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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965 Featured Experts

Global Executive Team

Global Executive Team

Craig Hanson

Managing Director, Programs

Craig Hanson
Global Executive Team

Adriana Lobo

Managing Director, Global Presence and National Action

Global Executive Team

Moazzam Malik

Managing Director for Global Delivery

Moazzam Malik

Program Experts & Staff

Pollyana Abreu

Urban Mobility Analyst, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

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Iman Abdulwassi Abubaker

Urban Mobility Project Manager, WRI Africa

Maria Alejandra Achury

Financial Solutions Fellow, Electric School Bus Initiative, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Maria Alejandra Achury

Acoyani Adame

Program Analyst, Active Mobility

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Zablon Adane

Water Program Associate, WRI Africa

Zablon Adane

Nate Aden

Senior Associate, Business Center

Claudia Adriazola-Steil

Deputy Director, Global Urban Mobility, and Director, Health & Road Safety, WRI Ross Center For Sustainable Cities

Dean Affandi

Research, Data and Innovation (RDI) Senior Manager, WRI Indonesia

Dean Affandi

Varun Agarwal

Senior Project Associate, Climate, WRI India

Varun Agarwal

Avni Agarwal

Project Associate, Climate Program, WRI India

O.P. Agarwal

CEO, WRI India

O.P. Agarwal

Sonia Aguilar

Road Safety Coordinator, WRI México

Kirana Agustina

Engagement Specialist for National Plastic Action Partnership (NPAP), WRI Indonesia

Shazabe Akhtar

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

Shazabe Akhtar

Merve Akı

Urban Mobility Manager, WRI Türkiye Sustainable Cities

Merve Aki

Yelena Akopian

Communications Manager, New Climate Economy

Natalia Akopian

Policy & Government Affairs Analyst

Natalia Alayza

Manager, Sustainable Finance Center

Natalia Alayza

Camila Bellaver Alberti

Urban Development Analyst, WRI Brasil

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Cristina Albuquerque

Urban Mobility Manager

Cristina Albuquerque

Christian Aldridge

Digital Technology Manager / Senior Web Developer

Sadof Alexander

Communications Specialist, Cities4Forests

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Abdul-Washeru Alhassan

Research and Strategy Intern, ACT2025

Abdul Washeru Alhassan

Agraw Ali

GIS Research Analyst, WRI Africa

Julio Alves

Research Analyst, Forests Program, WRI Brasil

Julio Alves

Luiz Amaral

CEO, Science Based Targets Initiative

Anna Amato

Planning, Evaluation and Learning Manager, Managing For Results

Anna Amato

Tim Anderegg

Head of Engineering, Data Lab

Tim Anderegg

Angela Anderson

Director of Industrial Innovation and Carbon Removal

Angela Anderson

Will Anderson

Manager II, Restoration Projects, Global Restoration Initiative

Will Anderson

James Anderson

Program Manager, Cities4Forests

Angelo Angel Gomez

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

Sripathi Anirudh

Project Associate, Energy Program, WRI India

Sripathi Anirudh

Marlon Joseph Apanada

Southeast Asia Engagement Lead, Energy & Climate

Nambi Appadurai

Director, Climate Resilience Practice, WRI India

Bernadette Arakwiye

AFR100 Manager, WRI Africa

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