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.

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6 Featured Experts

Program Experts & Staff

Tatsatom Gonçalves

Research Associate, Energy Program

Tatsatom Gonçalves

Lidia Henderson

Manager, Technical Assistance, Electric School Bus Initiative

Lidia Henderson

Matt Herbert

Communications Manager, Climate Program, WRI US

Christian Madera

Global Director for Digital Communications

Christian Madera

Felipe A Ramirez Buitrago

Urban Mobility Director, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities 

Felipe A Ramirez Buitrago

Laura Van Wie McGrory

Global Engagement Lead, Clean Energy

Laura Van Wie McGrory