Experts & Staff

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21 Featured Experts

Program Experts & Staff

Iman Abdulwassi Abubaker

Urban Mobility Project Manager, WRI Africa

Zablon Adane

Water Program Associate, WRI Africa

Zablon Adane

Agraw Ali

GIS Research Analyst, WRI Africa

Nii Darko Darko

Research Analyst II, Cities Program, WRI Africa

Li Fang

Country Director, WRI China

Beakal Fasil

Communications and Engagement Specialist, The New Climate Economy, WRI Africa

Beakal Fasil

Wee Kean Fong

Deputy Country Director, WRI China

Wee Kean Fong

Xiaoqian Jiang

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

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

Shiyong Qiu

Research Analyst, WRI China Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Shiyong Qiu

Zhufang Shi

Development Manager, WRI China

Zhufang Shi

Wubanchi Tesso Wakoya

Urban Development Project Manager, WRI Africa

Wubanchi Tesso Wakoya

Ye Wang

Research Associate, Sustainable Investment Program, WRI China

Ye Wang

Wenyi Xi

Research Analyst, Climate And Energy Program, WRI China

Wenyi Xi

Jinghan Xu

Communications Officer, WRI China

Lulu Xue

Urban Mobility Manager, WRI China Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Tinebeb Yohannes

Research Associate, Water Program

Min Yuan

Energy Transition Project Manager, Climate and Energy Program, WRI China

Min Yuan

Daiyang Zhang

Communications Assistant, WRI China

Daiyang Zhang

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