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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30 Featured Experts

Leadership

Leadership

Lawrence MacDonald

Vice President, Communications

Leadership

Renuka Iyer

Chief Human Resources Officer

Renuka Iyer
Leadership

Shailesh Sreedharan

Acting Chief Operations Officer

Program Experts & Staff

Nambi Appadurai

Director, Climate Resilience Practice, WRI India

Bill Cheng

Intern, Forests Program

Bill Cheng

Nicole Chi

Product Associate, TerraMatch

Neil Chin

Intern, Climate Program

Neil Chin

Mengpin Ge

Associate II, Climate 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

Jayahari KM

Jayahari KM Senior Manager, Sustainable Landscapes & Restoration, WRI India

Wei Li

Urban Mobility Associate, WRI China Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Wei Li

Nikita Luke

Senior Project Associate, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Tianyi Luo

Director, Aqueduct, Global Water Program

Joanne Ma

User Experience Research Intern, TerraMatch

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Daniel Mejia

Engagement Manager, P4G

Parvathi Preethan

Senior Project Associate, Climate Resilience Practice, WRI India

Sony R.K.

Manager, Sustainable Landscapes & Restoration, WRI India

Sony R.K.

Lucie Schwartz

Development Specialist

Howard Shih

Research Associate, Science Based Targets Initiative

Howard Shih

Dhilon Subramanian

Senior Project Associate, Energy Program, WRI India

John Thoppil

Manager, Global Operations

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

Shiying Wang

Research Analyst, Climate Watch

Romain Warnault

Design Project Manager

Lihuan Zhou

Associate II, Sustainable Finance Center

Gillian Zwicker

Research Analyst II, International Engagement, Climate Program

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