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

Tsvetilena Bandakova

Program Manager, Nature Crime Alliance

Tsvetilena Bandakova

Valéria Blos

Senior Fundraising & Donor Relations Manager, WRI Brasil

Valéria Blos

Helen Ding

Senior Economist

Jefferson Ferreira-Ferreira

Senior Geoprocessing Specialist

Jefferson Ferreira

Suzanna Lund

Operations Director, WRI Brasil

Suzanna Lund

Sophie Mongalvy

Communications Manager, Food and Land Use Coalition

Sophie Mongalvy

Klara Nilsson

Senior Communications Associate, Food and Land Use Coalition

Alberto Pallecchi

Acting Director, WRI Faith and Sustainability

Francisco Minella Pasqual

Urban Mobility Analyst, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Francisco Pasqual

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