Experts & Staff

WRI brings together more than 1,700 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.

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114 Featured Experts

Program Experts & Staff

Dean Affandi

Research, Data and Innovation (RDI) Senior Manager, WRI Indonesia

Dean Affandi

Kirana Agustina

Ocean & Plastic Waste Manager, WRI Indonesia

Jenny Arthur

Head of Cool Food Membership Development

Jenny Arthur

Oliver Ashford

Program Associate, Ocean Program

Oliver Ashford.

Arooj Asif

Executive Assistant, Managing Director for Global Delivery

Arooj Asif

Firda Astriyani

Facilities, Procurement And Office Manager, WRI Indonesia

Becky Atkins

Product Manager, Research, Data and Innovation

Desti Ayunda

GIS Assistant, WRI Indonesia

Desti Ayunda

Bukti Bagja

Supply Chain and Livelihood Transformation Senior Manager, WRI Indonesia

Bukti Bagja

Courtnae Bailey

Associate, Adaptation Finance

Courtnae Bailey

Jon Baines

Research Associate, Sustainable Ocean Economies

Jon Baines

Jonathan Baines

Ocean Data Manager, Sustainable Ocean Initiative

Andreea Balan

Talent Acquisition Manager, WRI Europe

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Tsvetilena Bandakova

Program Manager, Nature Crime Alliance

Tsvetilena Bandakova

Pandora Batra

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

Angela Bekkers

Head of Communications, WRI Europe

Angela Bekkers

Romeo Bertolini

Deputy Director, Head of Bonn office, NDC Partnership

Romeo Bertolini

Clare Brennan

Operations and Events Manager, Sustainable Ocean Initiative

Emer Byrne

Talent Acquisition Coordinator

Emer Byrne

Kenny Cetera

Wahana Riset Indonesia Researcher, Forest Legality Initiative

Kenny Cetera

Imane Chafiq

Country Engagement Specialist

Imane Chafiq

Janneke de Vries

Director European Partnerships and Head of the Europe regional Office in The Hague

Janneke de Vries

Helen Ding

Senior Economist

Prateek Diwan

Program Manager, PACE

Prateek Diwan

Amy Dobbs

WRI Europe Operations Manager

Héctor Miguel Donado

Research Analyst, Climate Program

Lucia Duran Aguado

Operations Coordinator, WRI Europe

Olaf Erenstein

Director Research Integrity, Food and Land Use Coalition (FOLU), WRI Europe

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Rizky Firmansyah

GIS Analyst, WRI Indonesia

Rizky Firmansyah

Nicola Frost

Deputy Director of the Ocean Program and Deputy Head of Secretariat for the High Level Panel for a Sustainable Ocean Economy

Morgan Gillespy

Programme Director, Food and Land Use Coalition

Mrunmayee Godbole

Global Operations Manager

Mrunmayee Godbole

Liz Goodwin

Senior Fellow and Director, Food Loss and Waste

Alexandre Grassigny

Project Coordinator Outreach, NDC Partnership

Catlyne Haddaoui

Research Manager, National Climate Action

Hidayah Hamzah

Manager For National Plastic Action Partnership, WRI Indonesia 

Sakinah Ummu Haniy

Communications Assistant, WRI Indonesia

Sakinah Ummu Haniy

Azam Hawari

Legal Analyst For One Map Initiative, WRI Indonesia

Meredith Hess

Associate, Water Program

Meredith Hess

Rakhmat Hidayat

Sumatra Regional Senior Manager, WRI Indonesia

Rakhmat Hidayat