Kurt Kargou

Kurt Kargou

  • Climate-Aligned Industries

Kurt is a manager in RMI’s Climate-Aligned Industries Program focused on industrial decarbonization across the value chain of the world’s highest-emitting heavy industry and transport sectors. His work at RMI includes developing clean industrial hubs in the US Gulf Coast.


Kurt started his career as a teacher and then worked at the systems-level, providing finance solutions for K-12 education. Following this, he funded and advised a portfolio of growth-stage social enterprises companies, including those working on the clean energy transition.


MBA, University of Chicago