Experts & Staff

WRI brings together nearly 1,900 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.

878 Featured Experts

Program Experts & Staff

Geraldy Arief

Research Analyst, WRI Papua Regional Office

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Jenny Arthur

Head of Coolfood Membership Development

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Olga Artsiukh

Operations Manager, Global Food and Land-Use Coalition, WRI Europe

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Sara Ascher

Senior Project Manager, National Climate Action

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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

César Avilés

Innovation Coordinator, WRI Mexico

Laura Azeredo

Urban Development Analyst, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Laura Azeredo

Chelsea Babcock

Global Coordination Manager, Executive Office

Chelsea Babcock

Lorena Baca

Head of International Cooperation, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Lorena Baca

Mike Badzmierowski

Manager, U.S. Agricultural Policy

Mike Badzmierowski.

Idrissa Bagayoko

Grants & Finance Specialist, STAND Initiative

Idrissa Bagayoko.

Beth Bahs-Ahern

Director of Global Operations, FFWO

Courtnae Bailey

Associate, Adaptation Finance

Courtnae Bailey

Jon Baines

Research Associate, Sustainable Ocean Economies

Jon Baines

Jonathan Baines

Ocean Data Manager, Sustainable Ocean Initiative

Camila Baioni

Urban Water Resilience Finance Intern, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

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Saransh Bajpai

Associate Director, Climate Program, WRI India

Saransh Bajpai

Gagandeep Bajwa

Lead – Human Resources, WRI India

Andreea Balan

Talent Acquisition Manager, WRI Europe

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Kanchana Balasubramanian

Data Science and Remote Sensing Intern, Global Restoration Initiative

Kanchana Balasubramanian.

Mulubrhan Balehegn

Agriculture and Climate Research Associate II

Mulubrhan Gebremikael.

Aldric Balisacan

Grants & Finance Specialist II

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Adam Balogun

Accounting Intern

Adam Balogun.

Leonardo Barbosa

Data Science Analyst, WRI Brasil

Leonardo Barbosa.

Rich Barnett

Senior Writer and Development Strategist

Brittany Barrett

Deputy Director, Implementation & Operations for the Electric School Bus Initiative, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Brittany Barrett.

Alyssa Barrett

Senior Product Strategist, Land & Carbon Lab, Data Lab

Isabela Barriga

Engagement Specialist, Global Forest Watch

Isabela Barriga.

Isabel Bartmann

Grants & Finance Specialist, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Naomi Basik Treanor

Senior Manager, Forests for People and Climate Initiative

Naomi Basik Treanor

Francesca Battistelli

Associate III, Water Security & Nature-Based Solutions

Francesca Battistelli

Meltem Bayraktar

Senior Program Manager, Urban Efficiency & Climate, WRI Türkiye

Catherine Beal

Research Analyst, Climate Resilience Practice

Catherine Beal

Skylar Bee

Climate Finance Specialist, Knowledge and Learning, NDC Partnership

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Meg Beiter

Development Operations Manager

Sarah Bell

Development Specialist, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

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Anne-Marie Belley

Executive Assistant to the MD for Programs and MD for Strategy

Anne-Marie Belley.

Molly Bergen

Communications Manager, Climate Program

Molly Bergen
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