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.

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1192 Featured Experts

Program Experts & Staff

Ralien Bekkers

Senior Country Engagement Specialist, NDC Partnership

Abiyot Dagne Belay

Research Associate, WRI Africa

Hunter Bell

Project Coordinator, Financial Institutions

Hunter Bell

Anne-Marie Belley

Executive Assistant to the MD for Programs and MD for Strategy

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Molly Bergen

Communications Manager, Climate Program

Molly Bergen

Anika Berger

Research Analyst, Global Forest Watch

Zola Berger-Schmitz

Research Associate and Senior Target Analyst, Science-Based Target Initiative

Zola Berger-Schmitz

Irene Berman-Vaporis

Head of Communications, Systems Change Lab and Climate Watch

Irene Berman-Vaporis

Romeo Bertolini

Deputy Director, Head of Bonn office, NDC Partnership

Romeo Bertolini

Luana Betti

Urban Economics Coordinator, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Luana Betti

Lisa Beyer

Urban Water Infrastructure Manager

Preety Bhandari

Senior Advisor, Global Climate Program and the Finance Center

Preety Bhandari

Pankaj Bhatia

Acting Director, Climate; Global Director, GHG Protocol

Jake Billhorn

Financial Analysis Intern, Natural Infrastructure Initiative

Jake Billhorn

Baret Binatlı

Urban Coordinator, WRI Türkiye Sustainable Cities

Baret Binatlı

Jamie Bindon

Enhancement Knowledge Specialist, NDC Partnership

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Lori Bird

Director, US Energy Program and Polsky Chair for Renewable Energy

Lori Bird

Larissa Bitzcki

Economics and Urban Finance Intern, WRI Brasil

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Caroline Black

Research Analyst II, Water Program

Clare Blackwell

Research Analyst I

Clare Blackwell

Cynthia Blank

Urban Mobility Assistant, WRI Brasil Sustainable Cities

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

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Sophie Boehm

Research Associate II, Systems Change Lab

Tatiana Bogdanova

Junior Product Specialist, Global Forest Watch

Tatiana Bogdanova

Selma Bombachini

Executive Secretary, WRI Brasil

Selma Bombachini

Stephanie Borcea

Small Grants Fund Specialist, Global Forest Watch

Stephanie Borcea

Anne Bordier

Director, Sustainable Diets

Anne Bordier

Felipe Borja Diaz

Graduate Intern, International Climate Action

Felipe Borja Diaz

Sherrie Boyd

Digital Asset Management Intern

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Carter Brandon

Senior Fellow

John Brandt

Data Science Associate II

John Brandt

Clare Brennan

Operations and Events Manager, Sustainable Ocean Initiative

Benjamin Bressette

Equity Framework Intern, Electric School Bus Initiative

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Mauricio Brito

Urban Development Analyst, WRI México

Christine Broda-Bahm

Communications & Engagement Lead, WRI Ross Center Prize for Cities

Christine Broda-Bahm

Abe Browne

Product Business Intern, Global Forest Watch

Abe Browne

Elaina Bryan-Johnson

Operations & Finance Manager, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

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Jelena Bukin

Senior Accountant

Jelena Bukin