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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14 Featured Experts

Program Experts & Staff

Iman Abdulwassi Abubaker

Urban Mobility Project Manager, WRI Africa

Zablon Adane

Water Program Associate, WRI Africa

Zablon Adane

Sofia Ahmed

Research Associate, WRI Africa

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Agraw Ali

GIS Research Analyst, WRI Africa

Bemnet Amanuale

Finance and Administration Specialist, WRI Africa

Bemnet Amanuale

Abiyot Dagne Belay

Research Associate, WRI Africa

Nii Darko Darko

Research Analyst II, Cities Program, WRI Africa

Beakal Fasil

Communications and Engagement Specialist, The New Climate Economy, WRI Africa

Beakal Fasil

Aklilu Fikresilassie

Director, Thriving Resilient Cities, WRI Africa; Representative of WRI in Ethiopia

Emmerentian Mbabazi

Project Specialist II, Cities Program, WRI Africa

Anna Oursler

Urban Mobility Coordinator, WRI Africa

Anna Oursler

Muluneh Tarekegn

Programs and Research Specialist, Water Program, WRI Africa

Muluneh Tarekegn

Wubanchi Tesso Wakoya

Urban Development Project Manager, WRI Africa

Wubanchi Tesso Wakoya

Tinebeb Yohannes

Research Associate, Water Program