Experts & Staff

WRI brings together nearly 1,900 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.

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

Program Experts & Staff

Nate Aden

Senior Associate

Imane Chafiq

Country Engagement Specialist

Imane Chafiq

Matthew Cronin

Project Coordinator II

Matthew Cronin

Helen Ding

Senior Economist

Tatsatom Gonçalves

Research Associate, Energy Program

Tatsatom Gonçalves

Yuke Kirana

Data Analyst, Systems Change Lab

Yuke Kirana

Katie Lebling

Associate II, Carbon Removal and Industrial Decarbonization

Katie Lebling.

Saif Shabou

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

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Jamal Srouji

Associate I, Climate Program

Ke Wang

Strategy Lead, Energy Materials and Circularity

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