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.

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

Leadership

Leadership

Li Fang

Country Director, WRI China

Leadership

Leo Horn-Phathanothai

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

Leadership

Kristian Teleki

Global Director, Ocean Program

Kristian Teleki
Leadership

Edward Davey

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

Edward Davey

Program Experts & Staff

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

Pandora Batra

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

Clare Brennan

Operations and Events Manager, Sustainable Ocean Initiative

Amy Dobbs

WRI Europe Operations Officer

Wee Kean Fong

Deputy Country Director, WRI China

Wee Kean Fong

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

Morgan Gillespy

Programme Director, Food and Land Use Coalition

Liz Goodwin

Senior Fellow and Director, Food Loss and Waste

Catlyne Haddaoui

Urban Development Research Manager, Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Edwina Hughes

Head, the Cool Food Pledge

Edwina Hughes

Jake Ireland

Communications Specialist, FOLU

Jake Ireland

Xiaoqian Jiang

Low Carbon Planning Project Manager, Climate And Energy Program, WRI China

Micheline Khan

Program Associate, Ocean Program

Micheline Khan

Jiaying Lin

Research Analyst, WRI China Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Jiaying Lin

Daizong Liu

Director, WRI China Ross Center for Sustainable Cities & Communications Director, WRI China

Daizong Liu

Lu Lu

Research Analyst II, WRI China Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Lu Lu

Katie McCoshan

International Engagement Coordinator, Food and Land Use Coalition

Katie McCoshan

Klara Nilsson

Communications Associate, Food and Land Use Coalition

Eliza Northrop

Senior Associate, Policy Lead – Sustainable Ocean Initiative

Eliza Northrop

Katherine Pedder

Communications and Research Assistant, Sustainable Ocean Initiative

Maria Potouroglou

Program Associate, Sustainable Ocean Initiative

Shiyong Qiu

Research Analyst, WRI China Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Shiyong Qiu

Maria Rojas

Project Manager, FOLU

Maria Rojas

Cristina Rumbaitis del Rio

Senior Adaptation and Resilience Advisor

Cristina Rumbaitis del Rio

Charlotte Schep

Grants & Finance Specialist, Sustainable Ocean Initiative

Zhufang Shi

Development Manager, WRI China

Zhufang Shi

Jamal Srouji

Associate I, Climate Program

Yulia Stange

Senior Manager, Global Alliance to End Environmental Crime

Yulia Stange

Freya Stanley-Price

Communications Manager, Climate Program

Freya Stanley-Price

Anna Twomlow

Research Analyst, Climate Behavior Project

Anna Twomlow

Namitha Vivek

Country Engagement Project Coordinator, NDC Partnership

Ye Wang

Research Associate, Sustainable Investment Program, WRI China

Ye Wang

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