Robert “Hutch” Hutchinson
Managing Director for Research and Collaboration, Rocky Mountain Institute
Robert “Hutch” Hutchinson is the Managing Director for Research and Collaboration at Rocky Mountain Institute. He works across all RMI programmatic areas, with a special emphasis on the built environment and transportation. Prior to RMI, Mr. Hutchinson founded Pronghorn Ventures, a “clean-tech” venture fund centered in Colorado’s Front Range.
Previously, he spent almost 20 years with the Boston Consulting Group, holding leadership roles in the energy, industrial, and high-tech practices. Mr. Hutchinson spent about half of his BCG career overseas, especially in Latin America and Australasia, and helped establish several of BCG’s offices and practices. Before working at BCG, Mr. Hutchinson was a research engineer and program manager at DOE’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, focusing on energy conservation and renewable technology development.