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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87 Featured Experts

Program Experts & Staff

Dean Affandi

Research, Data and Innovation (RDI) Senior Manager, WRI Indonesia

Dean Affandi

Kirana Agustina

Engagement Specialist for National Plastic Action Partnership (NPAP), WRI Indonesia

Anna Amato

Planning, Evaluation and Learning Manager, Managing For Results

Anna Amato

Ettore Arpini

Program Management Specialist, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Ettore Arpini

Firda Astriyani

Facilities, Procurement And Office Manager, WRI Indonesia

Desti Ayunda

GIS Assistant, WRI Indonesia

Desti Ayunda

Lorena Baca

Head of International Cooperation, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Lorena Baca

Bukti Bagja

Supply Chain and Livelihood Transformation Senior Manager, WRI Indonesia

Bukti Bagja

Julianne Baker-Gallegos

Country Engagement Specialist, NDC Partnership

Julianne Baker-Gallegos

Sandra Baltazar

Digital Communications Coordinator, WRI México

Charles (Chip) Barber

Director, Natural Resources Governance and Policy

Francesca Battistelli

Associate II, Nature-Based Solutions

Francesca Battistelli

Meltem Bayraktar

Urban Efficiency & Climate Manager, WRI Türkiye Sustainable Cities

Valéria Blos

Senior Fundraising & Donor Relations Manager, WRI Brasil

Valéria Blos

Kenny Cetera

Wahana Riset Indonesia Researcher, Forest Legality Initiative

Kenny Cetera

Roman Czebiniak

Nature Based Solutions & Climate Private Sector Lead

Roman Czebiniak

Marc Daniels

Grants and Finance Specialist I, Buildings Initiative, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Marc Daniels

Sean DeWitt

Director, Global Restoration Initiative

Helen Ding

Senior Economist

Jefferson Ferreira-Ferreira

Senior Geoprocessing Specialist

Jefferson Ferreira

Rizky Firmansyah

GIS Analyst, WRI Indonesia

Rizky Firmansyah

Andrés Flores

Climate Change and Energy Director, WRI Mexico

Nicole Fragano

Program Coordinator, Climate Program

Nicole Fragano

Tatsatom Gonçalves

Research Analyst II, Energy Program

Tatsatom Gonçalves

Hidayah Hamzah

Manager For National Plastic Action Partnership, WRI Indonesia 

Sakinah Ummu Haniy

Communications Assistant, WRI Indonesia

Sakinah Ummu Haniy

Arya Harsono

Research Coordinator, The New Climate Economy

Rizky Haryanto

Wahana Riset Indonesia Researcher, Land Use And Governance, WRI Indonesia

Azam Hawari

Legal Analyst For One Map Initiative, WRI Indonesia

Stephanie Hedt

Program Manager, Indonesian Intact Rainforest Project

Stephanie Hedt

Rakhmat Hidayat

Sumatra Regional Senior Manager, WRI Indonesia

Rakhmat Hidayat

Julia Kalmirah

Papua Regional Senior Manager, WRI Indonesia

Martha Triasih Karafir

Strengthening Tenurial Right And Livelihood Business Model Project Lead, WRI Indonesia

Martha Karafir

Gina Karina

Food And Land Use (FOLU) Manager, WRI Indonesia

Bunga Karnisa Goib

Community Coordinator For National Plastic Action Partnership And Restoration, WRI Indonesia

Bunga Karnisa Goib

Yuke Kirana

Data Analyst, Systems Change Lab

Yuke Kirana

David Bronzwaig Kravzov

Green Finance Coordinator, WRI Mexico

David Bronzwaig Kravzov

Heriza Leni

Monitoring, Reporting And Data Management Coordinator, WRI Indonesia

Lourensia

Finance & Accounting Officer, WRI Indonesia

Cynthia Maharani

Climate Research Analyst, WRI Indonesia

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