Marty Pickett

Managing Director

Marty Pickett is a Managing Director, Trustee, and General Counsel of Rocky Mountain Institute, an entrepreneurial nonprofit “think-and-do tank” that drives the efficient and restorative use of resources. A 19-year veteran at RMI, Marty focuses on the Institute’s advancement in alliances, funding, and governance as well as general strategy and legal counsel.


Prior to joining RMI in 1998, Marty practiced land use planning and land use and real estate law in Denver and Aspen Colorado. She serves on the Advisory Board of the Center for the Environment at Catawba College in North Carolina, the international jury of the Dutch Postcode Lottery’s Green Challenge prize, and the People and Planet advisory board of IKEA.


Masters Degree in Community Development and Planning, College of Architecture and Planning, University of Colorado, Denver
JD in environmental law, University of Denver


Basalt, CO

Authored Works
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The Challenge of Judging the Green Challenge

At last week’s Green Challenge, the largest annual and international green business plan competition, hosted and funded by the Dutch Postcode Lottery, the jury was presented with five worthy finalists, chosen from nearly 400 entries from 57 countries.

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Celebrating Solutions: Thirty Years of RMI

Rocky Mountain Institute turns 30 this year—an important milestone for us. RMI has long been an essential voice and player in energy and resource efficiency. Today, green buildings, energy efficiency, and renewables are commonly recognized topics. In 1982? Not so much.

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Celebrating Visionary Partners

As Rocky Mountain Institute approaches its 30th anniversary in 2012, we are excited to join in celebrating other forward thinking, innovative organizations that share our commitment to the efficient and restorative use of our natural resources.