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.

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Program Experts & Staff

Tom Cyrs

Research Associate

Tom Cyrs

Lucia Duran Aguado

Operations Coordinator, WRI Europe

Tyler Ferdinand

Agricultural Resilience Associate, Climate Resilience Practice

Nancy Gonzalez Sedman

Talent Acquisition Specialist, WRI Europe

Tatsatom Gonçalves

Research Analyst, Energy Program

Tatsatom Gonçalves

Alexandre Grassigny

Project Coordinator Outreach, NDC Partnership

Matt Herbert

Communications Manager, Climate Program, WRI US

Norma Hutchinson

Research Analyst

Joaquim Leite

Senior Country Engagement Specialist, NDC Partnership

Caroline Lesser

Director For International Cooperation

Caroline Lesser

Amy Meyer

Associate, WRI's Center for Sustainable Business

Heyd Más

Project Lead, PACE

Klara Nilsson

Communications Associate, Food and Land Use Coalition

Laura Ombelet

Program Coordinator, PACE

Alberto Pallecchi

Program Manager, WRI Europe

Maria Rojas

Project Manager, FOLU

Maria Rojas

Cristina Rumbaitis del Rio

Senior Adaptation and Resilience Advisor

Cristina Rumbaitis del Rio

Leandro Vigna

Data Partnerships & Outreach Manager

Leandro Vigna

Gillian Zwicker

Research Associate I, International Engagement, Climate Program

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