Thanh Ha is a manager with RMI’s Southeast Asia Energy Program, where she works with government agencies, utilities, civil society, and the private sector to advance the clean energy transition in the region.
Thanh is passionate about collaborating across teams and stakeholder groups to find and implement solutions to accelerate clean energy deployment in an environmentally and socially responsible manner.
Thanh has more than 11 years of experience in project development and management, and stakeholder engagement. She has worked on large-scale infrastructure projects and research and analytical projects in emerging markets. Thanh brings together a unique and well-rounded perspective from her regional knowledge combined with her experience in the energy industry and private, nonprofit, and public sectors.
Prior to joining RMI, Thanh worked at the Environmental, Natural Resources and Blue Economy Global Practice at the World Bank, where she focused on green growth and sustainability, climate finance, and environmental risk management. She worked with public sector clients to develop and implement climate and environmental projects, including a green-gray infrastructure project in Turkey and a clean heating technology project in North Macedonia. She managed environmental risk due diligence for a portfolio of infrastructure projects and worked across teams to mainstream climate change issues in project design. She also worked on multiple knowledge products, focusing on climate change, green growth, and green finance issues.
Thanh’s previous positions include partnership specialist at the Partnering for Green Growth Platform at the World Resources Institute, business development associate and project coordinator at The AES Corporation in Vietnam, and technical assistant at TH Corporation in Vietnam.
MSc, Environmental Science (Sustainable Development), Utrecht University; Utrecht Excellence Scholar
Fellowship in Global Trade & Development, Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey
BA, International Business & Philosophy, Westminster College; Davis United World College Scholar