Experts & Staff

WRI brings together nearly 1,900 staff and experts who are leaders in their fields. Their work spans topics such as food and land use, energy, cities, economics, finance, governance and more. Our staff and researchers work globally and in 12 focus countries to meet people’s essential needs, to protect and restore nature, and to stabilize the climate and build resilient communities.

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145 Featured Experts

Program Experts & Staff

Fernanda Silva

Personnel Department Analyst, WRI Brasil
Fernanda Silva

Eduardo Siqueira

Urban Mobility Analyst, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Sebastian Sterl

Senior Researcher, Clean Energy Transitions, WRI Africa

Sebastian Sterl

Clara Strack

Urban Development Intern

Clara Strack.

Shiferaw Tafesse

Project Manager, Regenerative Agriculture Transition, WRI Africa

Shiferaw Tafesse.

Muluneh Tarekegn

Programs and Research Specialist, Water Program, WRI Africa

Muluneh Tarekegn

Alemakef Tassew

Urban Development Project Specialist, WRI Africa

Alemakef Tassew

Virginia Bergamaschi Tavares

Senior Urban Mobility Analyst, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Virginia Tavares

Gubignet Tekle

Finance and Administration Specialist, WRI Africa
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Guliver Terada

Senior Project Analyst, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Guliver Tarada.

Meron Tesfamichael

Director, Africa Energy

Meron Tesfamichael.

Berhanu Teshome

Finance, Accounting and Administration Manager, WRI Africa

Berhanu Teshome

Rita Tomilin

Project Manager, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Rita Tomilin

Mark Tonyemevor

Urban Mobility Analyst, WRI Africa Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Mark Tonyemevor

Vitor Tornello

Project Assistant, WRI Brasil

Vitor Tornello

Laio Toth Teixeira

Project Analyst, WRI Brasil

Laio Toth Teixeira

Assumpta Uzamukunda

Rwanda Restoration Research Associate

Assumpta Uzamukunda.

Lourenço Valentini

Urban Mobility Intern, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Lourenço Valentini.

Laura Vary

Chief of Party, USAID Forest Data Partnership

Wubanchi Tesso Wakoya

Urban Development Project Manager, WRI Africa

Wubanchi Tesso Wakoya

Hellen Wanjohi-Opil

Resilience African Cities Lead, WRI Africa

Hellen Wanjohi-Opil

Grace Wasem

Executive Assistant, WRI Brasil
Grace Wasem

Lucienne Wilmé

National Coordinator, Madagascar Program

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Kalkidan Wondimu

Communication and Engagement Specialist, FOLU Ethiopia

Kalkidan Wondimu

Tinebeb Yohannes

Research Associate, Water Program

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