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.

Contact our media team to arrange an interview with any of our experts.

263 Featured Experts

Program Experts & Staff

Ritesh Kumar

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

Person default

Aarathi Kumar

Senior Project Associate, WRI India

Aarathi Kumar

Mutiara Kurniasari

Social Equity Analyst, WRI Indonesia

Person default

Anna Kustar

Research Analyst, Urban Mobility, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Callan LaJuett

Visual Communications and Design Specialist, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Courtney Babcock

Leah Lazer

Research Associate, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Leah Lazer

Pablo Lazo Elizondo

Director of Urban Development, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Headshot Pablo Lazo

Jiaying Lin

Research Analyst, Sustainable Transition Center, WRI China

Jiaying Lin

Luis Antonio Lindau

Director, Brazil, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Luis Antonio Lindau

K. Zé Liu

eMobility Research and Visualization Analyst, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Zé Liu.

Jose Segundo Lopez

International Data Coordinator, Mobility and Road Safety, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Maribel Lora

Executive Office & Strategic Alignment Coordinator

""

Fairuz Loutfi

Circular Economy and Energy Efficiency Manager, WRI Mexico

Nikita Luke

Senior Project Associate, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Nikita Luke

Stephanie Ly

Senior Manager, eMobility Strategy and Manufacturing Engagement, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Stephanie Ly

Anne Maassen

Senior Manager, Urban Transformation Insights & Partnerships / Global Lead, WRI Ross Center Prize for Cities

Anne Maassen

Eric Mackres

Senior Manager, Data and Tools, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Anjali Mahendra

Director of Global Research, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Anjali Mahendra

Sumedha Malaviya

Senior Manager, Energy Program, WRI India

Sumedha Malaviya

Chaandi Malhotra

Project Coordinator, Integrated Climate Action, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Chaandi Malhotra.

Aakash Malik

Program Associate, Urban Water Resilience, WRI India Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Aakash Malik

Jorie Malsch

Solutions and Project Coordinator, Air Quality, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Jorie Malsch.

Marc Manyifika

Country Lead for Urban Water Resilience/Lead Spatial Planner for the program

Marc Manyifika

Felipe Perez Martinez

Pleno Events Analyst, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Felipe Perez Martinez

Jordan Martis

Finance and Grants Coordinator, Integrated Climate Action, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Jordan Martis.

Emmerentian Mbabazi

Project Specialist II, Cities Program, WRI Africa

Madlyn McAuliffe

Communications Manager, NUMO Alliance

Madlyn McAuliffe

Reynaldo Mello Neto

Senior Active Mobility Analyst, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Reynaldo Mello Neto

Alfredo Menache

Human Resources Director, WRI México

Marco Mendoza

Analyst of Integrated Transport Systems, WRI Mexico

Priyanka Mewal

Technical Advisor, Global Operations, WRI India

Tom Meyer

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

Tom Meyer

Elizabeth Moses

Senior Environmental Rights and Justice Associate, Environmental Democracy Practice

Alfi Muhamad

Research and Administrative Assistant, Electric School Bus Initiative, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Alfi Muhamad.

Rafael Muñoz

Transport Specialist, WRI Colombia

Profile photo

Ivy Murgor

Program Manager, Air Quality, WRI Africa Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Ivy Murgor

Amos Mwangi

Senior Electric Mobility Associate, WRI Africa

Amos Mwangi.

George Mwaniki

Head of Air Quality, WRI Africa

George Mwaniki

Nadia Shah Naidoo

Senior Associate, Integrated Climate Action

Nadia Shah Naidoo

Lilian Nasande

Grants and Finance Specialist

Lilian Nasande