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Zihe Meng

Senior Associate
  • Global South

Zihe is a senior associate with RMI’s Africa Energy Program. She focuses on techno-economic analysis; business model design; pilot design and implementation to advance renewable energy solutions, including mini-grids; and productive use of energy in Ethiopia and Nigeria.


At RMI, Zihe also spent time on the China Program, collaborating with policymakers, researchers, and the private sector to support China’s power sector reform through analytics, strategic advisory, and thought leadership building. Prior to RMI, Zihe worked as a student consultant for FHI360, helping with its global project engagement and outreach. She also supported a SAP rollout project for Mercedes-Benz plants at Daimler.


Master of Engineering Management, Duke University
BSc, Mathematics and Applied Mathematics, Renmin University of China


Boulder, CO