Experts & Staff

WRI brings together nearly 1,800 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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12 Featured Experts

Program Experts & Staff

Mohammad Ali

Grants & Finance Specialist ll

Mohammad Ali.

Imane Chafiq

Country Engagement Specialist

Imane Chafiq

Ellie Conrad

Executive Assistant, Global Development

Ellie Conrad.

Matthew Cronin

Project Coordinator II

Matthew Cronin

Siba El-Samra

Urban Mobility Associate, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Siba El Samra.

Fouad Laajine

Urban Water Resilience Finance Intern

Fouad Laajine.

Salima Mahamoudou

Research Associate II

Salima Mahamoudou

Evana Said

Research Analyst II

Evana Said

Saif Shabou

Urban Data & Analytics Associate, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

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Jamal Srouji

Associate I, Climate Program

Neil Stein

Research and Engagement Associate, TerraFund

Neil Stein

Dominick Tanoh

NUMO Intern, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Dominick Tanoh
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