Experts & Staff

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20 Featured Experts

Program Experts & Staff

Jenny Chen

Global Electric Mobility Research Intern, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Jenny Chen.

Mengpin Ge

Associate II, Climate Program

Shuwei Guan

Staff Accountant

Shuwei Guan

Arya Harsono

Research Analyst II, New Climate Economy

Leo Horn-Phathanothai

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

Manal Khan

Communications Lead, UrbanShift, WRI Ross Center For Sustainable Cities

K. Zé Liu

eMobility Research and Visualization Analyst, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Zé Liu.

Mona Nabi

Administrative Coordinator, Center for Equitable Development

Mona Nabi

Lucie Schwartz

Development Specialist

Lucie-Schwartz

Sundus Sheikh

Grants and Finance Specialist, Global Restoration Initiative

Sundus Sheikh

Howard Shih

Research Associate, Science Based Targets Initiative

Howard Shih

Smriti Singh

Project Management Intern, Faith and Sustainability

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HJ Toh

Visiting Fellow, Global Forest Watch

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Tini Tran

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

Tini Tran

Thet Hein Tun

Senior Transportation Research Associate, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Thet Hein Tun

Romain Warnault

Senior Project Manager

Romain Warnault

Mei Xu

Land Accelerator Intern

Mei Xu

Mende Thuji Yangden

Researcher and Gender, Equity, and Social Inclusion Coordinator, Electric Mobility, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Mende Yangden

Lihuan Zhou

Associate II, Sustainable Finance Center

Gillian Zwicker

Research Associate I, International Engagement, Climate Program

Gillian Zwicker