Experts & Staff

WRI brings together more than 1,700 experts and other staff in working in seven programs: food, forests, water, energy, cities, climate and the ocean and four centers of excellence for business, economics, finance and equity. Our staff and researchers work globally to produce data-based solutions that generate real change on the ground.

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42 Featured Experts

Global Executive Team

Global Executive Team

Craig Hanson

Managing Director, Programs

Craig Hanson
Global Executive Team

Janet Ranganathan

Managing Director, Strategy, Learning and Results

Program Experts & Staff

Ermias Abate Desta

Project Manager, Sustainable Agriculture, WRI Africa

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Jenny Arthur

Head of Cool Food Membership Development

Jenny Arthur

Beth Bahs-Ahern

Director of Global Operations, FFWO

Stacy Blondin

Behavioral Science Associate

Anne Bordier

Director, Sustainable Diets

Anne Bordier

Clara Cho

Data Analyst, Cool Food

Clara Cho

Edward Davey

Policy and International Engagement Director, Food and Land Use Coalition; Co-Director, WRI UK

 

Edward Davey

Christopher M. Ede-Calton

Senior Engagement Manager, Land & Carbon Lab

Christopher M. Ede-Calton

Olaf Erenstein

Director Research Integrity, Food and Land Use Coalition (FOLU), WRI Europe

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Morgan Gillespy

Programme Director, Food and Land Use Coalition

Liz Goodwin

Senior Fellow and Director, Food Loss and Waste

Sandy Henkes

Project Coordinator & Team Administrator, Food Program

Sandy Henkes

Norbert Henninger

Senior Associate

Jillian Holzer

Communications Manager, Food

Jillian Holzer

Edwina Hughes

Head, the Cool Food Pledge

Edwina Hughes

Jake Ireland

Communications Specialist, FOLU

Jake Ireland

Anna Jones

Programme Coordinator, Food Action Now

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Jayahari KM

India Country Coordinator, Food and Land Use Coalition (FOLU), WRI India

 

Jayahari KM

Brian Lipinski

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Elise Mazur

GIS Research Associate, Land & Carbon Lab

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Katie McCoshan

Policy and International Engagement Manager, Food and Land Use Coalition (FOLU)

Katie McCoshan

Sophie Mongalvy

Communications Manager, Food and Land Use Coalition

Sophie Mongalvy

Georgie Murrin

Events and Engagement Intern, Food and Land Use Coalition, WRI London

Georgie Murrin

T Nandakumar

Senior Fellow, Food and Land Use Coalition, WRI India

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Klara Nilsson

Senior Communications Associate, Food and Land Use Coalition

Tom Owen Edmunds

Senior Advisor, Food Program

Liqing Peng

Food and Agriculture Modeler

Liqing Peng

Elise Pitcairn

Grants and Finance Specialist II, Food Program

Elise Pitcairn

Gerard Pozzi

Engagement and Research Specialist, Food Program

Nidhi Ralhan

Programme Manager, Food Action Now

Nidhi Ralhan.

Eric Ruzigamanzi

Project Manager, Circular Food Systems – Rwanda, WRI Africa

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Sarah Sarkar

Digital Specialist, Food Program

Sarah Sarkar

Tim Searchinger

Senior Fellow and Technical Director, Food Program

Lindsey Sloat

Research Associate II, Land & Carbon Lab

Lindsey Sloat

Taryn Staples

Manager of Global Operations, FFWO

Sarah Stettner

Executive Assistant, Food, Forests, Water and Ocean Programs

Sarah Stettner

Felicity Wade

Advisor, Food Program

Richard Waite

Senior Research Associate, Food Program