Experts & Staff

WRI brings together nearly 1,800 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.

Contact our media team to arrange an interview with any of our experts.

287 Featured Experts

Global Executive Team

Global Executive Team

Adriana Lobo

Managing Director, Global Presence and National Action

Program Experts & Staff

Maria Alejandra Achury

Financial Solutions Analyst, Electric School Bus Initiative, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Maria Alejandra Achury

Acoyani Adame

Program Analyst, Active Mobility

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Claudia Adriazola-Steil

Deputy Director, Global Urban Mobility, and Director, Health & Road Safety, WRI Ross Center For Sustainable Cities

Sonia Aguilar

Road Safety Coordinator, WRI México

Rebecca Aguilera

Executive Assistant, Secretariat of the High Ambition Coalition

Rebecca Aguilera.

Natalia Alayza

Manager, Sustainable Finance Center

Natalia Alayza

Cristina Albuquerque

Director, Global Electric Mobility, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Cristina Albuquerque

Júlio de Araújo-Alves

Research Analyst, Forests Program, WRI Brasil

Julio Alves

Luiz Amaral

CEO, Science Based Targets Initiative

Angelo E. Angel Gomez

Grants and Finance Manager, Coalition for Urban Transitions, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Ettore Arpini

Data Systems and Institutional Reporting Manager

Ettore Arpini

César Avilés

Innovation Coordinator, WRI Mexico

Lorena Baca

Head of International Cooperation, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Lorena Baca

Jon Baines

Research Associate, Sustainable Ocean Economies

Jon Baines

Sergio Baldit Parra

Communications Specialist, Data Lab

Sergio Baldit.

Sandra Baltazar

Digital Communications Coordinator, WRI México

Leonardo Barbosa

Data Science Analyst, WRI Brasil

Leonardo Barbosa.

Amanda Barreto Salgueiro

Research Intern, Global Restoration Initiative

Amanda Barreto Salgueiro.

Isabela Barriga

Engagement Specialist, Global Forest Watch

Isabela Barriga.

Isabel Bartmann

Grants & Finance Specialist, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Cynthia Barzuna

Director, Ocean Action 2030 Coalition

Cynthia Barzuna

Bruno Batista

Active Mobility Analyst, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Bruno Batista

Angela Bekkers

Head of Communications, WRI Europe

Angela Bekkers

Anika Berger

Research Analyst, Global Forest Watch

Luana Betti

Urban Economics Coordinator, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Luana Betti

Jake Billhorn

Financial Analysis Intern, Natural Infrastructure Initiative

Jake Billhorn

Baret Binatlı

Built Environment Manager, Urban Efficiency & Climate, WRI Türkiye

Baret Binatlı

Jamie Bindon

Enhancement Knowledge Specialist, NDC Partnership

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Stacy Blondin

Behavioral Science Associate

Valéria Blos

Senior Fundraising & Donor Relations Manager, WRI Brasil

Valéria Blos

Felipe Borja Díaz

Project Analyst, Climate Solutions Partnership

Felipe Borja Dias.

Alejandra Bosch

Land Sector Associate, Greenhouse Gas Protocol, WRI México

Alejandra Bosch.

Benjamin Bressette

Equity Framework Intern, Electric School Bus Initiative

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Mauricio Brito

Urban Development Analyst, WRI México

Laura Bulbena Janer

Manager, Cities4Forests, WRI Colombia

Laura Bulbena Janer.

Raquel Burke

Operations Manager, Global Climate and Economics Programs

David Burns

Natural Climate Solutions Policy Lead

David Burns

Jordano Roma Buzati

Senior Research Analyst

Jordano Roma Buzati.
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