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.

Program Experts & Staff

Laura Azeredo

Urban Development Analyst, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Laura Azeredo

Tsvetilena Bandakova

Program Manager, Nature Crime Alliance

Tsvetilena Bandakova

Angela Bekkers

Head of Communications, WRI Europe

Angela Bekkers

Romeo Bertolini

Deputy Director, Head of Bonn office, NDC Partnership

Romeo Bertolini

Larissa Bitzcki

Economics and Urban Finance Intern, WRI Brasil

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Valéria Blos

Senior Fundraising & Donor Relations Manager, WRI Brasil

Valéria Blos

Emer Byrne

Talent Acquisition Coordinator

Emer Byrne

Imane Chafiq

Country Engagement Specialist

Imane Chafiq

Janneke de Vries

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

Janneke de Vries

Helen Ding

Senior Economist

Lucia Duran Aguado

Operations Coordinator, WRI Europe

Olaf Erenstein

Director Research Integrity, Food and Land Use Coalition (FOLU), WRI Europe

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Jefferson Ferreira-Ferreira

Senior Geoprocessing Specialist

Jefferson Ferreira

Alexandre Grassigny

Project Coordinator Outreach, NDC Partnership

Catlyne Haddaoui

Research Manager, National Climate Action

Micheline Khan

Program Associate, Ocean Program

Micheline Khan

Caroline Lesser

Director for International Cooperation

Caroline Lesser

Ramona Liberoff

Executive Director, PACE

Ramona Liberoff

Heyd Más

Program Manager, PACE

Caroline Medeiros Rocha Frasson

Climate Manager, WRI Brasil

Caroline Medeiros Rocha Frasson

Sophie Mongalvy

Communications Manager, Food and Land Use Coalition

Sophie Mongalvy

Débora Neves

Senior Financial Analyst, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Débora Neves

Alberto Pallecchi

Acting Director, WRI Faith and Sustainability

Francisco Minella Pasqual

Urban Mobility Analyst, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Francisco Pasqual

Sevdalina Rukanova

Head of Foundation Relations, Europe

Sevdalina Rukanova

Saif Shabou

Urban Data & Analytics Associate, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

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Yulia Stange

Senior Manager, Global Alliance to End Environmental Crime

Yulia Stange

Giuseppe Tesoriere

Urban and Regional Economist, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Giuseppe Tesoriere

Lourenço Valentini

Urban Mobility Intern

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Ke Wang

Program Lead, PACE