Experts & Staff

WRI brings together nearly 1,800 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.

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

Jon Baines

Research Associate, Sustainable Ocean Economies

Jon Baines

Angela Bekkers

Head of Communications, WRI Europe

Angela Bekkers

Edward Leo Davey

Head, World Resources Institute, UK; Partnerships Director, Food and Land Use Coalition

Edward Davey

Héctor Miguel Donado

Research Analyst, Climate Program

Hector Miguel Donado.

Lucia Duran Aguado

Operations Coordinator, WRI Europe

Olaf Erenstein

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

Olaf Erenstein.

Beakal Fasil

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

Beakal Fasil

Alexandre Grassigny

Project Coordinator Outreach, NDC Partnership

Meredith Hess

Associate, Water Program

Meredith Hess

Joaquim Leite

Senior Country Engagement Specialist, NDC Partnership

Caroline Lesser

Development Director, Government and Multilateral Relations

Caroline Lesser
Global Executive Team

Ramona Liberoff

Executive Director, PACE

Ramona Liberoff

Klara Nilsson

Senior Communications Associate, Food and Land Use Coalition

Laura Ombelet

Program Manager, PACE

Alberto Pallecchi

Acting Director, WRI Faith and Sustainability

Wubanchi Tesso Wakoya

Urban Development Project Manager, WRI Africa

Wubanchi Tesso Wakoya

Tinebeb Yohannes

Research Associate, Water Program

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