Experts & Staff

WRI brings together nearly 1,800 staff and experts who are leaders in their fields. Their work spans topics such as food and land use, energy, cities, economics, finance, governance and more. Our staff and researchers work globally and in 12 focus countries to meet people’s essential needs, to protect and restore nature, and to stabilize the climate and build resilient communities.

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23 Featured Experts

Program Experts & Staff

César Avilés

Innovation Coordinator, WRI Mexico

Angela Bekkers

Head of Communications, WRI Europe

Angela Bekkers

Ondine Brent Eysseric

Executive Administrative Manager, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

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Emer Byrne

Senior Talent Acquisition Associate

Emer Byrne

Daniel Cano Gomez

Project Leader, Road Safety

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Imane Chafiq

Country Engagement Specialist

Imane Chafiq

Lucia Duran Aguado

Operations Coordinator, WRI Europe

Olaf Erenstein

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

Olaf Erenstein.

Ignacio Bernabe Galván

Water and Green Infrastructure Analyst

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Alexandre Grassigny

Project Coordinator Outreach, NDC Partnership

Catlyne Haddaoui

Research Manager, National Climate Action

Micheline Khan

Program Associate, Ocean Program

Micheline Khan

Caroline Lesser

Development Director, Government and Multilateral Relations

Caroline Lesser
Global Executive Team

Ramona Liberoff

Executive Director, PACE

Ramona Liberoff

Kar López

Editorial Coordinator, WRI México

Sophie Mongalvy

Communications Director, Food and Land Use Coalition

Sophie Mongalvy

Sevdalina Rukanova

Head of Foundation Relations, Europe

Sevdalina Rukanova

Nancy Sánchez

Product Specialist, Data Lab

Nancy Sanchez

Saif Shabou

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

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Yulia Stange

Director, Nature Crime Alliance

Yulia Stange

Maria Tattersfield

Forest Carbon Manager, WRI Mexico

Giuseppe Tesoriere

Urban and Regional Economist, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Giuseppe Tesoriere

Wessel van Eeden

Strategic Communications Manager, Restore Local

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