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.

158 Featured Experts

Global Executive Team

Global Executive Team

Stientje van Veldhoven

Vice President and Regional Director for Europe

Stientje van Veldhoven

Program Experts & Staff

Pollyana Abreu

Urban Mobility Analyst, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

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Debbie Adeusi

Executive Assistant, WRI London

Teite Adukeh

Digital Communications and Marketing Specialist, Ocean Program

Teite Adukeh

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

Jenny Arthur

Head of Cool Food Membership Development

Jenny Arthur

Olga Artsiukh

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

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Oliver Ashford

Program Associate, Ocean Program

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Arooj Asif

Executive Assistant, Managing Director for Global Delivery

Arooj Asif

Becky Atkins

Product Manager, Research, Data and Innovation

Laura Azeredo

Urban Development Analyst, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Laura Azeredo

Courtnae Bailey

Associate, Adaptation Finance

Courtnae Bailey

Jon Baines

Research Associate, Sustainable Ocean Economies

Jon Baines

Jonathan Baines

Ocean Data Manager, Sustainable Ocean Initiative

Andreea Balan

Talent Acquisition Manager, WRI Europe

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Tsvetilena Bandakova

Program Manager, Nature Crime Alliance

Tsvetilena Bandakova

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

Pandora Batra

Strategic Engagement Manager, Climate Program / WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Angela Bekkers

Head of Communications, WRI Europe

Angela Bekkers

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

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

Cristina Bodas

Communications Manager, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

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Selma Bombachini

Executive Secretary, WRI Brasil

Selma Bombachini

Clare Brennan

Operations and Events Manager, Sustainable Ocean Initiative

Emer Byrne

Talent Acquisition Coordinator

Emer Byrne

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

Imane Chafiq

Country Engagement Specialist

Imane Chafiq

Shabana Charaniya

Fundraising Manager, Food and Water Programme

Shabana Charaniya

Fernando Correa

Communications Analyst, WRI Brasil

Fernando Correa

Henrique Corsi

Administrative Analyst, WRI Brasil