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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26 Featured Experts



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

Tom Cyrs

Alexander Dane

Senior Manager, Clean Energy Innovation & Partnerships

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Christopher M. Ede-Calton

Senior Engagement Manager, Land & Carbon Lab

Christopher M. Ede-Calton

John Feldmann

Research Analyst II, WRI United States

Todd Gartner

Director, Cities4Forests and Natural Infrastructure

Tatsatom Gonçalves

Research Analyst, Energy Program

Tatsatom Gonçalves

Matt Herbert

Communications Manager, Climate Program, WRI US

Norma Hutchinson

Research Analyst

Joel Jaeger

Research Associate II, Climate Program

Yuke Kirana

Data Intern, Systems Change Lab

Yuke Kirana

Katie Lebling


Amy Meyer

Associate, WRI's Center for Sustainable Business

Robi Robichaud

U.S. City Renewables Lead, Energy Program

Devashree Saha

Senior Associate

Lacey Shaver

City Renewable Energy Manager

Joe Thwaites

Associate II, Sustainable Finance Center

Harriet Tregoning

Director, NUMO Alliance

Debbie Weyl

Deputy Director, WRI United States

Gillian Zwicker

Research Associate I, International Engagement, Climate Program

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