will atkinson

Will Atkinson

Senior Associate
  • Strategy Team

Will is a senior associate on RMI’s Strategy Team. In this role, he focuses on research, communications, and convening to accelerate climate and energy solutions that can provide rapid benefits, globally and locally.


Will’s past roles combined peer-reviewed research, media-ready communications, and partnership-driven policy work at the local and state levels. He most recently worked at MIT’s Research to Policy Engagement Initiative, producing research on climate change and air pollution scenarios while completing projects with environmental justice partners from Massachusetts to Micronesia. Other positions include work at the Massachusetts Office of Energy & Environmental Affairs, a research and communications role at the NGO Climate Central, and leadership of a volunteer team for the Princeton Climate Action Plan.


S.M., Technology and Policy Program, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
A.B., Geosciences, Princeton University