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.

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

Global Executive Team

Global Executive Team

Adriana Lobo

Managing Director, Global Presence and National Action

Program Experts & Staff

Iman Abdulwassi Abubaker

Urban Mobility Project Manager, WRI Africa

Sonia Aguilar

Road Safety Coordinator, WRI México

Agraw Ali

GIS Research Analyst, WRI Africa

Mauricio Brito

Urban Development Analyst, WRI México

Beatriz Cardenas

Air Quality Director, WRI Mexico

Nii Darko Darko

Research Analyst II, Cities Program, WRI Africa

Gloria Ferreyra

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

Gloria Ferreyra

Andrés Flores

Climate Change and Energy Director, WRI Mexico

Amanda Gcanga

Country Lead for Urban Water Resilience & Senior Urban Policy Analyst

Amanda Gcanga

Jiregna Hirpa

Transport Planner, WRI Africa

Jiregna Hirpa

David Bronzwaig Kravzov

Green Finance Coordinator, WRI Mexico

David Bronzwaig Kravzov

Alfredo Menache

Human Resources Director, WRI México

Ivy Murgor

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

Ivy Murgor

Christine Muthee

Air Quality Analyst, WRI Africa Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Christine Muthee

George Mwaniki

Head of Air Quality, WRI Africa

George Mwaniki

Fernando Paéz

Deputy Director, Colombia 
Urban Mobility Director, WRI México and Colombia 

Ana Cecilia Perales

Technical-Administrative Coordinator for Air Quality, WRI México Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Ana Perales

Vivian Plasencia

Strategic Alliances Manager, WRI México

Anette Ramírez

Mobility Public Policy Manager, WRI México

Yolanda Romero

Assistant to the Chief Operations Officer, WRI México

Mark Tonyemevor

Urban Mobility Analyst, WRI Africa Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Mark Tonyemevor

Angélica Vesga

Director of Public Affairs and Communication, WRI México

Erika Vilchis

Graphic Designer, WRI México

Wubanchi Tesso Wakoya

Urban Development Project Manager, WRI Africa

Wubanchi Tesso Wakoya

Hellen Wanjohi-Opil

Resilience African Cities Lead, WRI Africa

Hellen Wanjohi-Opil

Gorka Zubicaray

Urban Development Coordinator, WRI Mexico

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