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Michael Kozar

Climate Data Intern

Mike Kozar is the Climate Data Intern within the Climate Program.

Prior to arriving at WRI, Mike worked in education and development. He first taught high school chemistry, physics and...

Dean Affandi

Research Analyst, One Map Initiative

Dean is responsible for research outputs of the One Map Initiative at WRI Indonesia. He received his Ph.D. in Human Geography from Monash University, Australia (2017). His research interest is...

Zaid Thanawala

Low Carbon Modeling Intern

Zaid is a Low Carbon Modeling Intern in WRI's Climate Program. He assists in research and synthesis of materials, and in organizing, analyzing and presenting relevant data on models, scenarios,...

Donald Spencer

Grants and Contracts Director

Don Spencer is WRI’s Director of Grants and Contracts, administering a portfolio of grants and contracts funded by a wide variety of sponsors. His priorities include process improvement, risk...

Carin Hall

Design Production Manager

Carin is the Design Products Manager for WRI. She guides both knowledge products and any design-related needs through the production process, from scheduling a designer’s time to coordinating...

Christian Aldridge

Drupal Web Developer

Christian is the Web Developer for Communications. His work includes development, architecture and strategy for WRI’s global web presence.

His previous work was at George Washington...

Emily Schmidlin

Urban Development Intern

Emily is the Urban Development Intern in the Ross Center for Sustainable Cities. She will be writing a research paper on the societal and economic impacts of Transit-Oriented Development in...

Caryn Massey

Science Based Targets Initiative Intern

Caryn Massey is the Science-Based Targets & GHG Protocol Intern, with a joint appointment in the Climate Center and Business Center. Her primary research is in the scoping phase of a new...

Naomi Barker

Administrative Coordinator, NDC Partnership

Naomi is the Administrative Coordinator for the National Direct Contributions Partnership (NDC) Partnership at WRI. She works to coordinate the logistics, scheduling and planning, events, and...

Priyanka Mohanty

Intern, The New Climate Economy

Priyanka is the intern for the New Climate Economy.

Prior to WRI, she worked at Hamilton Place Strategies where she helped form advocacy strategies for energy businesses and at school, she...


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