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Tyeler Matsuo

Senior Associate
  • Climate Aligned Industries
  • Climate-Aligned Finance

Tyeler is a Senior Associate with the Climate-Aligned Industries team and Lead on Oil & Gas Finance for RMI’s Center for Climate-Aligned Finance.


Prior to joining RMI, Tyeler received her PhD from ETH Zurich, with her dissertation focusing on national policies that align low-carbon energy and development goals. Alongside her PhD, she also worked with the World Bank’s Energy & Extractives Global Practice, where she supported renewable electricity lending and technical assistance projects. Before her PhD, Tyeler also worked for a climate policy consultancy and a green energy engineering, procurement, and construction firm.


PhD, Energy Policy, ETH Zurich

MSc, Energy Science & Technology, ETH Zurich

BEng, Mechanical Engineering, McGill University

Authored Works

How Private Finance is Moving the Needle on Climate Action

New York City is abuzz with Climate Week, with hundreds of events showcasing climate action, report releases, new partnerships, and ambitious commitments. Adding to the buzz is the Climate Finance Leadership Initiative (CFLI), a private-sector-led initiative formed by Michael Bloomberg and chief executives from seven major private-sector institutions. This…