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.

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45 Featured Experts

Leadership

Leadership

Lawrence MacDonald

Vice President, Communications

Program Experts & Staff

Ettore Arpini

Planning and Performance Analyst, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Ettore Arpini

Lorena Baca

Director of Development, WRI México

Lorena Baca

Sandra Baltazar

Digital Communications Coordinator, WRI México

Francesca Battistelli

Associate II, Nature-Based Solutions

Francesca Battistelli

Meltem Bayraktar

Urban Efficiency & Climate Manager, WRI Turkey Sustainable Cities

Bill Cheng

Intern, Forests Program

Bill Cheng

Nicole Chi

Product Associate, TerraMatch

Neil Chin

Intern, Climate Program

Neil Chin

Marc Daniels

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

Marc Daniels

Mercedes Escobar

Consultant in Air Quality and Urbanism, WRI México

Andrés Flores

Climate Change and Energy Director, WRI Mexico

Madeleine Galvin

Research Analyst, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Marina Caregnato Garcia

Urban Economics Analyst, WRI Brasil Sustainable Cities

Mengpin Ge

Associate II, Climate Program

Tatsatom Gonçalves

Research Analyst, Energy Program

Alice Gottesman

Engagement Specialist, Global Forest Watch

Arya Harsono

Research Coordinator, The New Climate Economy

Leo Horn-Phathanothai

Head, WRI UK Office; and Director, Strategy and Partnerships, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Norma Hutchinson

Research Analyst

Anthony Laurita

Gender and Social Equity, Governance Center

Anthony Laurita

Kerry LePain

Program Delivery Associate, Coalition for Urban Transitions

Wei Li

Urban Mobility Associate, WRI China Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Wei Li

Nadine Lombardo-Han

Intern, Climate and Behavior Project

Nadine Lombardo-Han

Tianyi Luo

Director, Aqueduct, Global Water Program

Joanne Ma

User Experience Research Intern, TerraMatch

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Laura Malaguzzi Valeri

Deputy to Vice President of Research, Data and Innovation

Daniel Mejia

Engagement Manager, P4G

Alberto Pallecchi

Program Manager, WRI Europe

Francisco Minella Pasqual

Urban Mobility Assistant, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Gerard Pozzi

Research and Engagement Specialist, Food Program

Lucie Schwartz

Development Specialist

Klara Shepherd

Intern, Foundation Relations

Howard Shih

Research Associate, Science Based Targets Initiative

Howard Shih

Giuseppe Tesoriere

Urban and Regional Economist, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Giuseppe Tesoriere

Tini Tran

Director, Global Communications and Engagement, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Tini Tran

Thet Hein Tun

Transportation Research Associate, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Anna Twomlow

Research Analyst, Climate Behavior Project

Anna Twomlow

Juliana Vega

Mobility and Road Safety Analyst, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Shiying Wang

Research Analyst, Climate Watch

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