Experts & Staff

WRI brings together 1,400 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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57 Featured Experts



Kristian Teleki

Global Director, Ocean Program

Kristian Teleki

Program Experts & Staff

Becky Atkins

Product Manager, Research, Data and Innovation

Nanda Aung

Associate, Corporate Water Stewardship

Nanda Aung

Jonathan Baines

Ocean Data Manager, Sustainable Ocean Initiative

Pandora Batra

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

Romeo Bertolini

Deputy Director, Head of Bonn office, NDC Partnership

Clare Brennan

Operations and Events Manager, Sustainable Ocean Initiative

Emer Byrne

Talent Acquisition Coordinator

Emer Byrne

Imane Chafiq

Country Engagement Specialist

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Janneke de Vries

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

Helen Ding

Environmental Economist

Amy Dobbs

WRI Europe Operations Officer

Lucia Duran Aguado

Operations Coordinator, WRI Europe

Tyler Ferdinand

Agricultural Resilience Associate, Climate Resilience Practice

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

Nancy Gonzalez Sedman

Talent Acquisition Specialist, WRI Europe

Liz Goodwin

Senior Fellow and Director, Food Loss and Waste

Alexandre Grassigny

Project Coordinator Outreach, NDC Partnership

Liz Hollaway

Program Associate, Sustainable Ocean Initiative

Liz Hollaway

Lotte Holvast

Program Specialist, PACE

Edwina Hughes

Head, the Cool Food Pledge

Edwina Hughes

Henrieke Jonker

WRI Europe Liaison

Micheline Khan

Program Associate, Ocean Program

Micheline Khan

Krista Kruft

Engagement Lead, PACE

Caroline de Bruin

International Cooperation Associate

Caroline de Bruin

Joaquim Leite

Senior Country Engagement Specialist, NDC Partnership

Caroline Lesser

Director For International Cooperation

Caroline Lesser

Deirdre Lynn

Operations Director, WRI Europe

Kate Morton

Senior HR Manager, WRI Europe

Heyd Más

Project Lead, PACE

Klara Nilsson

Communications Associate, Food and Land Use Coalition

Eliza Northrop

Senior Associate, Policy Lead – Sustainable Ocean Initiative

Laura Ombelet

Program Coordinator, PACE

Alberto Pallecchi

Program Manager, WRI Europe

Katherine Pedder

Communications and Research Assistant, Sustainable Ocean Initiative

Maria Potouroglou

Program Associate, Sustainable Ocean Initiative

Maria Rojas

Project Manager, FOLU

Maria Rojas

Sevdalina Rukanova

Head of Foundation Relations, Europe

Sevdalina Rukanova

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