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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153 Featured Experts

Program Experts & Staff

Natalia Akopian

Policy & Government Affairs Analyst

Christian Aldridge

Digital Technology Manager / Senior Web Developer

Abdul-Washeru Alhassan

Research and Strategy Intern, ACT2025

Abdul Washeru Alhassan

Luiz Amaral

CEO, Science Based Targets Initiative

Will Anderson

Manager II, Land Restoration Projects, Global Restoration Initiative

Will Anderson

Bernadette Arakwiye

AFR100 Manager, WRI Africa

Bernadette Arakwiye

Ettore Arpini

Program Management Specialist, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Ettore Arpini

Zhanar Atiyeva

Grants and Finance Specialist, Climate Resilience

Zhanar Atiyeva.

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

Julianne Baker-Gallegos

Country Engagement Specialist, NDC Partnership

Julianne Baker-Gallegos

Tsvetilena Bandakova

Program Manager, Nature Crime Alliance

Tsvetilena Bandakova

Francesca Battistelli

Associate II, Nature-Based Solutions

Francesca Battistelli

Angela Bekkers

Head of Communications, WRI Europe

Angela Bekkers

Anne-Marie Belley

Executive Assistant to the MD for Programs and MD for Strategy

Anne-Marie Belley.

Romeo Bertolini

Deputy Director, Head of Bonn office, NDC Partnership

Romeo Bertolini

Baret Binatlı

Urban Coordinator, WRI Türkiye Sustainable Cities

Baret Binatlı

Larissa Bitzcki

Economics and Urban Finance Intern, WRI Brasil

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Tatiana Bogdanova

Junior Product Specialist, Global Forest Watch

Tatiana Bogdanova

Jelena Bukin

Senior Accountant

Jelena Bukin

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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Carla Carpio

Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Manager

Carla Carpio

Sebastian Castellanos

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

Imane Chafiq

Country Engagement Specialist

Imane Chafiq

Diana Chavez

Grants & Finance Specialist I, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Diana Chavez

Xixi Chen

Manager, Clean Energy

Xixi Chen

Angel Cibemba

Central and West Africa Communications Coordinator III

Tamara Coger

Senior Associate, Climate Resilience Practice

Tamara Coger

Sod-Erdene Davaadorj

Grants & Finance Specialist II, Natural Infrastructure

Sod-Erdene Davaadorj

Edward Davey

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

 

Edward Davey

Janneke de Vries

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

Janneke de Vries

Irina Didenko

Grants and Finance Specialist, Cities4Forests

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Achille Djeagou Tchoffo

Congo Bassin Coordinator, Open Timber Portal, Congo Basin

Achille Djeagou Tchoffo

Lucia Duran Aguado

Operations Coordinator, WRI Europe

Esthelyne Dusabe

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

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Rivvy Eisenberg

Grants & Finance Specialist, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities