Eve Hanson

Eve Hanson

Eve is a former industrials sector lead with Third Derivative. A collaboration of RMI and New Energy Nexus, Third Derivative is an ecosystem accelerator for climate innovation. Eve led diligence, investments, and research for Third Derivative’s materials and chemistry-oriented startups.


Eve has over a decade of experience spanning business strategy, analytics, and new materials development and deployment. Most recently, she founded, built, and led the corporate engagement team at Silicon Valley startup Citrine Informatics, partnering with C-suite global industrial executives to deploy AI to accelerate their R&D efforts. An active member of the climate tech ecosystem, she has served as an advisor to battery and AI startups and supported venture capital diligence efforts. Eve started her career as a business consultant at Applied Predictive Technologies, an analytics startup acquired by Mastercard for $600 million.


PhD, Materials Science and Engineering, Northwestern University
BA, Chemistry, magna cum laude, Princeton University