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.

Contact our media team to arrange an interview with any of our experts.

10 Featured Experts



Craig Hanson

Vice President for Food, Forest, Water & the Ocean

Program Experts & Staff

Skylar Bee

Climate Finance Specialist, Knowledge and Learning, NDC Partnership

Skylar Bee

Quentin Dean

Executive Assistant, NDC Partnership

Gaia Larsen

Director, Climate Finance Access and Deployment, Finance Center

Esben Lunde Larsen

Director, WRI Faith and Sustainability

Leah Lazer

Research Associate, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Leah Lazer

Suzanna Lund

Project Manager, WRI Brasil

Suzanna Lund

Dimitrios Mentis

Senior Energy Geographer, Energy Access; Project Lead, Energy Access Explorer

Klara Nilsson

Communications Associate, Food and Land Use Coalition

Anders Pedersen

Resource Watch Director

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