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.

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

1375 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

Moazzam Malik

Managing Director for Global Delivery

Moazzam Malik
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

Kevin Moss

Chief of Institutional Alignment

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Program Experts & Staff

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

Bashaa'ir Abul-Qasim

Help Desk Support Analyst

Bashaa'ir Abul-Qasim.

Alejandra Achury

Research Analyst, Electric School Bus Initiative, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Maria Alejandra Achury

Acoyani Adame

Program Analyst, Active Mobility

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Zablon Adane

Water Program Associate, WRI Africa

Zablon Adane

Nate Aden

Senior Associate

Claudia Adriazola-Steil

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

Alvin Adu-Asare

GIS Research Associate, WRI Africa

Alvin Adu Asare.

Teite Adukeh

Digital Communications and Marketing Specialist, Ocean Program

Teite Adukeh

Gemasakti Adzan

GIS Research Analyst, WRI Indonesia

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Tri Ana Affini

Project Operations Specialist, WRI Indonesia

Tri Ana Affini.

Alemayehu Agizew

GIS Analyst, Energy Access Explorer

Alemayehu Agizew.

Sonia Aguilar

Road Safety Coordinator, WRI México

Rebecca Aguilera

Executive Assistant, Secretariat of the High Ambition Coalition

Rebecca Aguilera.

Sofia Ahmed

Research Associate, WRI Africa

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Bhawna Ahuja

Manager, Climate Resilience Practice, WRI India

Bhawna Ahuja.

Kyla Aiuto

Scope 2 Manager, Greenhouse Gas Protocol

Kyla Aiuto

Ruchi Ajmera

Field Accountant, Global Operations

Beryl Ajwang

Food Loss and Waste Associate, WRI Africa

Beryl Ajwang.

Shazabe Akhtar

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

Shazabe Akhtar

Merve Akı Yaman

Senior Urban Mobility Manager, WRI Türkiye

Merve Aki

Yelena Akopian

Communications Manager, New Climate Economy

Natalia Akopian

Policy & Government Affairs Associate

Natalia Akopian.

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

Director, Global Electric Mobility, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Cristina Albuquerque

Christian Aldridge

Digital Technology Director

Sadof Alexander

Communications Manager, Cities4Forests

Sadof Alexander.

Mohammad Ali

Grants & Finance Specialist ll

Mohammad Ali.