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.

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125 Featured Experts

Program Experts & Staff

Mariana Oliveira

Manager, Forests, Land Use and Agriculture Program, WRI Brasil

Joana Oliveira

Digital Communications Coordinator, WRI Brasil

Joana Oliveira

Millena Oliveira

Urban Development Analyst, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Antonio Ouro

Climate Policy Analyst

Antonio Ouro

Suzanne Ozment

Senior Associate, Natural Infrastructure

Gustavo Vieira Pacheco

Forest Project Coordinator, WRI Brasil

Gustavo Vieira Pacheco.

Ana Loreta Paiva

Senior Analyst Research, WRI Brasil

Ana Loreta Paiva.

Francisco Minella Pasqual

Urban Mobility Analyst, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Francisco Pasqual

Pietro Pastore

Finance Intern, WRI Brasil

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Sophia Pestana

Data Science Intern, WRI Brasil

Sophia Pestana.

Guillermo Petzhold

Urban Mobility Coordinator, WRI Brasil Ross Center For Sustainable Cities

Guillermo Petzhold

Aline Ghenov Pomeraniec

HR Analyst, WRI Brasil

Aline Ghenov Pomeraniec.

Paloma Paz Pressato

Territorial Analyst for Mata Atlântica

Paloma Paz Pressato.

Carolina Quiele

Financial Assistant, WRI Brasil

Carolina Quiele

Carrick Reddin

Project Manager, Faith and Sustainability Initiative

Carrick Reddin

Lauren Redfield

Project Manager, Corporate Relations

Lauren Redfield

Andressa Ribeiro

Active Mobility Analyst, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Andressa Ribeiro

Júlio Rioli

Grants and Contracts Manager, WRI Brasil

Bruno Rizzon

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

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Renata Rocha

Project Management Intern, WRI Brasil

Renata Rocha.

Sharon Rosas

Financial and Budgeting Analyst, WRI Mexico

Ariadne Samios

Active Mobility Coordinator, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Ariadne Samios

Paula Manoela dos Santos

Urban Mobility Manager, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Paula Manoela dos Santos

Viviane Sobral D. dos Santos

Data Science Analyst, WRI Brasil

Vivian Santos.

Ryan Sarsfield

Latin America Commodities Manager II, Global Forest Watch Commodities and Finance

Tina Schneider

Director, Forest Governance and Policy

Alejandro Schwedhelm

Urban Mobility Manager, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Alejandro Schwedelm.

Irene Silva

Accounting Analyst, WRI Brasil

Irene Silva

Fernanda Silva

Personnel Department Analyst, WRI Brasil

Fernanda Silva

José Piethro Santos da Silva

Junior Financial Analyst

José Piethro Santos da Silva

Karen Silverwood-Cope

Climate Director

Karen Silverwood-Cope

Eduardo Siqueira

Urban Mobility Analyst, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Raisa de Castro Soares

Senior Analyst of Integrated Climate Action, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Raisa Soares.

Clara Strack

Urban Development Intern

Clara Strack.

Virginia Bergamaschi Tavares

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

Virginia Tavares

Guliver Terada

Senior Project Analyst, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Guliver Tarada.

Rachel Thoms

Research Assistant, Research, Data, and Innovation

Rita Tomilin

Project Manager, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Rita Tomilin

Vitor Tornello

Project Assistant, WRI Brasil

Vitor Tornello

Laio Teixeira

Project Analyst, WRI Brasil

Laio Teixeira.