 climate conference in Glasgow, COP26 President Alok Sharma said that “we have kept 1.5°C within reach, but its pulse is weak.” The progress of green hydrogen is one of the developments keeping that pulse alive. Green hydrogen is an innovation that is essential for decarbonization of…