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

Bernadette Arakwiye

Research Associate, Forest Program, WRI Africa

Prince Baraka Lucungu

Natural Resources Policy Expert

Prince Baraka Lucungu

Angel Cibemba

Communications Specialist Central and West Africa

Edward Davey

International Engagement Director, Food and Land Use Coalition; Co-Director, WRI UK

Edward Davey

Achille Djeagou Tchoffo

Technical Assistant OTP, Congo Basin

Beakal Fasil

Communications and Engagement Specialist, The New Climate Economy, WRI Africa

Catlyne Haddaoui

Global Research and Policy Manager, Coalition for Urban Transitions

Ben Hart

Research Associate, Sustainable Ocean Initiative

Leo Horn-Phathanothai

Head, WRI UK Office; and Director, Strategy and Partnerships, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Kendie Kenmoe

Technical Manager for Central and West Africa

Joseph Mangouende

National Technical Assistant, Republic of Congo

Tshims Mbala

Driver and Logistics Assistant, DRC Office

Jean Maurice Muneza

Regional Coordinator for Land Use Planning, Republic of Congo

Kevin Nfor

Technical Assistant, Central Africa Forest Initiative

Patrice Ngoy Lusambya

Central Africa Operations Manager

Joelle Nkosi Boeli

Natural Resource Governance Assistant, Democratic Republic of Congo

Teodyl Nkuintchua

Country Manager For The Republic Of Congo

Stevanche Nzingoula Loufouma

Technical Assistant, Republic of Congo

Serge Rafanoharana

Remote Sensing & Database Manager, Madagascar Program

Andry Rasamuel

IT & Communications Officer, Madagascar Program

Guy Shemisi

Accountant, Central Africa Forest Initiative

Carl Romann Tchissambou

Administrative and Financial Assistant

Laura Vary

Senior Manager, Madagascar Lead and Africa Liaison

Hellen Wanjohi-Opil

Resilience African Cities Lead, WRI Africa

Hellen Wanjohi-Opil

Lucienne Wilmé

National Coordinator, Madagascar Program

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