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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258 Featured Experts

Program Experts & Staff

Sara Florini

Administrative Coordinator, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Sara Florini

Lydia Freehafer

Research Analyst I, Electric School Bus Initiative & NUMO Alliance, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Sue Gander

Director, Electric School Bus Initiative, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Sue Gander.

Tracey Gaughran

Digital Marketing and Communications Associate, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Tracey Gaughran.

Amanda Gcanga

Country Lead for Urban Water Resilience & Senior Urban Policy Analyst

Amanda Gcanga

Azka Ghaida

Air Quality and Climate Research Analyst, WRI Indonesia

Azka Ghaida.

Christopher Gillespie

Project Specialist & Research Coordinator

Christopher Gillespie.

Tatsatom Gonçalves

Research Associate, Energy Program

Tatsatom Gonçalves

Salome Gongadze

Evaluation, Learning and Research Analyst, WRI Ross Center Prize for Cities

Salome Gongadze.

DJ Gross

Project Manager, Electric School Bus Initiative, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

DJ Gross

Edson Vargas Guimarães

Urban Mobility Intern, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Edson Vargas Guimarães.

Luke Hagberg

Grants & Finance Manager, Global Operations, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

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Sofwan Hakim

Senior Lead, Program Management Unit in Bali, WRI Indonesia

Sofwan Hakim.

Lidia Henderson

Associate, School District Technical Assistance

Lidia Henderson

Marian Hernandez Gerardino

Budget Development & Reporting Associate, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Marian Hernandez Gerardino.

José Hernández

Technical Mobility Specialist, WRI México

Lisa Hicks

Grants and Finance Specialist, E-Mobility, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Lisa Hicks

Jiregna Hirpa

Transport Planner, WRI Africa

Jiregna Hirpa

Lara Horn

Urban Financing and Economics Analyst, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

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Ben Hosansky

School Bus Electrification Intern, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Ben Hosansky.

Daniel Ibanez

Digital Communications and Marketing Specialist, Air Quality, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Daniel Ibanez

Celal Tolga Imamoglu

Senior Manager, Transport & Road Safety, WRI Türkiye

Bruno Incau

Regional Coordinator for Urban Development, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Bruno Incau

Eleanor Jackson

Communications, Engagement and Research Associate , Electric School Bus Initiative, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Eleanor Jackson

Adriana Jakovcevic

Road Safety Specialist, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Max Jamieson

Global Lead, Integrated Climate Action, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Max Jamieson.

Karolina Silva de Jesus

Active Mobility Analyst, WRI Brasil

Karolina Silva de Jesus.

Vineet John

Urban Mobility Manager, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Leanne Kaplan

Alliance & Policy Manager, NUMO Alliance

Leanne Kaplan

Jessica Kempner

Gender and Equity Lead, Clean Air Catalyst, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Jessica Kempner.

Matthew Kessler-Cleary

Manager, Strategic Planning & Alignment, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Lena Ketabgian

Project Manager, Air Quality

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Robin King

Director of Knowledge Capture & Collaboration, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Jessica Kisner

Road Safety Manager, WRI Colombia, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Kimberly Kosicki

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

Kimberly Kosicki

Vishant Kothari

Senior Manager, School Bus Electrification and Battery Circularity, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Vishant Kothari

David Bronzwaig Kravzov

Green Finance Coordinator, WRI Mexico

David Bronzwaig Kravzov

Greggory Kresge

Senior Manager, Utility Engagement and Transportation Electrification

Greggory Kresge

Ritesh Kumar

Program Associate, Air Quality, WRI India Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

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Mutiara Kurniasari

Social Equity Analyst, WRI Indonesia

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