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.

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

339 Featured Experts



Adriana Lobo

CEO, WRI México


Tjokorda Nirarta "Koni" Samadhi

Country Director, Indonesia

Nirarta Samadhi

Rod Taylor

Global Director, Forests

Rod Taylor

Pablo Vieira

Global Director, NDC Partnership

Program Experts & Staff

Iola Abas

Media Research And Campaign Lead, WRI Indonesia

Acoyani Adame

Program Analyst, Active Mobility

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Claudia Adriazola-Steil

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

Dean Affandi

Research Data Innovation (RDI) Manager, WRI Indonesia

Dean Affandi

Sonia Aguilar

Road Safety Coordinator, WRI México

Kirana Agustina

Policy Specialist For Global Plastic Action Partnership, WRI Indonesia

Hans Alarcon

Special Projects Manager, P4G

Hans Alarcon

Natalia Alayza

Research Analyst II, Finance Center

Natalia Alayza

Cristina Albuquerque

Urban Mobility Manager

Cristina Albuquerque

Julio Alves

Research Analyst, Forests Program, WRI Brasil

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Luiz Amaral

Director, Global Solutions for Commodities and Finance

Angelo Angel Gomez

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

Ettore Arpini

Planning and Performance Analyst, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Ettore Arpini

Firda Astriyani

Facilities, Procurement And Office Manager, WRI Indonesia

Sergio Avelleda

Senior Advisor, Urban Mobility, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

César Avilés

Innovation Coordinator, WRI Mexico

Desti Ayunda

GIS Assistant, WRI Indonesia

Desti Ayunda

Lorena Baca

Director of Development, WRI México

Lorena Baca

Bukti Bagja

Land Use Accountability Manager, WRI Indonesia

Bukti Bagja

Julianne Baker-Gallegos

Country Engagement Specialist, NDC Partnership

Julianne Baker-Gallegos

Sergio Baldit Parra

Communications Specialist, Resource Watch

Sergio Baldit

Sandra Baltazar

Digital Communications Coordinator, WRI México

Charles Victor Barber

Director, Forest Legality Initiative & Senior Biodiversity Advisor

Alyssa Barrett

Global Forest Watch Platform Manager

Isabel Bartmann

Grants & Finance Specialist, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Bruno Batista

Active Mobility Analyst, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Bruno Batista

Anika Berger

Research Analyst, Global Forest Watch

Ariege Besson

Country Engagement Analyst, NDC Partnership

Luana Betti

Urban Economics Coordinator, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Jake Billhorn

Financial Analysis Intern, Natural Infrastructure Initiative

Jake Billhorn

Jamie Bindon

Enhancement Knowledge Specialist, NDC Partnership

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Stacy Blondin

Behavioral Science Associate

Benjamin Bressette

Equity Framework Intern, Electric School Bus Initiative

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Mauricio Brito

Urban Development Analyst, WRI México

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