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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156 Featured Experts



Rogier van den Berg

Acting Global Director, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Rogier van den Berg

Edward Davey

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

Edward Davey

Leo Horn-Phathanothai

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

Program Experts & Staff

Christian Aldridge

Digital Technology Manager / Senior Web Developer

Luiz Amaral

Director, Global Solutions for Commodities and Finance

Will Anderson

Communications Manager, Global Restoration Initiative

Will Anderson

Bernadette Arakwiye

Research Associate, Forest Program, WRI Africa

Ettore Arpini

Program Management Specialist, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Ettore Arpini

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 Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

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Julianne Baker-Gallegos

Country Engagement Specialist, NDC Partnership

Julianne Baker-Gallegos

Prince Baraka Lucungu

Natural Resources Policy Expert

Prince Baraka Lucungu

Grace Baruka

Forest and Landscape Restoration Officer, Democratic Republic of Congo

Grace Baruka

Francesca Battistelli

Associate II, Nature-Based Solutions

Francesca Battistelli

Romeo Bertolini

Deputy Director, Head of Bonn office, NDC Partnership

Emer Byrne

Talent Acquisition Coordinator

Emer Byrne

Daniel Cano Gomez

Project Leader, Road Safety

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Cayetano Casado

Regional Specialist Latin America and the Caribbean, NDC Partnerhsip

Sebastian Castellanos

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

Imane Chafiq

Country Engagement Specialist

Imane Chafiq

Xixi Chen

Manager, Clean Energy

Xixi Chen

Neil Chin

Intern, Climate Program

Neil Chin

Angel Cibemba

Communications Specialist Central and West Africa

Tamara Coger

Senior Associate, Climate Resilience Practice

Luiza Oliveira

Urban Development Coordinator, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Janneke de Vries

Director European Partnerships and Head of the Europe regional Office in The Hague

Achille Djeagou Tchoffo

Technical Assistant OTP, Congo Basin

Lucia Duran Aguado

Operations Coordinator, WRI Europe

Esthelyne Dusabe

Project Specialist, Urban Mobility, WRI Africa Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

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Hande Dönmez

Strategic Communications Coordinator, WRI Turkey Sustainable Cities

Rivvy Eisenberg

Grants & Finance Specialist, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Siba El-Samra

Urban Mobility Associate, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Beakal Fasil

Communications and Engagement Specialist, The New Climate Economy, WRI Africa

Tyler Ferdinand

Agricultural Resilience Associate, Climate Resilience Practice

Jefferson Ferreira-Ferreira

Senior Geoprocessing Specialist

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Laura Fishburn

Project Specialist

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Luciana Gallardo Lomeli

Research Associate, Initiative 20x20

Ignacio Galván

Water and Green Infrastructure Analyst

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