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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117 Featured Experts

Leadership

Leadership

Elizabeth Farina

Executive Director, WRI Brasil 

Elizabeth Ferina
Leadership

Adriana Lobo

CEO, WRI México

Program Experts & Staff

Shazabe Akhtar

Research Analyst, Air Quality, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Shazabe Akhtar

Cristina Albuquerque

Urban Mobility Manager

Cristina Albuquerque

Julio Alves

Research Analyst, Forests Program, WRI Brasil

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Luiz Amaral

Director, Global Solutions for Commodities and Finance

Angelo Angel Gomez

Grants & Finance Manager, Coalition for Urban Transitions, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Ettore Arpini

Program Management Specialist, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Ettore Arpini

Sergio Avelleda

Senior Advisor, Urban Mobility, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Laura Azeredo

Urban Development Analyst, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Laura Azeredo

Nathalie Badaoui

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

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Leonardo Barbosa

Geoprocessing Assistant, WRI Brasil

Leonardo Barbosa

Mariana Barcelos

Urban Mobility Analyst, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Mariana Barcelos

Isabel Bartmann

Grants & Finance Specialist, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Bruno Batista

Active Mobility Analyst, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Bruno Batista

Karla Battistella

Operations Director, WRI Brasil

Karla Battistella

Luana Betti

Urban Economics Coordinator, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Selma Bombachini

Executive Secretary, WRI Brasil

Raquel Burke

Operations Manager, Global Climate and Economics Programs

Lara Caccia

Urban Development Specialist, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Luiz Calado

Strategic Solutions & Engagement Specialist for Latin America, Global Forest Watch

Bruno Calixto

Communications Specialist, WRI Brasil

Bruno Calixto

Paulo Camuri

Senior Economist, Climate Program, WRI Brasil

Paulo Camuri

Fernando Correa

Communications Analyst, WRI Brasil

Henrique Corsi

Administrative Analyst, WRI Brasil

Tom Cyrs

Research Associate

Tom Cyrs

Felipe da Rocha

Urban Economics Analyst, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

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Larissa Da Silva

Senior Manager, Global Projects & Initiatives, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Mario Daud Neto

G&C Analyst, WRI Brasil

Mario Daud Neto

Luiza Oliveira

Urban Development Coordinator, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Jessica Ertel

Data Analyst II, Global Restoration Initiative

Henrique Evers

Urban Development Manager, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Daniela Facchini

Director, Global Operations and Program Management, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Luciana Alves

Restoration Specialist

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Bruno Felin

Communications Specialist, WRI Brasil

Rafael Feltran-Barbieri

Senior Economist, WRI Brasil

Rafael Feltran-Barbieri

Lucas Ferreira

Financial Analyst, WRI Brasil

Jefferson Ferreira-Ferreira

Senior Geoprocessing Specialist

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Mario Finch

Research Manager, Climate Ambition and Implementation

Taryn Fransen

Senior Fellow

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