Chathu is a manager in RMI’s Climate-Aligned Industries Program. She manages the program’s work on scaling green hydrogen with a focus on steel decarbonization. Prior to this, she led initiatives to reduce emissions from the oil and gas sector, creating a global market mechanism for methane-emissions-certified gas (MiQ) and developing the first global sector transition strategy for the steel sector for MPP.
Before joining RMI, Chathu worked at Origin Energy, Australia’s largest energy provider, in the upstream environment, sustainability, and engineering business units. Her expertise covers environment and health risk, GHG profiling, and mitigation design.
MSc, Environmental Technology, Imperial College London
BEng, Environmental and Chemical Engineering, University of Queensland