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.

Program Experts & Staff

Brian Chitala

Investment Specialist

Brian Chitala

Samuel Kabiru

Manager, The Land Accelerator, WRI Africa

Samuel Kabiru

Jonas Lunanga

Grants & Finance Associate, Forest Legality, WRI Africa

Jonas Lunanga

Tshims Mbala

Driver and Logistics Assistant, DRC Office

Sonny Mumbunan

Lead Environmental Economist, WRI Indonesia

Sonny Mumbunan

Christine Muthee

Air Quality Analyst, WRI Africa

Christine Muthee

George Mwaniki

Head of Air Quality, WRI Africa

George Mwaniki

Peter Ndunda

Senior Associate, AFR100, Global Restoration Initiative

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Lawrence Ng'ang'a

AFR100 Restoration Monitoring Associate, WRI Africa

Lawrence Eric Ng'ang'a

Maurice Owiti

NCE Economist, WRI Africa

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Douglas Ronoh

GIS Analyst, Energy Access Explorer

Douglas Ronoh

Guy Shemisi

Accountant, Central Africa Forest Initiative

Guy Shemisi

Hellen Wanjohi-Opil

Resilience African Cities Lead, WRI Africa

Hellen Wanjohi-Opil

Arief Wijaya

Forest, Climate And The Oceans Senior Manager, WRI Indonesia

Arief Wijaya

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