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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44 Featured Experts

Program Experts & Staff

Nate Aden

Senior Associate, Business Center

Bernadette Arakwiye

AFR100 Manager, WRI Africa

Bernadette Arakwiye

Caroline Black

Research Analyst II, Water Program

Xixi Chen

Manager, Clean Energy

Xixi Chen

Helen Ding

Senior Economist

Rivvy Eisenberg

Grants & Finance Specialist, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Li Fang

Country Director, WRI China

Wee Kean Fong

Deputy Country Director, WRI China

Wee Kean Fong

Mengpin Ge

Associate II, Climate Program

Tatsatom Gonçalves

Research Analyst II, Energy Program

Tatsatom Gonçalves

Arya Harsono

Research Analyst II, New Climate Economy

Natalie Ichtertz

Field Accounting Support Manager

Xiaoqian Jiang

Low Carbon Planning Project Manager, Climate And Energy Program, WRI China

Yuke Kirana

Data Analyst, Systems Change Lab

Yuke Kirana

Katie Lebling

Associate II, Carbon Removal and Industrial Decarbonization

Bo Li

Research Associate II, Forest Legality Initiative

Jiaying Lin

Research Analyst, WRI China Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Jiaying Lin

Anqi Liu

Senior Accountant

Daizong Liu

Director, WRI China Ross Center for Sustainable Cities & Communications Director, WRI China

Daizong Liu

Chuyi Lu

Gender Mainstreaming and Youth Intern, NDC Partnership

Chuyi Lu.

Lu Lu

Research Analyst II, WRI China Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Lu Lu

Christine Luttmer

Project Specialist, Country Engagement Support, South Africa

Christine Luttmer

Ziyi Ma

Research Analyst, Sustainable Finance Center

Ziyi Ma

Jie Meng

Operations Manager, WRI China

Jie Meng

Thacien Munyamahame

Community Coordinator, Global Restoration Initiative, WRI Africa

Thacien Munyamahame.

Gilbert Muvunankiko

Communications Specialist, Global Restoration Initiative, WRI Africa

Gilbert Muvunankiko

Liqing Peng

Food and Agriculture Modeler

Liqing Peng

Shiyong Qiu

Research Analyst, WRI China Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Shiyong Qiu

Zhufang Shi

Development Manager, WRI China

Zhufang Shi

Jerin Tan

Communications Coordinator, Global Restoration Initiative

Jerin Tan

Natalie Thomure

Buildings Analyst, WRI Ross Center For Sustainable Cities

Natalie Thomure

Jessica Wang

Technical Associate, Electric School Bus Initiative, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Jessica Wang

Ye Wang

Research Associate, Sustainable Investment Program, WRI China

Ye Wang

Ke Wang

Program Lead, PACE

Wenyi Xi

Research Analyst, Climate And Energy Program, WRI China

Wenyi Xi

Jinghan Xu

Communications Officer, WRI China

Lulu Xue

Urban Mobility Manager, WRI China Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Chendan Yan

Research Associate II

Tian Yu

Research Analyst II

Tian Yu

Min Yuan

Energy Transition Project Manager, Climate and Energy Program, WRI China

Min Yuan