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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90 Featured Experts

Program Experts & Staff

Iman Abdulwassi Abubaker

Urban Mobility Project Manager, WRI Africa

Zablon Adane

Water Program Associate, WRI Africa

Zablon Adane

Sofia Ahmed

Research Associate, WRI Africa

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Agraw Ali

GIS Research Analyst, WRI Africa

Bemnet Amanuale

Finance and Administration Specialist, WRI Africa

Bemnet Amanuale

Ashwathy Anand

Program Associate, Urban Water Resilience, WRI India

Ashwathy Anand

Sripathi Anirudh

Project Associate, Energy Program, WRI India

Sripathi Anirudh

Nambi Appadurai

Director, Climate Resilience Practice, WRI India

Saransh Bajpai

Associate Director, Climate Program, WRI India

Saransh Bajpai

Gagandeep Bajwa

Lead – Human Resources, WRI India

Mirza Firoz Beg

Head, Equity & Poverty, CEO's Office, WRI India

Mirza Firoz Beg.

Abiyot Dagne Belay

Research Associate, WRI Africa

Subrata Chakrabarty

Associate Program Director, Climate, WRI India

Ananya Chakraborty

Senior Research Analyst, Climate Resilience Practice

Ananya Chakraborty

Radha Chanchani

Senior Manager, Urban Development, WRI India Ross Center for Sustainable Cities and Transport

Rhada Chanchani

Purnanjali Chandra

Project Associate, Urban Water Resilience, WRI India Sustainable Cities

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Anupama Choudhary

Manager, Cognos BI Analyst/Financial Reports

Kaustubh Chuke

Manager, Sustainable Cities & Transport, WRI India

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Nii Darko Darko

Research Analyst II, Cities Program, WRI Africa

Pulakesh Das

Senior Project Associate, WRI India

Ahona Datta Gupta

Communications Manager, Energy, WRI India

Ahona Datta Gupta

Anamika Dutt

Manager, PMEL, Energy Program, WRI India

Anamika Dutt

Rohit Eswar

Training and Development Coordinator, WRI India

Beakal Fasil

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

Beakal Fasil

Aklilu Fikresilassie

Director, Thriving Resilient Cities, WRI Africa; Representative of WRI in Ethiopia

Aklilu Fikresilassie.

Arpan Golechha

Senior Project Associate, WRI India

Arpan Golechha.

Nidhi Gupta

Senior Manager, Global Operations

Nidhi Gupta

Geetika Gupta

Manager, Energy Program, WRI India

Geetika Gupta

Akshatha Hegde

Senior Associate, Finance and Operations, WRI India

Akshatha Hegde

Bharath Jairaj

Director, Energy, WRI India

Bharath Jairaj.

Gopal Kadekodi

Senior Fellow, Economics Centre, WRI India

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Meenakshi Kakar

Associate, Sustainable Landscapes & Restoration, WRI India

Mohan Kamasani

Junior Operations Associate, WRI India

Mohan Kamasani.

Sonal Karia

Finance Lead, Operations, WRI India

Sonal Karia

Ajith Kasaragod

Senior Associate, Operations, WRI India

Ajith Kasaragod

Ulka Kelkar

Executive Director, Climate, WRI India

Jayahari KM

India Country Coordinator, Food and Land Use Coalition (FOLU), WRI India

 

Jayahari KM

Deepak Sriram Krishnan

Associate Director, Energy, WRI India

Deepak Sriram Krishnan

Madhura Kulkarni

Senior Project Associate — Sustainable Cities & Transport, WRI India

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Vaisakh Suresh Kumar

Project Associate, Energy Program, WRI India

Vaisakh Suresh Kumar