Experts & Staff

WRI brings together nearly 1,900 staff and experts who are leaders in their fields. Their work spans topics such as food and land use, energy, cities, economics, finance, governance and more. Our staff and researchers work globally and in 12 focus countries to meet people’s essential needs, to protect and restore nature, and to stabilize the climate and build resilient communities.

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

117 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

Director, Global Electric Mobility, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Cristina Albuquerque

Júlio de Araújo-Alves

Research Analyst, Forests Program, WRI Brasil

Julio Alves

Angelo E. Angel Gomez

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

Virginia Antonioli

Sustainable Food Systems Manager, Food and Land Use Coalition, WRI Brasil

Virginia Antonioli.

Ettore Arpini

Data Systems and Institutional Reporting Manager

Ettore Arpini

Simone Athayde

Research Integrity Lead

Simone Athayde.

Laura Azeredo

Urban Development Analyst, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Laura Azeredo

Leonardo Barbosa

Data Science Analyst, WRI Brasil

Leonardo Barbosa.

Mariana Barcelos

Urban Mobility Analyst, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Mariana Barcelos

Amanda Barreto Salgueiro

Project Specialist, TerraFund

Amanda Barreto Salgueiro.

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 P. Betti

Finance Specialist II, WRI Brasil

Luana Betti.

Luana Betti

Urban Economics Coordinator, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Luana Betti

Cynthia Blank

Urban Mobility Analyst, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Cynthia Blank.

Valéria Blos

Senior Fundraising & Donor Relations Manager, WRI Brasil

Valéria Blos

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

Carla Carpio

Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Manager

Carla Carpio

Fabiana Chamis

Land Accelerator Coordinator

Fabiana Chamis

Robin Chazdon

Senior Fellow, Global Restoration Initiative

Christina Hernandez

Grants and Finance Specialist, Sustainable Finance Center

Christina Hernandez.

Natasha Collins

Project Manager, Natural Infrastructure Initiative

Natasha Collins.

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

Agostinha Depina

Grants & Finance Specialist, Green Accountability

Agostinha Depina.

Jessica Ertel

Data Scientist, 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 RS Falsetti

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

Catyana Falsetti
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