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.

878 Featured Experts

Program Experts & Staff

Anika Berger

Research Analyst, Global Forest Watch

Zola Berger-Schmitz

Target Validation Manager, Science Based Targets Initiative

Zola Berger-Schmitz

Irene Berman-Vaporis

Head of Communications, Systems Change Lab and Climate Watch

Irene Berman-Vaporis

Lelde Bernharde

Development Manager, Government and Multilateral Relations

Lelde Bernharde.

Kristin Berry

Knowledge and Learning Intern, NDC Partnership

Kristin Berry.

Luana P. Betti

Finance Specialist II, WRI Brasil

Luana Betti.

Luana Betti

Urban Economics Coordinator, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Luana Betti

Lisa Beyer

Urban Water Infrastructure Manager

Lisa Beyer.

Jake Billhorn

Financial Analysis Intern, Natural Infrastructure Initiative

Jake Billhorn

Baret Binatlı

Built Environment Manager, Urban Efficiency & Climate, WRI Türkiye

Baret Binatlı

Jamie Bindon

Enhancement Knowledge Specialist, NDC Partnership

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Clare Blackwell

Research Analyst II

Clare Blackwell

Steven Bland

Chief of Party, Clean Air Catalyst, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Steven Bland.

Stacy Blondin

Behavioral Science Associate

Valéria Blos

Senior Fundraising & Donor Relations Manager, WRI Brasil

Valéria Blos

Cristina Bodas

Communications Manager, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Cristina Bodas.

Anne Bordier

Director of Food Initiatives

Anne Bordier

Mariska Bottema

Blue Food Lead

Mariska Bottema.

Carter Brandon

Senior Fellow

Benjamin Bressette

Equity Framework Intern, Electric School Bus Initiative

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Mauricio Brito

Urban Development Analyst, WRI México

Gabriela Brooks

Grants & Finance Specialist, FOLU

Gabriela Brooks.

Abe Browne

Product Business Intern, Global Forest Watch

Abe Browne

Laura Bulbena Janer

Manager, Cities4Forests, WRI Colombia

Laura Bulbena Janer.

Raquel Burke

Operations Manager, Global Climate and Economics Programs

David Burns

Natural Climate Solutions Policy Lead

David Burns

Logan Byers

Data and Technology Community Manager, Data Lab

Logan Byers

Emer Byrne

Senior Talent Acquisition Associate

Emer Byrne

Zachary Byrum

Associate II, Carbon Removal and Industrial Decarbonization

Zachary Byrum.

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

Luiz Calado

Strategic Solutions & Engagement Specialist for Latin America, Global Forest Watch

Molly Caldwell

Associate, Sustainable Finance Center

Mollly Caldwell

Vatia Caldwell

Human Resources Manager

Vatia Caldwell.

Grace Canfield

Senior Product Manager, Data Lab

Grace Canfield.

Daniel Cano Gomez

Project Coordinator, Road Safety

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Sheela Cao

Social Media and Digital Marketing Manager, Climate

Sheela Cao.

Beatriz Cardenas

Air Quality Director, WRI Mexico

Cari Longman

Senior Manager of Communications for Individual Giving

Cari Longman.

Willy Carlsen

Industrial Innovation Intern

Willy Carlsen.
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