Experts & Staff

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73 Featured Experts

Program Experts & Staff

Iman Abdulwassi Abubaker

Urban Mobility Project Manager, WRI Africa

Zablon Adane

Water Program Associate, WRI Africa

Zablon Adane

Varun Agarwal

Senior Project Associate, Climate, WRI India

Varun Agarwal

Avni Agarwal

Project Associate, Climate Program, WRI India

O.P. Agarwal

CEO, WRI India

O.P. Agarwal

Agraw Ali

GIS Research Analyst, WRI Africa

Sripathi Anirudh

Project Associate, Energy Program, WRI India

Sripathi Anirudh

Nambi Appadurai

Director, Climate Resilience Practice, WRI India

Dhawal Ashar

Senior Manager, Sustainable Cities and Transport, WRI India Sustainable Cities

Saransh Bajpai

Senior Manager, Climate Program, WRI India

Saransh Bajpai

Gagandeep Bajwa

Lead – Human Resources, WRI India

Prateek Barapatre

Manager, Climate Program, WRI India

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Samrat Basak

Director, Urban Water Resilience, WRI India

Samrat Basak

Subrata Chakrabarty

Senior Manager, Climate, WRI India

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

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

Mrunmayee Godbole

Manager, Global Operations, WRI India

Vikas Guntur

Senior Associate, Operations, WRI India

Akshatha Hegde

Senior Associate, Finance and Operations, WRI India

Akshatha Hegde

Ashwini Hingne

Senior Manager, Climate, WRI India

Ashwini Hingne

Bharath Jairaj

Director, Energy, WRI India

Meenakshi Kakar

Associate, Sustainable Landscapes & Restoration, WRI India

Sonal Karia

Finance Lead, Operations, WRI India

Sonal Karia

Ajith Kasaragod

Senior Associate, Operations, WRI India

Ajith Kasaragod

Ulka Kelkar

Director – Climate, WRI India

Yasar W. Khan

Project Associate, Climate Resilience Practice, WRI India

Yasar Khan

Jayahari KM

India Country Coordinator, Food and Land Use Coalition (FOLU); Associate Director, Sustainable Landscape & Restoration, WRI India

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Deepak Sriram Krishnan

Associate Director, Energy, WRI India

Deepak Sriram Krishnan

Vaisakh Suresh Kumar

Project Associate, Energy Program, WRI India

Vaisakh Suresh Kumar

Shweta Lamba

Project Associate, Sustainable Landscapes and Restoration, WRI India

Shweta Lamba

Srikant Mahanty

Manager, Internal Communications

Sumedha Malaviya

Senior Manager, Energy Program, WRI India

Sumedha Malaviya

Devika Malvankar

International HR Partner, WRI India

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