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

Su Song

Research Associate, Sustainable Transition Center, WRI China

Meghan Stromberg

Urban Resilience Project Coordinator, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Karunya Subramanian

Research Analyst, UrbanShift

Karunya Subramanian.

Leila Surratt

Director of Strategic Partnerships, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Leila Surratt

Taylor Symes

Communications Specialist

Taylor Symes

Prathna T.C.

Manager, Urban Water Resilience, WRI India Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Prathna T.C.

Eden Takele

Engagement & Communications Specialist, Climate Program and WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities, WRI Africa

Eden Takele

Dominick Tanoh

NUMO Intern, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Dominick Tanoh

Virginia Bergamaschi Tavares

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

Virginia Tavares

Guliver Terada

Senior Project Analyst, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Guliver Tarada.

Giuseppe Tesoriere

Urban and Regional Economist, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Giuseppe Tesoriere

Rita Tomilin

Project Manager, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Rita Tomilin

Mark Tonyemevor

Urban Mobility Analyst, WRI Africa Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Mark Tonyemevor

Catalina Torres

Project Coordinator, WRI Colombia

Catalina Torres.

Tini Tran

Director, Global Communications and Engagement, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Tini Tran

Harriet Tregoning

Director, NUMO Alliance

Thet Hein Tun

Senior Transportation Research Associate, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Thet Hein Tun

Vandana Tyagi

Senior Project Associate, Air Quality, WRI India Sustainable Cities

Vandana Tyagi

Wesley Uhl

Project Coordinator, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Wesley Uhl

Tuğçe Üzümoğlu

Integrated Climate Action Manager, Urban Efficiency & Climate, WRI Türkiye

Deborah Valencia

Urban Development Program Coordinator III

Deborah Valencia

Lourenço Valentini

Urban Mobility Intern, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Lourenço Valentini.

Rogier van den Berg

Global Director, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Rogier Vandenberg.

Sebastián I. Varela

Manager, Strategy Development & Performance, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Sebastian Varela.

Joe Versen

Communication and Engagement Specialist, Electric School Bus Initiative, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Joe Versen

Angélica Vesga

Director of Public Affairs and Communication, WRI México

Gabriela Vidad

Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) Coordinator

Gabi Vidad.

I Made Vikannanda

Senior Program Lead, Electric Mobility, WRI Indonesia

I Made Vikannanda.

Erika Vilchis

Graphic Designer, WRI México

Maria Theresia Vinetha N.

Project Operations Specialist Senior Lead, WRI Indonesia

Maria Vinetha.

Wubanchi Tesso Wakoya

Urban Development Project Manager, WRI Africa

Wubanchi Tesso Wakoya

Zachary Wandalowski

Communications Intern, UrbanShift, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Zachary Wandalowski

Jessica Wang

Technical Associate, Electric School Bus Initiative, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Jessica Wang

Hellen Wanjohi-Opil

Resilience African Cities Lead, WRI Africa

Hellen Wanjohi-Opil

David Waskow

Director, International Climate Initiative

Dan Welch

Manager, E-Mobility, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Dan Welch

Ben Welle

Director, Integrated Transport & Innovation, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Emmett Werthmann

Research & Engagement Associate

Emmett Werthmann.

Elizabeth Jane Wesley

Data Scientist, Urban Surfaces and Extreme Heat, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Elizabeth Jane Wesley.

Maeve Weston

Research and Engagement Specialist, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Maeve Weston