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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94 Featured Experts

Program Experts & Staff

Ivy Murgor

Program Manager, Air Quality, WRI Africa Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Ivy Murgor

Bernadette Muteteri

Fund Manager, Circular Food Systems for Rwanda

Bernadette Muteteri.

Victor Muthumbi

Coordinator, Land Accelerator Africa

Victor Muthumbi.

Gilbert Muvunankiko

Communications Manager, Restoration, WRI Africa

Gilbert Muvunankiko

George Mwaniki

Head of Air Quality, WRI Africa

George Mwaniki

Nadia Shah Naidoo

Senior Associate, Integrated Climate Action

Nadia Shah Naidoo

Lilian Nasande

Grants and Finance Specialist

Lilian Nasande

Jackson Ndera

Portfolio Specialist for Lake Kivu and Rusizi River Basin, TerraFund for AFR100, WRI Africa

Jackson Ndera.

Simon Muriithi Ndoria

P4G Regional Investment Manager Africa

Simon Muriithe Ndoria

Peter Ndunda

Senior Associate, AFR100, Global Restoration Initiative

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Adugna Nemera

Senior Associate, Energy Access Finance, WRI Africa

Adugna Nemera

Kevin Nfor Ntani

GIS Associate, TerraMatch, Cameroon

Lawrence Ng'ang'a

AFR100 Restoration Monitoring Associate, WRI Africa

Lawrence Eric Ng'ang'a

Patrick James Njakani Okoko

Governance and Civil Society Support Lead

Patrick James Njakani Okoko

Caroline Njiru

Greater Rift Valley Landscape Manager, WRI Africa

Caroline Njiru.

Caroline Njoroge

Finance Manager (Maternity cover)

Caroline Njoroge

David Njugi

Program Specialist, Productive Use of Renewable Energy (PURE), WRI Africa

David Njugi.

Joelle Nkosi Boeli

Legal and Partnerships Officer, Democratic Republic of Congo

Teodyl Nkuintchua

Congo Basin Strategy and Engagement Leader

Emmanuel Nkusi

Planning, Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Specialist, Green Accountability Initiative

Emmanuel Nkusi

Peter Ntaganda

Restore Local Program Manager, Lake Kivu and Rusizi River Basin Landscape Rwanda-Burundi-DRC

Peter Ntaganda.

Jean Marie Ntakirutimana

Portfolio Specialist, TerraFund for AFR100, Global Restoration Initiative, WRI Africa

Ntakirutimana Jean-Marie.

Joan Nthiga

Engagement and Communications Specialist, WRI Africa

Joan Nthiga.

Tina Nyunga

Project Assistant, Circular Food Systems for Rwanda

Tina Nyunga.

Apollonia Grace Ochieng

Grants Manager, P4G

Apollonia Grace Ochieng.

Duncan Okowa

Research Associate, Restoration Policy Accelerator

Duncan Okowa.

Michael Orang'i Onchabo

Director, Food and Land Use Coalition, Kenya

Michael Orang'i Onchabo.

Susan Onyango

Communications and Engagement Director, Africa

Susan Onyango.

Victor T. Otieno

Research Associate Energy Access, WRI Africa

Victor T. Otieno.

Maurice Owiti

NCE Economist, WRI Africa

Maurice Owiti.

Daniel Kwaku Owusu

Data Quality Analyst Ghana Cocoa Belt

Danial Kwaku Owusu

Serge Rafanoharana

Remote Sensing & Database Manager, Madagascar Program

Serge Rafanoharana

Andry Rasamuel

IT & Communications Officer, Madagascar Program

Andry Rasamuel

Melanie Robinson

Global Climate, Economics and Finance Program Director, WRI Africa

Melanie Robinson.

Douglas Ronoh

GIS Analyst, Energy Access Explorer

Douglas Ronoh

Yigremachew Seyoum Lemma

Research Associate II

Yigremachew Seyoum Lemma.

Semere Jelalu Shafi

Urban Mobility Analyst, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities, WRI Africa

Semere Jelalu Shafi.

John Shema

Grants And Contracts Associate

John Shema

Rebekah Shirley

Deputy Director, WRI Africa

Rebekah Shirley.

Sebastian Sterl

Senior Researcher, Clean Energy Transitions, WRI Africa

Sebastian Sterl