Experts & Staff

WRI brings together nearly 1,900 staff and experts who are leaders in their fields. Their work spans topics such as food and land use, energy, cities, economics, finance, governance and more. Our staff and researchers work globally and in 12 focus countries to meet people’s essential needs, to protect and restore nature, and to stabilize the climate and build resilient communities.

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97 Featured Experts

Program Experts & Staff

Vaisakh Suresh Kumar

Project Associate, Energy Program, WRI India

Vaisakh Suresh Kumar

Amit Kumar

Senior Fellow, Climate Program, WRI India

Amit Kumar

Komal Kunwar

Research Intern, Science Based Targets Initiative

Komal Kunwar

Nikita Luke

Senior Project Associate, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Nikita Luke

Sana Madhav

Associate Budget Analyst, WRI India

Sana Madhav.

Srikant Mahanty

Senior Manager, Global Communications

Anjali Mahendra

Director of Global Research, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Anjali Mahendra

Sangeeta Maini

HR Operations Manager, Human Resources

Sangeeta Maini.

Sumedha Malaviya

Senior Manager, Energy Program, WRI India

Sumedha Malaviya

Aakash Malik

Program Associate, Urban Water Resilience, WRI India Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Aakash Malik

Devika Malvankar

International HR Partner, WRI India

Tirthankar Mandal

Head, Energy Policy, WRI India

Tirthankar Mandal

Gautam Mathur

Remote Sensing, Data Science Intern

Gautam Mathur.

Priyanka Mewal

Technical Advisor, Global Operations, WRI India

Khabir Mirzakhail

Training Manager, Planning, Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning, Managing for Results

Khabir Mirzakhail

Kajol

Manager, Energy, WRI India

Kajol

Mona Nabi

Project and Finance Specialist, Center for Equitable Development

Mona Nabi

T Nandakumar

Senior Fellow, Food and Land Use Coalition, WRI India

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Uttara Narayan

Manager, Energy, WRI India

Almas Naseem

Project Communication Associate, Energy Program, WRI India

Almas Naseem.

Arun Panda

Senior Fellow, Climate Program, WRI India

Arun Panda

Manish Dutta Pandey

Manager, Electric Mobility, WRI India Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Manish Dutta Pandey

Bibhu Panigrahi

Enterprise Architect, Global Operations

Apoorva R

Manager, Climate Program, WRI India

Apoorva R.

Sony R.K.

Senior Manager, Sustainable Landscapes & Restoration, WRI India

Sony R.K.

Deepti Raj

Senior Associate, Energy Program, WRI India

Deepti Raj.

Anand Ramachandran

Project Associate - Operations, WRI India Sustainable Cities

Radhika Rao

Research Associate

Radhika Rao.

Devashree Saha

Director, US Clean Energy Economy Program

Devashree Saha

Sarah Sarkar

Digital Specialist, Food Program

Sarah Sarkar

Sangeetha Sarma

Head of Communications, P4G
Sangeetha Sarma

Ashni Shah

Grants and Finance Specialist II - Electric Mobility, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Ashni Shah

Abhinav Sharma

Manager, Energy Program, WRI India

Abhinav Sharma.

Lalit Sharma

Senior Project Associate, WRI India

Lalit Sharma.

Vaibhav Shrivastava

Senior Project Associate, GeoAnalytics, WRI India Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Vaibhav Srhivastava.

Neelam Singh

Senior Associate, Global Climate Program

Yash Singh

Program Associate, Sustainable Cities, WRI India

 Yash Singh

Anupama Sivan

Head - Coordination, Executive Office, WRI India

Smriti Singh

Research and Engagement Specialist, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Smriti Singh.

Rushabh Soni

Project Associate, Energy Governance, WRI India

Rushabh Soni
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