Experts & Staff

WRI brings together 1,400 experts and other staff in working in seven programs: food, forests, water, energy, cities, climate and the ocean and four centers of excellence for business, economics, finance and equity. Our staff and researchers work globally to produce data-based solutions that generate real change on the ground.

Contact our media team to arrange an interview with any of our experts.

1187 Featured Experts

Global Executive Team

Global Executive Team

Ani Dasgupta

President & CEO

Ani Dasgupta
Global Executive Team

Craig Hanson

Managing Director, Programs

Craig Hanson
Global Executive Team

Adriana Lobo

Managing Director, Global Presence and National Action

Global Executive Team

Wanjira Mathai

Managing Director, Africa and Global Partnerships

Wanjira Mathai
Global Executive Team

Janet Ranganathan

Managing Director, Strategy, Learning and Results

Global Executive Team

Elizabeth Cook

Executive Vice President for Governance & Development

Global Executive Team

Stientje van Veldhoven

Vice President and Regional Director for Europe

Stientje van Veldhoven
Global Executive Team

Jocelyn Starzak

General Counsel

Global Executive Team

Kevin Moss

Chief of Institutional Alignment

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Program Experts & Staff

Ermias Abate Desta

Project Manager, Sustainable Agriculture, WRI Africa

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Pollyana Abreu

Urban Mobility Analyst, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

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Iman Abdulwassi Abubaker

Urban Mobility Project Manager, WRI Africa

Acoyani Adame

Program Analyst, Active Mobility

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Zablon Adane

Water Program Associate, WRI Africa

Zablon Adane

Nate Aden

Senior Associate, Business Center

Debbie Adeusi

Executive Assistant, WRI London

Ari Wijanarko Adipratomo

Program Coordinator For Low Carbon Development Initiative (LCDI), WRI Indonesia

Ari Wijanarko Adipratomo

Claudia Adriazola-Steil

Acting Director, Urban Mobility, and Director, Health & Road Safety, WRI Ross Center For Sustainable Cities

Teite Adukeh

Digital Communications and Marketing Specialist, Ocean Program

Teite Adukeh

Dean Affandi

Research, Data and Innovation (RDI) Senior Manager, WRI Indonesia

Dean Affandi

Varun Agarwal

Senior Project Associate, Climate, WRI India

Varun Agarwal

Avni Agarwal

Project Associate, Climate Program, WRI India

O.P. Agarwal

CEO, WRI India

O.P. Agarwal

Sonia Aguilar

Road Safety Coordinator, WRI México

Kirana Agustina

Engagement Officer For Global Plastic Action Partnership , WRI Indonesia

Sofia Ahmed

Research Associate, WRI Africa

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Ruchi Ajmera

Field Accountant, Global Operations

Beryl Ajwang

Research Analyst, Energy Access Program, WRI Africa

Shazabe Akhtar

Research Analyst, Air Quality, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Shazabe Akhtar

Merve Akı

Urban Mobility Manager, WRI Türkiye Sustainable Cities

Merve Aki

Yelena Akopian

Communications Manager, New Climate Economy

Natalia Akopian

Policy & Government Affairs Analyst

Jonathan Akpapunam

Development Operations Specialist

Natalia Alayza

Manager, Sustainable Finance Center

Natalia Alayza

Camila Bellaver Alberti

Urban Development Analyst, WRI Brasil

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Cristina Albuquerque

Urban Mobility Manager

Cristina Albuquerque

Christian Aldridge

Digital Technology Manager / Senior Web Developer

Selam Alebel

Operations Director, WRI Africa

Selam Alebel

Agerie Alemu

Program Coordinator, WRI Africa

Agerie Alemu

Sadof Alexander

Communications Specialist, Cities4Forests

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