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.

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19 Featured Experts

Leadership

Leadership

Cosmas Ochieng

Global Director, Center for Equitable Development

Program Experts & Staff

Brian Chitala

Investment Specialist

Brian Chitala

Quentin Dean

Executive Assistant, NDC Partnership

Samuel Kabiru

Manager, The Land Accelerator, WRI Africa

Samuel Kabiru

Gaia Larsen

Director, Climate Finance Access and Deployment, Finance Center

Esben Lunde Larsen

Director, WRI Faith and Sustainability

Leah Lazer

Research Associate, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Leah Lazer

Suzanna Lund

Project Manager, WRI Brasil

Suzanna Lund

Tshims Mbala

Driver and Logistics Assistant, DRC Office

Dimitrios Mentis

Senior Energy Geographer, Energy Access; Project Lead, Energy Access Explorer

Sophie Mongalvy

Communications Manager, Food and Land Use Coalition

Sophie Mongalvy

George Mwaniki

Head of Air Quality, WRI Africa

George Mwaniki

Peter Ndunda

Senior Associate, AFR100, Global Restoration Initiative

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Klara Nilsson

Communications Associate, Food and Land Use Coalition

Maurice Owiti

NCE Economist, WRI Africa

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Douglas Ronoh

GIS Analyst, Energy Access Explorer

Douglas Ronoh

Guy Shemisi

Accountant, Central Africa Forest Initiative

Hellen Wanjohi-Opil

Resilience African Cities Lead, WRI Africa

Hellen Wanjohi-Opil

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