Nathaniel Buescher

Nathaniel Buescher

Senior Associate
  • Global South

Nathaniel is a senior associate with RMI’s Global South Program. His work in the Caribbean focuses on scaling clean-energy solutions to critical facilities in Puerto Rico through blended finance and federal funding. In Southeast Asia, his work focuses on grid transformation and clean energy transition.


Before joining RMI full-time, Nathaniel completed a Schneider Fellowship in RMI’s Africa Energy Program, where he developed a methodology for prioritizing and grouping project sites for distributed energy resources for a Nigerian electricity utility. Prior to RMI, Nathaniel worked as a program manager at Microsoft, where he streamlined manual workflow to reduce Azure’s time-to-market and deploy mission-critical cloud computing infrastructure globally. During his time at Microsoft, his team launched datacenters across North America, Europe, and Africa. After his stint with Microsoft, Nathaniel completed graduate studies focused on infrastructure project development and global project finance of electrical grids. ​


MS, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Sustainable Design & Construction, Stanford University​

BS, Civil Engineering, Stanford University

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