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.

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1333 Featured Experts

Program Experts & Staff

Desi Desi

Admin Assistant, WRI Indonesia

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Berhanu Desta

Global Accounting Director

Marc Dettmann

Corporate Water Stewardship Manager

Marc Dettman.

Mary DeVenny

Coolfood Member Engagement Coordinator

Mary DeVenny.

Sean DeWitt

Director, Global Restoration Initiative

Sean Dewitt.

Ela Dhankhar

Intern, UrbanShift, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Ela Dhankhar

Kiranjeet Dhillon

Executive Assistant, Heads of London Office

Kiranjeet Dhillon

Jessica di Blasio

Accountant, WRI Europe

Jessica Di Blasio.

Cathline Dickens

Product Manager, Systems Change Lab

Cathline Dickens

Irina Didenko

Grants and Finance Specialist, Cities4Forests

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Amanda DiMartini

Digital Strategist, Land and Forests

Amanda DiMartini

Helen Ding

Senior Economist

Ayesha Dinshaw

Manager, Climate Resilience

Serge Evariste DITA

RoC Finance and Administration Officer, WRI Africa

Evariste Dita.

Prateek Diwan

Program Manager, PACE

Prateek Diwan

Phanuella Djanteng

Congo Basin Engagement Associate, Global Forest Watch, WRI Africa

Phanuella Djanteng.

Achille Djeagou Tchoffo

Congo Bassin Coordinator, Open Timber Portal, Congo Basin

Achille Djeagou Tchoffo

Amy Dobbs

WRI Europe Operations Manager

Alex Dolan

Communications and Engagement Lead, Global Energy

Alex Dolan.

Geovanni Romano Domínguez

Administrative Assistant, WRI México

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Héctor Miguel Donado

Research Analyst, Climate Program

Hector Miguel Donado.

Cathy Donn

Special Assistant to the Acting CFO

Bridgit Donnelly

Data Infrastructure Product Manager, Data Lab

Bridgit Donnelly.

Morgan Donohue

Engagement and Partnerships Intern

Morgan Donohue.

Laura Lee Dooley

Digital Engagement Manager

Milloni Doshi

Development Intern

Milloni Doshi

Ruiyun Dou

Project Coordinator, Climate And Energy Program, WRI China

Ruiyun Dou

Michael Doust

Director, Urban Efficiency & Climate, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Michael Doust

Joseph Drake

Coordinator, Government Partnerships

Joseph Drake

Bill Dugan

Creative Director

Alex Dumont

Electric Vehicle Technical Assistance Intern, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Alex Dumont.

Silvia Duque

Research Analyst, Colombia, WRI Mexico

Lucia Duran Aguado

Operations Coordinator, WRI Europe

Esthelyne Dusabe

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

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Nina M. Dutra

Senior Operations & Special Projects Manager, Research, Data & Innovation

Nina Dutra

Anamika Dutt

Manager, PMEL, Energy Program, WRI India

Anamika Dutt

Juliana Echeverri

Junior Associate for Technical Assistance & Capacity Building for the High Ambition Coalition for Nature and People

Juliana Echeverri.

Christine Ecker

Grants and Finance Specialist, Research, Data and Innovation

Christine Ecker

Christopher M. Ede-Calton

Senior Engagement Manager, Land & Carbon Lab

Christopher M. Ede-Calton

Rivvy Eisenberg

Grants & Finance Specialist, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities