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Alla Kamins

Senior Sustainability Associate

Alla Kamins joined WRI for one year on a detail from the Department of State. Alla is a Management Officer in the U.S. Foreign Service specializing in managing operations at U.S. Embassies...

Olena Terziiska

Accountant I

Olena (Elena) is an Accountant I at WRI. Her main focus is the Accounts Payable side at the accounting department. She handles the ACH payments, assist the accounting manager with Domestic and...

Donald Spencer

Global 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...

Liza Logounova

Consultant, Global Forest Watch

Liza Logounova is a consultant on the Global Forest Watch Commodities and Finance projects. In coordination with GFW Commodities and GFW Finance staff, Liza prepares technical requirements,...

Lucia Livak

Administrative Coordinator

Lucia is the Administrative Coordinator in WRI’s Global Climate Program, assisting Global Director Paula Caballero directly in her day-to-day tasks, as well as coordinating administrative tasks of...

Catherine Nakashidze

National GFW Coordinator in Georgia

Catherine (Katya) is the GFW Project National Coordinator for Georgia. She works to coordinate the team working on web portal, including data collection, inventory, assessment, verification,...

Dilyara Teshebayeva Austin

Finance and Operations Manager

Dilyara (Dilya) is the Finance and Operations Manager for the Communications Team. She started with WRI in July 2016.

Dilyara previously worked in the Public Affairs Section of the U.S....

Gereltuya Puntsagdash

Hubert H. Humphrey Fellow

Gereltuya Puntsagdash (Gerel) is Hubert H. Humphrey Fellow at Cornell University 2015-16 from Mongolia specializing in Environmental Policy, Climate Change and Natural Resources Management. She is...

Valeria Lvovna Gelman

Communications Specialist & Program Coordinator II, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Valeria Gelman is the Communications Specialist & Program Coordinator II at the WRI’s Ross Center for Sustainable Cities where she supports a diverse team of experts with project management...

Piotr Rozwalka

Intern, Land and Resource Rights

Piotr is an intern working with Governance Center and Economics Center. He works with economic analysis of secure community forest tenure. Piotr helps to identify what are the benefits and costs...


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