shuyi li

Shuyi Li

  • China Program

Shuyi is a principal of the China Program’s Industry Decarbonization Initiative.


Shuyi joined RMI in 2018 and is a manager of the China Program’s Industry Decarbonization Initiative. She leads RMI’s work to support decarbonizing China’s heavy industry, covering the development of transition roadmaps for key industries such as steel, cement, petrochemicals and chemicals, and aluminum; use case and business model optimization for solutions including hydrogen, carbon capture storage and utilization, biomass utilization, and the circular economy.; and support for corporate carbon-neutrality strategies, plans, and pilots.

Before joining RMI, Shuyi worked for Beijing Industrial Designing & Researching Institute, where she participated in several consulting projects on industrial energy efficiency and low-carbon development to advise policies. She also served as an expert fellow for EDF Climate Corps to help over 60 suppliers of IKEA in China phase out coal and switch to clean energy. Shuyi has experience working with government, industry, business, and academia.


Bachelor of Environmental Engineering and Economics (dual degree), Tsinghua University
Master of Environmental Engineering, Tsinghua University
Master of International Energy and Environmental Management, Mines ParisTech


Beijing, China

Why I Love Working At RMI

“I am most proud and inspired to contribute towards a clean, prosperous and low-carbon future with a group of innovative people.”