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.

264 Featured Experts



Adriana Lobo

CEO, WRI México


Pablo Vieira

Global Director, NDC Partnership

Program Experts & Staff

Claudia Adriazola-Steil

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

Sonia Aguilar

Road Safety Coordinator, WRI México

Hans Alarcon

Special Projects Manager, P4G

Hans Alarcon

Natalia Alayza

Research Analyst II, Finance Center

Natalia Alayza

Cristina Albuquerque

Urban Mobility Manager

Cristina Albuquerque

Gavin Allman

Rotational Nonprofit Management Intern

Gavin Allman

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

Sergio Avelleda

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

César Avilés

Innovation Coordinator, WRI Mexico

Lorena Baca

Director of Development, WRI México

Lorena Baca

Sandra Baltazar

Digital Communications Coordinator, WRI México

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

Francesca Battistelli

Associate II, Nature-Based Solutions

Francesca Battistelli

Meltem Bayraktar

Urban Efficiency & Climate Manager, WRI Turkey Sustainable Cities

Anika Berger

Research Analyst, Global Forest Watch

Luana Betti

Urban Economics Coordinator, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Jake Billhorn

Financial Analysis Intern, Natural Infrastructure Initiative

Jake Billhorn

Jamie Bindon

Project Coordinator, Knowledge & Learning, NDC Partnership

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

Raquel Burke

Grants and Finance Associate

Lara Caccia

Urban Development Specialist, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Mariana Camacho

Project Development Intern, Natural Infrastructure Initiative

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Günes Cansiz

Acting Director, WRI Turkey Sustainable Cities

Beatriz Cardenas

Air Quality Director, WRI Mexico

Cayetano Casado

Regional Specialist Latin America and the Caribbean, NDC Partnerhsip

Sarah Cassius

E-Mobility Research Analyst, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Sarah Cassius

Sebastian Castellanos

Senior Research Associate, NUMO Alliance, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Yunuen Castellanos

Management Advisor, WRI Mexico

Neil Chin

Intern, Climate Program

Neil Chin

Monica Chitre

Alliance Admin & Finance Coordinator, NUMO Alliance

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