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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247 Featured Experts

Leadership

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Renuka Iyer

Chief Human Resources Officer

Renuka Iyer
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O.P. Agarwal

CEO, WRI India

O.P. Agarwal
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Leo Horn-Phathanothai

Head, WRI UK Office; and Director, Strategy and Partnerships, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Leadership

Rogier van den Berg

Acting Global Director, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Rogier van den Berg
Leadership

Shailesh Sreedharan

Acting Chief Operations Officer

Leadership

Edward Davey

International Engagement Director, Food and Land Use Coalition; Co-Director, WRI UK

Edward Davey

Program Experts & Staff

Varun Agarwal

Senior Project Associate, Climate, WRI India

Varun Agarwal

Avni Agarwal

Project Associate, Climate Program, WRI India

Christian Aldridge

Digital Technology Manager / Senior Web Developer

Luiz Amaral

CEO, Science Based Targets Initiative

Will Anderson

Manager II, Restoration Projects, Global Restoration Initiative

Will Anderson

Sripathi Anirudh

Project Associate, Energy Program, WRI India

Sripathi Anirudh

Bernadette Arakwiye

AFR100 Manager, WRI Africa

Ettore Arpini

Program Management Specialist, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Ettore Arpini

Dhawal Ashar

Senior Manager, Sustainable Cities and Transport, WRI India Sustainable Cities

César Avilés

Innovation Coordinator, WRI Mexico

Laura Azeredo

Urban Development Analyst, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Laura Azeredo

Nathalie Badaoui

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

Nathalie Badaoui

Saransh Bajpai

Senior Manager, Climate Program, WRI India

Saransh Bajpai

Gagandeep Bajwa

Lead – Human Resources, WRI India

Julianne Baker-Gallegos

Country Engagement Specialist, NDC Partnership

Julianne Baker-Gallegos

Prince Baraka Lucungu

Forest Policy and Community Forestry Advisor, Democratic Republic of Congo

Prince Baraka Lucungu

Prateek Barapatre

Manager, Climate Program, WRI India

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Grace Baruka

Forest and Landscape Restoration Officer, Democratic Republic of Congo

Grace Baruka

Samrat Basak

Director, Urban Water Resilience, WRI India

Samrat Basak

Francesca Battistelli

Associate II, Nature-Based Solutions

Francesca Battistelli

Romeo Bertolini

Deputy Director, Head of Bonn office, NDC Partnership

Romeo Bertolini

Preety Bhandari

Senior Advisor, Global Climate Program and the Finance Center

Preety Bhandari

Baret Binatlı

Urban Coordinator, WRI Turkey Sustainable Cities

Baret Binatlı

Emer Byrne

Talent Acquisition Coordinator

Emer Byrne

Rocío Campos

Communications Manager, Center for Equitable Development

Rocío Campos

Daniel Cano Gomez

Project Leader, Road Safety

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Trace Carlson

Operations Manager, Air Quality Program

Trace Carlson

Sebastian Castellanos

Senior Research Associate, NUMO Alliance, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Jyot Chadha

Deputy Director, NUMO Alliance

Imane Chafiq

Country Engagement Specialist

Imane Chafiq

Subrata Chakrabarty

Senior Manager, Climate, WRI India

Radha Chanchani

Senior Manager, Urban Development, WRI India Ross Center for Sustainable Cities and Transport

Rhada Chanchani

Purnanjali Chandra

Project Associate, Urban Water Resilience, WRI India Sustainable Cities

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