Principal – Global Climate Finance

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There is an exciting opportuinty for a Principal – Global Climate Finance at Rocky Mountain Institute. The role is based in Boulder, Colorado or Washington, D.C.

This Principal will supervise the build-out of several strategic initiatives as well as the program’s thought leadership work. Global Climate Finance initiatives include the establishment of green investment banks in advanced emerging markets; creating a network of climate finance investment bankers for the least developed and most vulnerable countries; piloting national climate auctions; mapping out strategies for the orderly exit of capital tied up in coal-fired electricity assets; and helping financial institutions implement holistic Paris-aligned portfolio management that can accelerate global capital stock transformation. The program also provides cross-cutting financial expertise to other RMI programs. The ideal candidate will help to shape both the content of our work as well as our fundraising efforts, meeting both longer-term strategic goals and shorter-term commitments to donors and partners. 

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about rocky mountain institute

Rocky Mountain Institute is an independent, nonpartisan nonprofit cofounded in 1982 by Amory Lovins, RMI’s chairman emeritus and chief scientist. RMI now has approximately 190 full-time staff, annual operations of $50 million, and a global reach and reputation. The organization has grown about 25% per year over the last five years. In 2014, Carbon War Room merged with and now operates as part of RMI.

The firm is a non-profit organization; its mission is to accelerate the global energy transition towards a clean prosperous and secure low carbon future. Most of RMIs work is focused on the shift away from fossil fuels to efficiency and renewables using market-based, business-lead solutions. RMI understands that profit does not have to be pitted against our planet, and that the energy transition can be made economically and made now, regardless of the policy environment. RMI is non-partisan and independent, and works with existing and new technologies to improve everything connected to our energy system—from how businesses and governments produce and use power, to how we live and work. RMI boldly tackles the toughest long-term problems—challenges often ignored by those held to short-term results. Visit for more.

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Rocky Mountain Institute


Principal – Global Climate Finance


Monday 20th May 2019


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