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.

133 Featured Experts

Leadership

Leadership

Lawrence MacDonald

Vice President, Communications

Leadership

Elizabeth Farina

Executive Director, WRI Brasil 

Elizabeth Ferina
Leadership

Adriana Lobo

CEO, WRI México

Program Experts & Staff

Shazabe Akhtar

NDC Analysis Intern, Climate Program

Shazabe Akhtar

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

Sergio Avelleda

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

Laura Azeredo

Urban Development Analyst, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Laura Azeredo

Leonardo Barbosa

Geoprocessing Assistant, 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

Karla Battistella

Operations Director, WRI Brasil

Karla Battistella

Luana Betti

Urban Economics Coordinator, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Selma Bombachini

Executive Secretary, WRI Brasil

Raquel Burke

Grants and Finance Associate

Lara Caccia

Urban Development Specialist, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Luiz Calado

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

Bruno Calixto

Communications Specialist, WRI Brasil

Miguel Calmon

Forests Director, WRI Brasil

Paulo Camuri

Senior Economist, Climate Program, WRI Brasil

Paulo Camuri

Bill Cheng

Intern, Forests Program

Bill Cheng

Nicole Chi

Product Associate, TerraMatch

Neil Chin

Intern, Climate Program

Neil Chin

Fernando Correa

Communications Analyst, WRI Brasil

Henrique Corsi

Administrative Analyst, WRI Brasil

Larissa Da Silva

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

Yamide Dagnet

Director, Climate Negotiations

Luiza Oliveira

Urban Development Coordinator, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Diogo Dias Lemos

Active Mobility Senior Analyst, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Jessica Ertel

Data Analyst II, Global Restoration Initiative

Talita Esturba

Research Analyst, WRI Brasil

Henrique Evers

Urban Development Manager, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Daniela Facchini

Global Operations Director, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Bruno Felin

Communications Specialist, WRI Brasil

Rafael Feltran-Barbieri

Senior Economist, WRI Brasil

Lucas Ferreira

Financial Analyst, WRI Brasil

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