Experts & Staff

WRI brings together more than 1,700 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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16 Featured Experts

Program Experts & Staff

Brian Chitala

Investment Specialist

Brian Chitala

Ifrah Farah

Grants & Finance Coordinator, New Climate Economy, WRI Africa

Ifrah Farah

Samuel Kabiru

Manager, The Land Accelerator, WRI Africa

Samuel Kabiru

Lulu Kavishe

Talent Acquisition Specialist

Lulu Kavishe

Iain Laufer

Program Operation Coordinator, Global Climate Program

Iain Laufer

Tshims Mbala

Driver and Logistics Assistant, DRC Office

Christine Muthee

Air Quality Analyst, WRI Africa Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Christine Muthee

George Mwaniki

Head of Air Quality, WRI Africa

George Mwaniki

Peter Ndunda

Senior Associate, AFR100, Global Restoration Initiative

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Lawrence Ng'ang'a

AFR100 Restoration Monitoring Associate, WRI Africa

Lawrence Eric Ng'ang'a

Cosmas Ochieng

Global Director, Center for Equitable Development

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

Guy Shemisi

Rod Taylor

Global Director, Forests

Rod Taylor

Hellen Wanjohi-Opil

Resilience African Cities Lead, WRI Africa

Hellen Wanjohi-Opil