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.

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

Program Experts & Staff

Becky Atkins

Product Manager, Research, Data and Innovation

Nanda Aung

Associate, Corporate Water Stewardship

Nanda Aung

Courtnae Bailey

Associate, Adaptation Finance

Courtnae Bailey

Jonathan Baines

Ocean Data Manager, Sustainable Ocean Initiative

Jon Baines

Research Associate, Sustainable Ocean Economies

Jon Baines

Andreea Balan

Talent Acquisition Manager, WRI Europe

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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

Imane Chafiq

Country Engagement Specialist

Imane Chafiq

Edward Davey

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

Edward Davey

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 Officer

Lucia Duran Aguado

Operations Coordinator, WRI Europe

Olaf Erenstein

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

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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

Alexandre Grassigny

Project Coordinator Outreach, NDC Partnership

Catlyne Haddaoui

Research Manager, National Climate Action

Lotte Holvast

Program Manager, PACE

Leo Horn-Phathanothai

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

Edwina Hughes

Head, the Cool Food Pledge

Edwina Hughes

Jake Ireland

Communications Specialist, FOLU

Jake Ireland

Henrieke Jonker

WRI Europe Liaison

Micheline Khan

Program Associate, Ocean Program

Micheline Khan

Krista Kruft

Leadership Engagement Lead, PACE

Caroline De Bruin

International Cooperation Manager, WRI Europe

Caroline de Bruin

Joaquim Leite

Senior Country Engagement Specialist, NDC Partnership

Maria Lemos González

Associate II, International Climate Action

Maria Lemos Gonzalez

Caroline Lesser

Director for International Cooperation

Caroline Lesser

Ramona Liberoff

Executive Director, PACE

Ramona Liberoff

Deirdre Lynn

Operations Director, WRI Europe

John Lyons

Senior Communications Manager, Ocean Program

John Lyons

Katie McCoshan

International Engagement Coordinator, Food and Land Use Coalition

Katie McCoshan

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