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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259 Featured Experts

Program Experts & Staff

Lara Caccia

Urban Development Specialist, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Lara Caccia

Mariana Campos Sanchez

Urban Development Manager, WRI México

Mariana Campos Sanchez.

Daniel Cano Gomez

Project Coordinator, Road Safety

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Günes Cansiz

Director, WRI Türkiye

Günes Cansiz

Beatriz Cardenas

Air Quality Director, WRI Mexico

Trace Carlson

Operations Manager, Air Quality Program

Trace Carlson

Sarah Cassius

Research Analyst II, Integrated Transport & E-Mobility

Sarah Cassius

Sebastian Castellanos

Senior Manager, Technical Assistance, Electric School Bus Initiative.

Jyot Chadha

Deputy Director, NUMO Alliance

Radha Chanchani

Senior Manager, Urban Development, WRI India Ross Center for Sustainable Cities and Transport

Rhada Chanchani

Purnanjali Chandra

Project Associate, Urban Water Resilience, WRI India Sustainable Cities

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Diana Chavez Acosta

Grants & Finance Specialist II, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Diana Chavez

Jenny Chen

Global Electric Mobility Research Intern, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Jenny Chen.

Yidan Chen

Research Analyst, Sustainable Transition Center, WRI China

Yidan Chen

Ke Chen

Research Analyst, Sustainable Transition Center, WRI China

Ke Chen

Monica Chitre

Grants & Finance Specialist II, NUMO Alliance

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Shannon Hilsey Choy

Project Manager, Buildings Initiative, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Shannon Hilsey Choy

Çiğdem Cörek Öztaş

Senior Manager, Sustainable Urban Development, WRI Türkiye

Cigdem Cörek Öztaş

Arnold Cruz

Program Manager, School District Fleet Transition, Electric School Bus Initiative, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Arnold Cruz.

Alyssa Curran

Research Analyst II, Transportation Electrification, Electric School Bus Initiative

Alyssa Curran.

Larissa Da Silva

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

Larissa Da Silva

Vivian Dal'Lin

Senior Urban Development Analyst, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Vivian Dal'lin

Nii Darko Darko

Research Analyst II, Cities Program, WRI Africa

Adam Davidson

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

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Ela Dhankhar

Intern, UrbanShift, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Ela Dhankhar

Milloni Doshi

Development Intern

Milloni Doshi

Michael Doust

Director, Urban Efficiency & Climate, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Michael Doust

Alex Dumont

Electric Vehicle Technical Assistance Intern, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Alex Dumont.

Esthelyne Dusabe

Project Specialist, Urban Mobility, WRI Africa Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

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Rivvy Eisenberg

Grants & Finance Specialist, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Siba El-Samra

Urban Mobility Associate, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Siba El Samra.

Beth Elliott

Communications and Engagement Lead, Air Quality, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Beth Elliott

Ruth Engel

Environmental Health and Extreme Heat Data Scientist, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Ruth Engel.

Henrique Evers

Urban Development Manager, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Henrique Evers

Daniela Facchini

Director, Global Operations and Program Management, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Catyana RS Falsetti

Learning and Knowledge Exchange Manager, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Catyana Falsetti

Brittany Fauver

Institutional Learning Associate, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Brittany Fauver.

Bruno Felin

Communications Specialist, WRI Brasil

Bruno Felin

Gloria Ferreyra

Analyst, Urban Development, WRI México Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Gloria Ferreyra

Fadhil Muhammad Firdaus

Air Quality Research Analyst, WRI Indonesia

Fadhil Muhammad Firdaus
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