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.

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

134 Featured Experts

Global Executive Team

Global Executive Team

Adriana Lobo

Managing Director, Global Presence and National Action

Program Experts & Staff

Pollyana Abreu

Urban Mobility Analyst, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

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Shazabe Akhtar

Research Analyst, Air Quality, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Shazabe Akhtar

Camila Bellaver Alberti

Urban Development Analyst, WRI Brasil

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Cristina Albuquerque

Urban Mobility Manager

Cristina Albuquerque

Julio Alves

Research Analyst, Forests Program, WRI Brasil

Julio Alves

Luiz Amaral

CEO, Science Based Targets Initiative

Angelo Angel Gomez

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

Ettore Arpini

Program Management Specialist, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Ettore Arpini

Laura Azeredo

Urban Development Analyst, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Laura Azeredo

Nathalie Badaoui

Senior Manager, Integrated Climate Action, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Nathalie Badaoui

Leonardo Barbosa

Geoprocessing Analyst, WRI Brasil

Leonardo Barbosa

Mariana Barcelos

Urban Mobility Analyst, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Mariana Barcelos

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

Luana Betti

Urban Economics Coordinator, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Luana Betti

Larissa Bitzcki

Economics and Urban Finance Intern, WRI Brasil

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Cynthia Blank

Urban Mobility Assistant, WRI Brasil Sustainable Cities

Valéria Blos

Senior Fundraising & Donor Relations Manager, WRI Brasil

Valéria Blos

Selma Bombachini

Executive Secretary, WRI Brasil

Selma Bombachini

Raquel Burke

Operations Manager, Global Climate and Economics Programs

Henrique Cabral

Urban Mobility Analyst, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Henrique Cabral

Lara Caccia

Urban Development Specialist, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Lara Caccia

Luiz Calado

Strategic Solutions & Engagement Specialist for Latin America, Global Forest Watch

Bruno Calixto

Communications Specialist, WRI Brasil

Bruno Calixto

Paulo Camuri

Senior Economist, Climate Program, WRI Brasil

Paulo Camuri

Carla Carpio

Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Manager

Carla Carpio

Fabiana Chamis

Land Accelerator Coordinator

Fabiana Chamis

Robin Chazdon

Senior Fellow, Global Restoration Initiative

Natasha Collins

Research Analyst, Cities4Forests

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Fernando Correa

Communications Analyst, WRI Brasil

Fernando Correa

Henrique Corsi

Administrative Analyst, WRI Brasil

Larissa Da Silva

Senior Manager, Global Projects & Initiatives, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Larissa Da Silva

Mario Daud Neto

G&C Analyst, WRI Brasil

Mario Daud Neto

Yifan Ding

Global Electric Mobility Intern, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Yifan Ding

Jessica Ertel

Data Analyst II, Global Restoration Initiative

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Henrique Evers

Urban Development Manager, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Henrique Evers

Daniela Facchini

Director, Global Operations and Program Management, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Catyana Falsetti

Learning & Knowledge Exchange Manager, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Catyana Falsetti

Elizabeth Farina

Executive Director, WRI Brasil 

Elizabeth Ferina

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