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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48 Featured Experts

Program Experts & Staff

Debbie Adeusi

Executive Assistant, WRI London

Teite Adukeh

Digital Communications and Marketing Specialist, Ocean Program

Teite Adukeh

Fatima Arif

Sustainable Diets Intern, Cool Food, WRI London

Fatima Arif

Volha Artsiukh

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

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Becky Atkins

Product Manager, Research, Data and Innovation

Sophie Attwood

Senior Behavioural Scientist, Sustainable Diets

Sophie Attwood

Courtnae Bailey

Associate, Adaptation Finance

Courtnae Bailey

Jonathan Baines

Ocean Data Manager, Sustainable Ocean Initiative

Pandora Batra

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

Anne Bordier

Director, Sustainable Diets

Anne Bordier

Clare Brennan

Operations and Events Manager, Sustainable Ocean Initiative

Shabana Charaniya

Fundraising Manager, Food and Water Programme

Shabana Charaniya

Selma Christensen

Project and Communications Intern, Sustainable Ocean Initiative

Selma Christensen

Edward Davey

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

Edward Davey

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

Deepak Ganger

Data Analytics Intern, Global Forest Watch Pro

Deepak-Ganger

Morgan Gillespy

Programme Director, Food and Land Use Coalition

Liz Goodwin

Senior Fellow and Director, Food Loss and Waste

Catlyne Haddaoui

Research Manager, National Climate Action

Leo Horn-Phathanothai

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

Edwina Hughes

Head, the Cool Food Pledge

Edwina Hughes

Jake Ireland

Communications Specialist, FOLU

Jake Ireland

Micheline Khan

Program Associate, Ocean Program

Micheline Khan

Anatolii Kolesov

Data Analytics Intern, Global Forest Watch Pro

Anatolii Kolesov

Harsimran Kundi

Behavioral Research Intern, The Living Lab for Equitable Climate Action

Harsiman Kundi

Clarissa Lehne

Country Engagement Specialist, NDC Partnership

Clarissa Lehne

John Lyons

Senior Communications Manager, Ocean Program

John Lyons

Katie McCoshan

International Engagement Coordinator, Food and Land Use Coalition

Katie McCoshan

Klara Nilsson

Communications Associate, Food and Land Use Coalition

Eliza Northrop

Senior Associate, Policy Lead – Sustainable Ocean Initiative

Eliza Northrop

Katherine Pedder

Communications and Research Assistant, Sustainable Ocean Initiative

Elise Pitcairn

Grants and Finance Specialist II, Food Program

Elise Pitcairn

Daniele Pollicino

Behavioral Science, Sustainable Diets Intern, WRI London

Daniello Pollicino

Maria Potouroglou

Program Associate, Sustainable Ocean Initiative

Maria Rojas

Project Manager, FOLU

Maria Rojas

Cristina Rumbaitis del Rio

Senior Adaptation and Resilience Advisor

Cristina Rumbaitis del Rio

Charlotte Schep

Grants & Finance Specialist, Sustainable Ocean Initiative

Simon Sharpe

Senior Fellow, NEDD

Simon Sharpe

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