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 governance. 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.

234 Featured Experts



Adriana Lobo

CEO, WRI México


Pablo Vieira

Global Director, NDC Partnership

Program Experts & Staff

Claudia Adriazola-Steil

Acting Director, Urban Mobility, and Director, Health & Road Safety, WRI Ross Center For Sustainable Cities

Sonia Aguilar

Road Safety Coordinator, WRI México

Hans Alarcon

Special Projects Manager, P4G

Natalia Alayza

Research Analyst II, Finance Center

Natalia Alayza

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

Sergio Avelleda

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

César Avilés

Innovation Coordinator, WRI Mexico

Lorena Baca

Director of Strategic Alliances, WRI México

Sandra Baltazar

Digital Communications Coordinator, WRI México

Alyssa Barrett

Global Forest Watch Platform Manager

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

Anika Berger

Research Analyst, Global Forest Watch

Luana Betti

Urban Economics Coordinator, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Jamie Bindon

Project Coordinator, Knowledge & Learning, NDC Partnership

Stacy Blondin

Behavioral Science Associate

Mauricio Brito

Urban Development Analyst, WRI México

Raquel Burke

Grants and Finance Associate

Lara Caccia

Urban Development Specialist, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Günes Cansiz

Acting Director, WRI Turkey Sustainable Cities

Beatriz Cardenas

Air Quality Director, WRI Mexico

Cayetano Casado

Regional Specialist Latin America and the Caribbean, NDC Partnerhsip

Sarah Cassius

Research Analyst, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Sarah Cassius

Yunuen Castellanos

Management Advisor, WRI Mexico

Sebastian Castellanos

Senior Research Associate, NUMO Alliance, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Monica Chitre

Alliance Admin & Finance Coordinator, NUMO Alliance

Shafaq Choudry

Senior Manager, Global Strategy, Policy, and Engagement, NUMO Alliance

Fernando Correa

Communications Analyst, WRI Brasil

Tom Cyrs

Research Associate

Amy D'Amato

Board Affairs Coordinator

Larissa Da Silva

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

Yamide Dagnet

Director, Climate Negotiations

Edward Davey

International Engagement Director, Food and Land Use Coalition; Co-Director, WRI UK

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