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.

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164 Featured Experts

Program Experts & Staff

Bashaa'ir Abul-Qasim

Help Desk Support Analyst

Bashaa'ir Abul-Qasim.

Christian Aldridge

Digital Technology Director

Mohammad Ali

Grants & Finance Specialist ll

Mohammad Ali.

Will Anderson

Senior Portfolio Manager, TerraFund, Global Restoration Initiative

Will Anderson

Bernadette Arakwiye

Senior Manager, Africa Land Restoration Programs

Bernadette Arakwiye

Ettore Arpini

Data Systems and Institutional Reporting Manager

Ettore Arpini

César Avilés

Innovation Coordinator, WRI Mexico

Laura Azeredo

Urban Development Coordinator, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Laura Azeredo

Idrissa Bagayoko

Grants & Finance Specialist, STAND Initiative

Idrissa Bagayoko.

Ayça Bağcı

Senior Manager, European Union Projects, WRI Türkiye

Acya Bagci.

Francesca Battistelli

Associate III, Water Security & Nature-Based Solutions

Francesca Battistelli

Angela Bekkers

Head of Communications, WRI Europe

Angela Bekkers

Anne-Marie Belley

Executive Assistant to the MD for Programs and MD for Strategy

Anne-Marie Belley.

Baret Binatlı

Built Environment Manager, Urban Efficiency & Climate, WRI Türkiye

Baret Binatlı

Ondine Brent Eysseric

Executive Administrative Manager, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

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Laura Bulbena Janer

Manager, Cities4Forests, WRI Colombia

Laura Bulbena Janer.

Emer Byrne

Senior Talent Acquisition Associate

Emer Byrne

Bruno Henrique Cabral

Executive Assistant, WRI Brasil

Bruno Cabral.

Rocío Campos

Senior Communications and Engagement Manager

Rocío Campos

Daniel Cano Gomez

Project Coordinator, Road Safety

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Carla Carpio

Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Manager

Carla Carpio

Sebastian Castellanos

Senior Manager, Technical Assistance, Electric School Bus Initiative.

Imane Chafiq

Country Engagement Specialist

Imane Chafiq

Diana Chavez Acosta

Grants & Finance Specialist II, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Diana Chavez

Xixi Chen

Manager, Clean Energy

Xixi Chen

Tamara Coger

Senior Associate, Global Restoration Initiative

Tamara Coger.

Ellie Conrad

Executive Assistant, Global Development

Ellie Conrad.

Matthew Cronin

Project Coordinator II

Matthew Cronin

Edward Davey

Head, World Resources Institute Europe UK Office; Senior Advisor, Food and Land Use Coalition; Advisor, New Economy for the Amazon and Congo Basin

Edward Davey

Gerwin De Roy

Events Manager

Gerwin De Roy

Phanuella Djanteng

Congo Basin Engagement Associate, Global Forest Watch, WRI Africa

Phanuella Djanteng.

Achille Djeagou Tchoffo

Congo Bassin Coordinator, Open Timber Portal, Congo Basin

Achille Djeagou Tchoffo

Jason Dozier

Senior Program Officer for Political Engagement, Secretariat of the High Ambition Coalition for Nature & People

Jason Dozier.

Lucia Duran Aguado

Operations Coordinator, WRI Europe

Esthelyne Dusabe

Project Specialist, Urban Mobility, WRI Africa Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

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Rivvy Eisenberg

Grants & Finance Specialist, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Siba El-Samra

Urban Mobility Associate, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Siba El Samra.

Olaf Erenstein

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

Olaf Erenstein.