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.

Contact our media team to arrange an interview with any of our experts.



Li Fang

Country Director, WRI China


Dan Lashof

Director, WRI United States

Dan Lashof

Program Experts & Staff

Nate Aden

Senior Associate, Business Center

Celina Bonugli

Associate, Clean Energy Innovation

Elizabeth Bridgwater

Research Analyst

Greg Carlock

Manager, Climate Action & Data

Matthew Cronin

Project Coordinator II

Cynthia Cummis

Director of Private Sector Climate Mitigation

Tom Cyrs

Research Associate

Alexander Dane

Senior Manager, Clean Energy Innovation & Partnerships

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Christopher M. Ede-Calton

Engagement Manager, Climate Program

John Feldmann

Research Analyst II, WRI United States

Wee Kean Fong

Deputy Country Director, WRI China

Wee Kean Fong

Todd Gartner

Director, Cities4Forests and Natural Infrastructure

Tatsatom Gonçalves

Research Analyst, Energy Program

Matt Herbert

Communications Manager, Climate Program, WRI US

Norma Hutchinson

Research Analyst

Joel Jaeger

Research Associate II, Climate Program

Xiaoqian Jiang

Low Carbon Planning Project Manager, Climate And Energy Program, WRI China

Katie Lebling


Wei Li

Urban Mobility Associate, WRI China Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Wei Li

Daizong Liu

Director, WRI China Ross Center for Sustainable Cities & Communications Director, WRI China

Daizong Liu

Lu Lu

Research Analyst, WRI China Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Lu Lu

Tianyi Luo

Director, Aqueduct, Global Water Program

Amy Meyer

Associate, WRI's Center for Sustainable Business

Shiyong Qiu

Research Analyst, WRI China Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Shiyong Qiu

Robi Robichaud

U.S. City Renewables Lead, Energy Program

Devashree Saha

Senior Associate

Lacey Shaver

City Renewable Energy Manager

Zhufang Shi

Senior Development Coordinator, WRI China

Zhufang Shi

Joe Thwaites

Associate II, Sustainable Finance Center

Harriet Tregoning

Director, NUMO Alliance

Ye Wang

Research Associate, Sustainable Investment Program, WRI China

Ye Wang

Debbie Weyl

Deputy Director, WRI United States

Wenyi Xi

Research Analyst, Climate And Energy Program, WRI China

Wenyi Xi

Jinghan Xu

Communications Officer, WRI China

Lulu Xue

Urban Mobility Manager, WRI China Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Min Yuan

Energy Transition Project Manager, Climate and Energy Program, WRI China

Min Yuan

Daiyang Zhang

Communications Assistant, WRI China

Daiyang Zhang

Gillian Zwicker

Research Analyst II, International Engagement, Climate Program

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