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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150 Featured Experts

Leadership

Leadership

Leo Horn-Phathanothai

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

Leadership

Rogier van den Berg

Acting Global Director, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Rogier van den Berg
Leadership

Edward Davey

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

Edward Davey

Program Experts & Staff

Christian Aldridge

Digital Technology Manager / Senior Web Developer

Luiz Amaral

CEO, Science Based Targets Initiative

Will Anderson

Manager II, Restoration Projects, Global Restoration Initiative

Will Anderson

Bernadette Arakwiye

AFR100 Manager, WRI Africa

Ettore Arpini

Program Management Specialist, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Ettore Arpini

César Avilés

Innovation Coordinator, WRI Mexico

Laura Azeredo

Urban Development Analyst, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Laura Azeredo

Nathalie Badaoui

Senior Manager, Integrated Climate Action, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Nathalie Badaoui

Julianne Baker-Gallegos

Country Engagement Specialist, NDC Partnership

Julianne Baker-Gallegos

Prince Baraka Lucungu

Forest Policy and Community Forestry Advisor, Democratic Republic of Congo

Prince Baraka Lucungu

Grace Baruka

Forest and Landscape Restoration Officer, Democratic Republic of Congo

Grace Baruka

Francesca Battistelli

Associate II, Nature-Based Solutions

Francesca Battistelli

Romeo Bertolini

Deputy Director, Head of Bonn office, NDC Partnership

Romeo Bertolini

Baret Binatlı

Urban Coordinator, WRI Turkey Sustainable Cities

Baret Binatlı

Emer Byrne

Talent Acquisition Coordinator

Emer Byrne

Rocío Campos

Communications Manager, Center for Equitable Development

Rocío Campos

Daniel Cano Gomez

Project Leader, Road Safety

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Sebastian Castellanos

Senior Research Associate, NUMO Alliance, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Imane Chafiq

Country Engagement Specialist

Imane Chafiq

Xixi Chen

Manager, Clean Energy

Xixi Chen

Angel Cibemba

Communications Specialist Central and West Africa

Tamara Coger

Senior Associate, Climate Resilience Practice

Tamara Coger

Matthew Cronin

Project Coordinator II

Matthew Cronin

Luiza Oliveira

Urban Development Coordinator, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Luiza Oliveira

Janneke de Vries

Director European Partnerships and Head of the Europe regional Office in The Hague

Janneke de Vries

Achille Djeagou Tchoffo

Congo Bassin Coordinator, Open Timber Portal, Congo Basin

Achille Djeagou Tchoffo

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

Beakal Fasil

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

Beakal Fasil

Tyler Ferdinand

Agricultural Resilience Associate, Climate Resilience Practice

Tyler Ferdinand

Jefferson Ferreira-Ferreira

Senior Geoprocessing Specialist

Jefferson Ferreira

Laura Fishburn

Project Specialist

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Luciana Gallardo Lomeli

Research Associate, Initiative 20x20

Ignacio Bernabe Galván

Water and Green Infrastructure Analyst

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