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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96 Featured Experts

Program Experts & Staff

Ivan Amanigaruhanga

Engagement Manager, Clean Energy Transition, Africa

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Ibraheem Ameer

Policy Research Analyst

Ibraheem Ameer.

Sripathi Anirudh

Project Associate, Energy Program, WRI India

Sripathi Anirudh

Marlon Joseph Apanada

Southeast Asia Engagement Lead, Energy & Climate

Baret Binatlı

Built Environment Manager, Urban Efficiency & Climate, WRI Türkiye

Baret Binatlı

Lori Bird

Director, US Energy Program and Polsky Chair for Renewable Energy

Lori Bird

Kat Carroll

U.S. Energy Research Analyst

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Anderson Ngowa

Finance Associate, Energy Access

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Xixi Chen

Manager, Clean Energy

Xixi Chen

Jennifer Chen

Senior Manager, Clean Energy

Jennifer Chen

Alyssa Curran

E-Mobility Financial Solutions and Equity Research Associate

Alyssa Curran

Alexander Dane

Senior Manager, Clean Energy Innovation & Partnerships

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Ahona Datta Gupta

Communications Manager, Energy, WRI India

Ahona Datta Gupta

Yanan Deng

Project Operations Manager, Sustainable Transition Center, WRI China

Yanan Deng

Alex Dolan

Communications and Engagement Lead, Global Energy

Alex Dolan.

Sylvana Isabel Bohrt Exeni

Clean Energy Associate, International

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W. Briana Fowler-Puja

Research Analyst, U.S.-International Engagement

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Sarah George

Global Communications and Media Manager, Energy

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Ian Goldsmith

U.S. Energy Research Analyst

Ian Goldsmith

Tatsatom Gonçalves

Research Associate, Energy Program

Tatsatom Gonçalves

Zachary Greene

Senior Manager, Clean Energy

Sofwan Hakim

Senior Lead, Program Management Unit in Bali, WRI Indonesia

Sofwan Hakim.

Nate Hausman

Manager, Clean Energy Markets

Nate Hausman

Benjamin Hayman

Senior Manager of State and Local Policy for Transportation Electrification, Energy Program

Benjamin Hayman

Akshatha Hegde

Senior Associate, Finance and Operations, WRI India

Akshatha Hegde

Carolina Hernandez

Engagement Manager, Climate and Energy, WRI Mexico

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Miao Hong

Director, Sustainable Investment Program, WRI China

Miao Hong

Mansie Hough

Communications Manager, US Energy

Mansie Hough

Zhuohui Huang

Research Analyst , Sustainable Transition Center, WRI China

Zhuohui Huang

Arliza Nathania G. Hutagalung

Energy Analyst, WRI Indonesia

Arliza Nathania G. Hutagalung

Benson Ireri

Africa Lead, Energy Access

Benson Ireri

Bharath Jairaj

Director, Energy, WRI India

Bharath Jairaj.

Joyce Javillonar

Manager, Energy Program

Deepak Sriram Krishnan

Associate Director, Energy, WRI India

Deepak Sriram Krishnan

Ratih Kurniawati

Project Operations Assistant

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Alice Kwak

Policy Research Analyst, Electric School Bus Initiative, Energy Program

Alice Kwak.

Isabella Laino

Project Coordinator II, International Renewables

Isabella Laino

Jennifer Layke

Global Director, Energy

Jennifer Layke.

Philipp Lemmermann

Global Operations Associate, Energy Program

Philipp Lemmermann.

Rachel Letters

Senior Global Operations Manager, Energy Program