Experts & Staff

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61 Featured Experts



O.P. Agarwal

CEO, WRI India

O.P. Agarwal

Program Experts & Staff

Avni Agarwal

Project Associate, Climate Program, WRI India

Varun Agarwal

Senior Project Associate, Climate, WRI India

Varun Agarwal

Sripathi Anirudh

Project Associate, Energy Program, WRI India

Sripathi Anirudh

Dhawal Ashar

Senior Manager, Sustainable Cities and Transport, WRI India Sustainable Cities

Saransh Bajpai

Senior Manager, Climate Program, WRI India

Saransh Bajpai

Gagandeep Bajwa

Lead – Human Resources, WRI India

Subrata Chakrabarty

Senior Manager, Climate, WRI India

Radha Chanchani

Managing Associate, Research & Practice, WRI India Sustainable Cities

Purnanjali Chandra

Project Associate, Urban Water Resilience, WRI India Sustainable Cities

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Tanmoy Chatterjee

Senior Manager, Sustainable Landscape Restoration, WRI India

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Anupama Choudhary

Manager, Cognos BI Analyst/Financial Reports

Pulakesh Das

Senior Project Associate, WRI India

Dnyanada Deshpande

Strategy Head - Communications, WRI India

Ayesha Dinshaw

Manager, Climate Resilience, WRI India

Anamika Dutt

Manager, PMEL, Energy Program, WRI India

Anamika Dutt

Rohit Eswar

Training and Development Coordinator, WRI India

Chirag Gajjar

Head Subnational Climate Action, WRI India

Mrunmayee Godbole

Manager, Global Operations, WRI India

Vikas Guntur

Senior Associate, Operations, WRI India

Ashwini Hingne

Manager, Climate, WRI India

Bharath Jairaj

Director, Energy, WRI India

Meenakshi Kakar

Associate, Sustainable Landscapes & Restoration, WRI India

Sonal Karia

Finance Lead, Operations, WRI India

Ulka Kelkar

Director – Climate, WRI India

Jayahari KM

India Country Coordinator, Food and Land Use Coalition (FOLU); Associate Director, Sustainable Landscape & Restoration, WRI India

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Deepak Sriram Krishnan

Associate Director, Energy, WRI India

Vaisakh Suresh Kumar

Project Associate, Energy Program, WRI India

Vaisakh Suresh Kumar

Shweta Lamba

Project Associate, Sustainable Landscapes and Restoration, WRI India

Shweta Lamba

Srikant Mahanty

Senior Associate, Internal Communications

Sumedha Malaviya

Senior Manager, Energy Program, WRI India

Devika Malvankar

International HR Partner, WRI India

Tirthankar Mandal

Head, Energy Policy, WRI India

Tirthankar Mandal

Prerna Vijaykumar Mehta

Associate Director, Urban Development, WRI India Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

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Priyanka Mewal

SharePoint Administrator, Global Operations, WRI India


Manager, Energy, WRI India


Selva Ganesh Nadar

Accounting Associate, WRI India

Uttara Narayan

Manager, Energy, WRI India

Pooja Neharkar

Operations Associate, WRI India

Pooja Neharkar

Arun Panda

Senior Fellow, Climate Program, WRI India

Arun Panda

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