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.

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



Kristian Teleki

Global Director, Ocean Program

Kristian Teleki

Edward Davey

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

Edward Davey

Leo Horn-Phathanothai

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

Program Experts & Staff

Becky Atkins

Product Manager, Research, Data and Innovation

Jonathan Baines

Ocean Data Manager, Sustainable Ocean Initiative

Prince Baraka Lucungu

Natural Resources Policy Expert

Prince Baraka Lucungu

Grace Baruka

Forest and Landscape Restoration Officer, Democratic Republic of Congo

Grace Baruka

Pandora Batra

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

Clare Brennan

Operations and Events Manager, Sustainable Ocean Initiative

Angel Cibemba

Communications Specialist Central and West Africa

Achille Djeagou Tchoffo

Technical Assistant OTP, Congo Basin

Amy Dobbs

WRI Europe Operations Officer

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

Catlyne Haddaoui

Urban Development Research Manager, Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Edwina Hughes

Head, the Cool Food Pledge

Edwina Hughes

Kendie Kenmoe

Technical Manager for Central and West Africa

Micheline Khan

Program Associate, Ocean Program

Micheline Khan

Tshims Mbala

Driver and Logistics Assistant, DRC Office

Katie McCoshan

International Engagement Coordinator, Food and Land Use Coalition

Katie McCoshan

Kevin Nfor

Technical Assistant, Central Africa Forest Initiative

Patrice Ngoy Lusambya

Central Africa Operations Manager

Klara Nilsson

Communications Associate, Food and Land Use Coalition

Joelle Nkosi Boeli

Natural Resource Governance Assistant, Democratic Republic of Congo

Eliza Northrop

Senior Associate, Policy Lead – Sustainable Ocean Initiative

Maria Potouroglou

Program Associate, Sustainable Ocean Initiative

Freya Stanley-Price

Head of Communications, Coalition for Urban Transitions

Namitha Vivek

Country Engagement Project Coordinator, NDC Partnership

Connie Williams

Communications Assistant, Sustainable Ocean Initiative

Katie Wood

Communications Officer, Ocean Program

Katie Wood

Sophie Wood

Research Associate, Sustainable Ocean Initiative

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