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Becky Marshall

Chief of Staff

Becky Marshall previously served as senior director and chief of staff for environment initiatives at the Pew Charitable Trusts. Reporting to the executive vice president and a member of the...

Amy Ching

Governance Intern

Amy is a Governance Center intern and is currently working on projects for the Environmental Democracy Practice (EDP) and Land and Resources Rights (LRR) initiatives. She helps conduct research on...

Marc Parren

Central Africa Regional Coordinator

Marc Parren is the Central Africa Regional Coordinator for WRI’s Forest Program with a focus on managing the Global Forest Watch activities in the Republic of Congo (Brazzaville) and the...

Appie van de Rijt


Appie van de Rijt is WRI’s community forestry coordinator for the Strengthening Central African Environmental Management and Policy Support program. He works to coordinate the finalization of the...

Rutger Willem Hofste

Research Analyst

Rutger Hofste is a Research Analyst for WRI’s water team. His primary tasks include doing hydrological, GIS based analyses and improving the Aqueduct tool to impact and influence decision makers...

Free De Koning

Director, Natural Resource Governance

Free is Project Director, Governance of Forests. He works to coordinate projects around forest conservation and restoration. Key issues around forest governance include transparency, participation...

Sive Başaran

Urban Transport Projects Intern, EMBARQ Türkiye

Şive is an engineering intern at EMBARQ Türkiye. She is doing her internship on sustainable urban transport research, project planning, and implementation.

Şive participated in an AFS...

Kitty van der Heijden

Director, WRI Europe

Drs. Kitty van der Heijden is the Director of WRI’s Europe Office. She brings a distinguished diplomatic career with notable accomplishments in sustainable development and humanitarian aid to the...

Pieter Terpstra

Senior Associate, Vulnerability & Adaptation

Pieter Terpstra is a Senior Associate working for the WRI’s Vulnerability & Adaptation Initiative. His work focuses on adaptation finance and he also assists in supporting and expanding the...

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