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

Pollyana Abreu

Urban Mobility Analyst, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

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Nate Aden

Senior Associate, Business Center

Camila Bellaver Alberti

Urban Development Analyst, WRI Brasil

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Cristina Albuquerque

Urban Mobility Manager

Cristina Albuquerque

Julio Alves

Research Analyst, Forests Program, WRI Brasil

Julio Alves

Laura Azeredo

Urban Development Analyst, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Laura Azeredo

Melissa Barbanell

Director, US-International Engagement

Melissa Barbanell

Leonardo Barbosa

Geoprocessing Analyst, WRI Brasil

Leonardo Barbosa

Mariana Barcelos

Urban Mobility Analyst, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Mariana Barcelos

Bruno Batista

Active Mobility Analyst, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Bruno Batista

Luana Betti

Urban Economics Coordinator, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Luana Betti

Larissa Bitzcki

Economics and Urban Finance Intern, WRI Brasil

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Cynthia Blank

Urban Mobility Assistant, WRI Brasil Sustainable Cities

Valéria Blos

Senior Fundraising & Donor Relations Manager, WRI Brasil

Valéria Blos

Selma Bombachini

Executive Secretary, WRI Brasil

Selma Bombachini

Henrique Cabral

Urban Mobility Analyst, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Henrique Cabral

Lara Caccia

Urban Development Specialist, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Lara Caccia

Bruno Calixto

Communications Specialist, WRI Brasil

Bruno Calixto

Paulo Camuri

Senior Economist, Climate Program, WRI Brasil

Paulo Camuri

Fernando Correa

Communications Analyst, WRI Brasil

Fernando Correa

Henrique Corsi

Administrative Analyst, WRI Brasil

Matthew Cronin

Project Coordinator II

Matthew Cronin

Alexander Dane

Senior Manager, Clean Energy Innovation & Partnerships

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Mario Daud Neto

G&C Analyst, WRI Brasil

Mario Daud Neto

Carrie Dellesky

Program and Outreach Manager, Carbon Removal and Industrial Innovation

Carrie Dellesky

Christopher M. Ede-Calton

Senior Engagement Manager, Land & Carbon Lab

Christopher M. Ede-Calton

Henrique Evers

Urban Development Manager, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Henrique Evers

Elizabeth Farina

Executive Director, WRI Brasil 

Elizabeth Ferina

Luciana Alves

Restoration Specialist

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John Feldmann

Research Analyst II, WRI United States

John Feldmann

Bruno Felin

Communications Specialist, WRI Brasil

Bruno Felin

Rafael Feltran-Barbieri

Senior Economist, WRI Brasil

Rafael Feltran-Barbieri

Lucas Ferreira

Financial Analyst, WRI Brasil

Jefferson Ferreira-Ferreira

Senior Geoprocessing Specialist

Jefferson Ferreira

Claudia Garcia

Administrative and Financial Manager, WRI Brasil

Claudia Garcia

Todd Gartner

Director, Cities4Forests and Natural Infrastructure

Carolina Genin

Climate Director, WRI Brasil

Tatsatom Gonçalves

Research Analyst II, Energy Program

Tatsatom Gonçalves

Thiago Guimarães

Senior Manager, Research, Data, and Innovation, WRI Brasil

Matt Herbert

Communications Manager, Climate Program, WRI US

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