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.

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

110 Featured Experts

Program Experts & Staff

Nate Aden

Senior Associate

Sadof Alexander

Communications Manager, Cities4Forests

Sadof Alexander.

Jenny Arthur

Head of Coolfood Membership Development

Jenny Arthur

Oliver Ashford

Program Associate, Ocean Program

Oliver Ashford.

Arooj Asif

Executive Assistant, Managing Director for Global Delivery

Arooj Asif

Becky Atkins

Global Network Lead, Data Lab

Courtnae Bailey

Associate, Adaptation Finance

Courtnae Bailey

Jon Baines

Research Associate, Sustainable Ocean Economies

Jon Baines

Jonathan Baines

Ocean Data Manager, Sustainable Ocean Initiative

Andreea Balan

Talent Acquisition Manager, WRI Europe

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Tsvetilena Bandakova

Program Manager, Nature Crime Alliance

Tsvetilena Bandakova

Melissa Barbanell

Director of U.S.-International Engagement at World Resources Institute

Melissa Barbanell.

Pandora Batra

Strategic Engagement Manager, Climate Program / WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Angela Bekkers

Head of Communications, WRI Europe

Angela Bekkers

Lisa Beyer

Urban Water Infrastructure Manager

Lisa Beyer.

Lori Bird

Director, US Energy Program and Polsky Chair for Renewable Energy

Lori Bird

Anne Bordier

Director of Food Initiatives

Anne Bordier

Clare Brennan

Senior Operations and Engagement Manager

Ondine Brent Eysseric

Executive Administrative Manager, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

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Emer Byrne

Senior Talent Acquisition Associate

Emer Byrne

Sarah Carter

Research Associate

Sarah Carter.

Imane Chafiq

Country Engagement Specialist

Imane Chafiq

Matthew Cronin

Project Coordinator II

Matthew Cronin

Aline D'Ormesson

Senior Development Manager, FOLU

Aline D'Ormesson.

Alexander Dane

Senior Manager, Clean Energy Innovation & Partnerships

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Edward Leo Davey

Head, World Resources Institute, UK; Partnerships Director, Food and Land Use Coalition

Edward Davey

Caroline de Bruin

Development Manager, Government and Multilateral Relations

Caroline de Bruin.

Janneke de Vries

Head of The Hague regional office and Director of European Partnerships

Janneke de Vries

Carrie Dellesky

Program and Outreach Manager, Carbon Removal and Industrial Innovation

Carrie Dellesky

Kiranjeet Dhillon

Executive Assistant, Heads of the London and Hague Offices

Kiranjeet Dhillon

Helen Ding

Senior Economist

Prateek Diwan

Program Manager, PACE

Prateek Diwan

Amy Dobbs

WRI Europe Operations Manager

Héctor Miguel Donado

Research Analyst, Climate Program

Hector Miguel Donado.

Bridgit Donnelly

Data Infrastructure Product Manager, Data Lab

Bridgit Donnelly.

Lucia Duran Aguado

Operations Coordinator, WRI Europe

Christopher M. Ede-Calton

Senior Engagement Manager, Land & Carbon Lab

Christopher M. Ede-Calton

Olaf Erenstein

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

Olaf Erenstein.

Nicola Frost

Interim Director of the Ocean Program and Interim Head of Secretariat for the High Level Panel for a Sustainable Ocean Economy

Sue Gander

Director, Electric School Bus Initiative, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Sue Gander.
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