Winston Yau

Winston Yau

  • Climate-Aligned Industries

Winston is an associate with RMI’s Climate-Aligned Industries Program, supporting the decarbonization of the chemical and refining industries. He focuses on policy analysis and implementation as well as community engagement to accelerate the industry’s equitable decarbonization and a just transition.


Before RMI, Winston interned with Prime Impact Fund, where he assisted with due diligence of climate technology startups, developed an investment thesis on aviation decarbonization, and provided policy support. He has also worked with 15 climate technology startups through student projects and internships across battery recycling and zero-carbon cement.


BA, Physics, Public Policy, Duke University