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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263 Featured Experts

Global Executive Team

Global Executive Team

Adriana Lobo

Managing Director, Global Presence and National Action

Program Experts & Staff

Pollyana Abreu

Urban Mobility Analyst, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

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Iman Abdulwassi Abubaker

Urban Mobility Project Manager, WRI Africa

Alejandra Achury

Research Analyst, Electric School Bus Initiative, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Maria Alejandra Achury

Nate Aden

Senior Associate

Claudia Adriazola-Steil

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

Sonia Aguilar

Road Safety Coordinator, WRI México

Shazabe Akhtar

Research Analyst, Air Quality, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Shazabe Akhtar

Merve Akı Yaman

Senior Urban Mobility Manager, WRI Türkiye

Merve Aki

Camila Bellaver Alberti

Urban Development Analyst, WRI Brasil

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Cristina Albuquerque

Director, Global Electric Mobility, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Cristina Albuquerque

Sadof Alexander

Communications Manager, Cities4Forests

Sadof Alexander.

Agraw Ali

GIS Research Analyst, WRI Africa

Ashwathy Anand

Program Associate, Urban Water Resilience, WRI India

Ashwathy Anand

Angelo E. Angel Gomez

Grants and Finance Manager, Coalition for Urban Transitions, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Eillie Anzilotti

Communications Lead, UrbanShift, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Eillie Anzilotti.

William Apondo

Data Analyst, Air Quality, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities, WRI Africa

William Apondo

Kate Archambault

Operations Manager, Electric School Bus Initiative

Kate Archambault

Ettore Arpini

Data Systems and Institutional Reporting Manager

Ettore Arpini

Laura Azeredo

Urban Development Coordinator, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Laura Azeredo

Lorena Baca

Head of International Cooperation, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Lorena Baca

Ayça Bağcı

Senior Manager, European Union Projects, WRI Türkiye

Acya Bagci.

Camila Baioni

Urban Water Resilience Finance Intern, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

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Mariana Barcelos

Urban Mobility Analyst, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Mariana Barcelos

Brittany Barrett

Deputy Director, Implementation & Operations for the Electric School Bus Initiative, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Brittany Barrett.

Bruno Batista

Active Mobility Analyst, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Bruno Batista

Pandora Batra

Strategic Engagement Manager, Climate Program / WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Meltem Bayraktar

Senior Program Manager, Urban Efficiency & Climate, WRI Türkiye

Lisa Beyer

Urban Water Infrastructure Manager

Lisa Beyer.

Baret Binatlı

Built Environment Manager, Urban Efficiency & Climate, WRI Türkiye

Baret Binatlı

Clare Blackwell

Research Analyst II

Clare Blackwell

Steven Bland

Chief of Party, Clean Air Catalyst, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Steven Bland.

Cynthia Blank

Urban Mobility Analyst, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Cynthia Blank.

Ondine Brent Eysseric

Executive Administrative Manager, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

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Mauricio Brito

Urban Development Analyst, WRI México

Christine Broda-Bahm

Communications & Engagement Lead, WRI Ross Center Prize for Cities

Christine Broda-Bahm

Elaina Bryan-Johnson

Operations & Finance Manager, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

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Laura Bulbena Janer

Manager, Cities4Forests, WRI Colombia

Laura Bulbena Janer.

Phillip Burgoyne-Allen

Technical Assistance & Policy Implementation Manager, Electric School Bus Initiative, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Phillip Burgoyne-Allen

Henrique Cabral

Urban Mobility Analyst, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Henrique Cabral