Experts & Staff

WRI brings together more than 1,700 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

AFR100 Manager, WRI Africa

Prince Baraka Lucungu

Forest Policy and Community Forestry Advisor, Democratic Republic of Congo

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

Congo Bassin Coordinator, Open Timber Portal, Congo Basin

Achille Djeagou Tchoffo

Beakal Fasil

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

Beakal Fasil

Catlyne Haddaoui

Research Manager, National Climate Action

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

Micheline Khan

Program Associate, Ocean Program

Micheline Khan

Jonas Lunanga

Grants & Finance Associate, Forest Legality, WRI Africa

Jonas Lunanga

Isere Ormille Mafodjui Fosso

Central Africa Finance and Administration Manager

Isere Ormille Mafodjui Fosso

Joseph Mangouende

National Technical Assistant, Republic of Congo

Joseph Mangouende

Tshims Mbala

Driver and Logistics Assistant, DRC Office

Gilbert Muvunankiko

Communications Specialist II, Global Restoration Initiative

Person default

Kevin Nfor

Technical Assistant, Central Africa Forest Initiative

Klara Nilsson

Communications Associate, Food and Land Use Coalition

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

Stevanche Nzingoula Loufouma

Serge Rafanoharana

Remote Sensing & Database Manager, Madagascar Program

Serge Rafanoharana

Andry Rasamuel

IT & Communications Officer, Madagascar Program

Andry Rasamuel

Guy Shemisi

Accountant, Central Africa Forest Initiative

Guy Shemisi

Yulia Stange

Senior Manager, Global Alliance to End Environmental Crime

Yulia Stange

Sebastian Sterl

Senior Researcher, Clean Energy Transitions, WRI Africa

Sebastian Sterl

Laura Vary

Chief of Party, USAID Forest Data Partnership

Hellen Wanjohi-Opil

Resilience African Cities Lead, WRI Africa

Hellen Wanjohi-Opil

Lucienne Wilmé

National Coordinator, Madagascar Program

Person default

This website uses cookies to provide you with an improved user experience. By continuing to browse this site, you consent to the use of cookies and similar technologies. For further details please visit our

privacy policy