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Kathleen Wight

Business Development Manager
  • Climate Intelligence

Kathleen Wight joined RMI in 2012 and leads External Engagement for RMI’s Climate Intelligence Program (CIP), working on solutions to reduce emissions in industrial and business value chains. Partnering with ambitious industry leaders and climate NGOs, CIP is creating market mechanisms to meet the growing demand for emissions transparency and low carbon products and services. Kathleen guides and facilitates funding, advisory and partnership opportunities with corporations and organizations interested in looking deeply into the data and insights necessary to inform business decisions around sustainability. RMI’s CIP focuses on supply chain emissions transparency and attribution, the development of standards for differentiated low-emissions products and services and aggregating and amplifying customer demand signals that can accelerate the flow of capital toward new technologies and low-emissions products and services.

Since 2019, Kathleen has led RMI’s Clean Skies for Tomorrow Demand Signal work, aimed at stimulating and scaling the production of sustainable aviation fuel as the most viable near-term solution for decarbonization of the aviation industry.

Background

Prior to moving to the Climate Intelligence program, Kathleen was RMI’s Manager of Executive Operations and managed the operational aspects of RMI’s leadership team and its CEO office, ensuring efficient and effective team results. Previous to that role, Kathleen served as the Executive Assistant to the CEO at RMI.

Education

BA in Political Science, University of Maine, Orono

Location

Boulder, CO

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