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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73 Featured Experts

Leadership

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Dan Lashof

Director, WRI United States

Dan Lashof
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Leo Horn-Phathanothai

Head, WRI UK Office; and Director, Strategy and Partnerships, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

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Kristian Teleki

Global Director, Ocean Program

Kristian Teleki
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Edward Davey

International Engagement Director, Food and Land Use Coalition; Co-Director, WRI UK

Edward Davey

Program Experts & Staff

Nate Aden

Senior Associate, Business Center

Debbie Adeusi

Executive Assistant, WRI London

Teite Adukeh

Digital Communications and Marketing Specialist, Ocean Program

Teite Adukeh

Volha Artsiukh

Operations Associate, Global Food and Land-Use Coalition, WRI Europe

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Becky Atkins

Product Manager, Research, Data and Innovation

Sophie Attwood

Senior Behavioural Scientist, Sustainable Diets

Sophie Attwood

Courtnae Bailey

Associate, Adaptation Finance

Courtnae Bailey

Jonathan Baines

Ocean Data Manager, Sustainable Ocean Initiative

Melissa Barbanell

Director, US-International Engagement

Melissa Barbanell

Pandora Batra

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

Lori Bird

Director, US Energy Program and Polsky Chair for Renewable Energy

Lori Bird

Anne Bordier

Director, Sustainable Diets

Anne Bordier

Clare Brennan

Operations and Events Manager, Sustainable Ocean Initiative

Liz Bridgwater

Research Analyst II

Shabana Charaniya

Fundraising Manager, Food and Water Programme

Shabana Charaniya

Selma Christensen

Project and Communications Intern, Sustainable Ocean Initiative

Selma Christensen

Matthew Cronin

Project Coordinator II

Matthew Cronin

Alexander Dane

Senior Manager, Clean Energy Innovation & Partnerships

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Christina DeConcini

Director, Government Affairs

Carrie Dellesky

Engagement & Communications Manager, Carbon Removal

Carrie Dellesky

Amy Dobbs

WRI Europe Operations Officer

Christopher M. Ede-Calton

Senior Engagement Manager, Land & Carbon Lab

Christopher M. Ede-Calton

John Feldmann

Research Analyst II, WRI United States

John Feldmann

Nicola Frost

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

Christina Gallagher

Grants and Finance Specialist II, Ocean Program

Christina Gallagher

Todd Gartner

Director, Cities4Forests and Natural Infrastructure

Rhys Gerholdt

Director of Communications & Media Strategy, Climate Program

Morgan Gillespy

Programme Director, Food and Land Use Coalition

Tatsatom Gonçalves

Research Analyst II, Energy Program

Tatsatom Gonçalves

Liz Goodwin

Senior Fellow and Director, Food Loss and Waste

Catlyne Haddaoui

Research Manager, National Climate Action

Karl Hausker

Senior Fellow

Matt Herbert

Communications Manager, Climate Program, WRI US

Edwina Hughes

Head, the Cool Food Pledge

Edwina Hughes

Jake Ireland

Communications Specialist, FOLU

Jake Ireland

Joel Jaeger

Research Associate II, Climate Program

Joel Jaeger

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