Christina Pastoria

Christina Pastoria

Senior Associate
  • Climate-Aligned Industries

Christina is a senior associate with the Climate-Aligned Industries Program, providing support for RMI’s efforts to catalyze the clean hydrogen economy. She focuses on promoting hydrogen hubs and building knowledge about clean hydrogen.


Prior to joining RMI, Christina worked as a graduate student researcher, exploring the intersection of legacy sediment contamination and systematic underinvestment in infrastructure in marginalized communities in Detroit. As a graduate student, she also gained experience with carbon accounting in the aluminum industry.

Before graduate school, Christina worked as an economic analyst with the State of Michigan’s Office of the Great Lakes for nearly four years. Her work focused on demonstrating the socioeconomic value of environmental restoration and pollution remediation. She also supported efforts to revitalize Michigan’s economy through investment in water resources.


MS, Environment and Sustainability, Sustainable Systems, University of Michigan
MA, Applied Economics, University of Michigan
BS, Economics, Michigan State University
BA, International Relations, Michigan State University