Experts & Staff

WRI brings together 1,400 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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144 Featured Experts

Leadership

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Stientje van Veldhoven

Vice President and Regional Director for Europe

Stientje van Veldhoven
Leadership

Elizabeth Farina

Executive Director, WRI Brasil 

Elizabeth Ferina
Leadership

Kristian Teleki

Global Director, Ocean Program

Kristian Teleki

Program Experts & Staff

Debbie Adeusi

Executive Assistant, WRI London

Cristina Albuquerque

Urban Mobility Manager

Cristina Albuquerque

Julio Alves

Research Analyst, Forests Program, WRI Brasil

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Volha Artsiukh

Operations Associate, Global Food and Land-Use Coalition, WRI Europe

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Becky Atkins

Product Manager, Ocean Watch

Nanda Aung

Associate, Corporate Water Stewardship

Nanda Aung

Laura Azeredo

Urban Development Analyst, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Laura Azeredo

Jonathan Baines

Ocean Data Manager, Sustainable Ocean Initiative

Leonardo Barbosa

Geoprocessing Assistant, 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

Pandora Batra

Strategic Engagement & Partnerships Manager, Coalition for Urban Transitions

Karla Battistella

Operations Director, WRI Brasil

Karla Battistella

Romeo Bertolini

Deputy Director, Head of Bonn office, NDC Partnership

Luana Betti

Urban Economics Coordinator, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Cynthia Blank

Urban Mobility Intern, WRI Brasil Sustainable Cities

Cristina Bodas

Communications Manager, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

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Selma Bombachini

Executive Secretary, WRI Brasil

Clare Brennan

Operations and Events Manager, Sustainable Ocean Initiative

Emer Byrne

Talent Acquisition Coordinator

Emer Byrne

Lara Caccia

Urban Development Specialist, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Bruno Calixto

Communications Specialist, WRI Brasil

Bruno Calixto

Paulo Camuri

Senior Economist, Climate Program, WRI Brasil

Paulo Camuri

Shabana Charaniya

Fundraising Manager, Food and Water Programme

Shabana Charaniya

Fernando Correa

Communications Analyst, WRI Brasil

Henrique Corsi

Administrative Analyst, WRI Brasil

Felipe da Rocha

Urban Economics Analyst, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

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Mario Daud Neto

G&C Analyst, WRI Brasil

Mario Daud Neto

Luiza Oliveira

Urban Development Coordinator, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Janneke de Vries

Director European Partnerships and Head of the Europe regional Office in The Hague

Helen Ding

Environmental Economist

Lucia Duran Aguado

Operations Coordinator, WRI Europe

Henrique Evers

Urban Development Manager, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Luciana Alves

Restoration Specialist

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Bruno Felin

Communications Specialist, WRI Brasil

Rafael Feltran-Barbieri

Senior Economist, WRI Brasil

Rafael Feltran-Barbieri

Tyler Ferdinand

Agricultural Resilience Associate, Climate Resilience Practice

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