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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74 Featured Experts

Program Experts & Staff

Jenny Arthur

Head of Coolfood Membership Development

Jenny Arthur

Oliver Ashford

Program Associate, Ocean Program

Oliver Ashford.

Arooj Asif

Executive Assistant, Managing Director for Global Delivery

Arooj Asif

Becky Atkins

Global Network Lead, Data Lab

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

Scarlett Benson

Beyond Value Chain Mitigation Lead, Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) / Director of Standards, FOLU

Scarlett Benson.

Romeo Bertolini

Deputy Director, Head of Bonn office, NDC Partnership

Romeo Bertolini

Clare Brennan

Operations and Events Manager, Sustainable Ocean Initiative

Ondine Brent Eysseric

Executive Administrative Manager, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

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Emer Byrne

Talent Acquisition Coordinator

Emer Byrne

Sarah Carter

Research Associate

Sarah Carter.

Imane Chafiq

Country Engagement Specialist

Imane Chafiq

Janneke de Vries

Head of The Hague regional office and Director of European Partnerships

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

Hector Miguel Donado.

Bridgit Donnelly

Data Infrastructure Product Manager, Data Lab

Bridgit Donnelly.

Lucia Duran Aguado

Operations Coordinator, WRI Europe

Rita Maria El Zaghloul

Director, High Ambition Coalition for Nature & People Secretariat

Rita Maria El Zaghloul.

Olaf Erenstein

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

Olaf Erenstein.

Nicola Frost

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

Sarah George

Global Communications and Media Manager, Energy

Sarah George.

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

Meredith Hess

Associate, Water Program

Meredith Hess

Lotte Holvast

Program Manager, PACE

Edwina Hughes

Head, the Coolfood Pledge

Edwina Hughes

Jake Ireland

Communications Specialist, Global Food and Land Use Coalition (FOLU)

Jake Ireland.

Henrieke Jonker

WRI Europe Liaison

Micheline Khan

Program Associate, Ocean Program

Micheline Khan

Krista Kruft

Leadership Engagement Lead, PACE