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



Lawrence MacDonald

Vice President, Communications


Renuka Iyer

Chief Human Resources Officer

Renuka Iyer

O.P. Agarwal

CEO, WRI India

O.P. Agarwal

Shailesh Sreedharan

Acting Chief Operations Officer

Program Experts & Staff

Avni Agarwal

Project Associate, Climate Program, WRI India

Monika Agarwal

Senior Manager, Sustainable Landscapes and Restoration, WRI India

Varun Agarwal

Project Associate, Climate, WRI India

Varun Agarwal

Junaid Ahmed

Intern, Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning, Managing for Results

Junaid Ahmed

Sripathi Anirudh

Project Associate, Energy Program, WRI India

Sripathi Anirudh

Dhawal Ashar

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

Behruz Baizayee

Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Associate, Clean Air Catalyst, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Saransh Bajpai

Senior Manager, Climate Program, WRI India

Saransh Bajpai

Gagandeep Bajwa

Lead – Human Resources, WRI India

Samrat Basak

Director, Urban Water, WRI India

Samrat Basak

Jyot Chadha

Deputy Director, NUMO Alliance

Subrata Chakrabarty

Senior Manager, Climate, WRI India

Radha Chanchani

Managing Associate, Research & Practice, WRI India Sustainable Cities

Tanmoy Chatterjee

Senior Manager, Sustainable Landscape Restoration, WRI India

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Bill Cheng

Intern, Forests Program

Bill Cheng

Nicole Chi

Product Associate, TerraMatch

Neil Chin

Intern, Climate Program

Neil Chin

Anupama Choudhary

Manager, Cognos BI Analyst/Financial Reports

Pulakesh Das

Senior Project Associate, WRI India

Dnyanada Deshpande

Strategy Head - Communications, WRI India

Ayesha Dinshaw

Manager, Climate Resilience, WRI India

Prateek Diwan

Senior Associate, Sustainable Cities and Transport, WRI India

Prateek Diwan

Anamika Dutt

Manager, PMEL, Energy Program, WRI India

Anamika Dutt

Rohit Eswar

Training and Development Coordinator, WRI India

Chirag Gajjar

Head Subnational Climate Action, WRI India

Madhavi Ganeshan

Director of Engagement

Mengpin Ge

Associate II, Climate Program

Prayash Giria

Senior Project Associate, Urban Development, WRI India

Prayash Giria

Mrunmayee Godbole

Manager, Global Operations, WRI India

Alice Gottesman

Engagement Specialist, Global Forest Watch

Vikas Guntur

Senior Associate, Operations, WRI India

Samarth Gupta

Project Management Associate, Urban Water, WRI India Sustainable Cities

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Arya Harsono

Research Coordinator, The New Climate Economy

Ashwini Hingne

Manager, Climate, WRI India

Leo Horn-Phathanothai

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

Norma Hutchinson

Research Analyst

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