Kelly Wu

Kelly Wu

  • Climate-Aligned Industries

Kelly is an associate in RMI’s Climate-Aligned Industries Program, working on decarbonizing the global cement and concrete industry. She focuses on the quantitative analysis of identified decarbonization levers and policies.


Prior to joining RMI, Kelly completed her master’s in Global Affairs through the Schwarzman Scholars Program in China, with a research focus on heavy industry decarbonization. She also conducted research on green hydrogen cost targets and chemical industry circularization while at MIT. Kelly’s industry experience includes working with a European renewables developer, green investment bank, and chemicals major. Outside of work, she enjoys ultimate frisbee, nature walks, and thinking deeply.


MA, Global Affairs, Tsinghua University
BS, Chemical Engineering, MIT