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.

Program Experts & Staff

Iman Abdulwassi Abubaker

Urban Mobility Project Manager, WRI Africa

Agraw Ali

GIS Research Analyst, WRI Africa

Nii Darko Darko

Research Analyst II, Cities Program, WRI Africa

Wee Kean Fong

Deputy Country Director, WRI China

Wee Kean Fong

Amanda Gcanga

Country Lead for Urban Water Resilience & Senior Urban Policy Analyst

Amanda Gcanga

Jiregna Hirpa

Transport Planner, WRI Africa

Jiregna Hirpa

Jiaying Lin

Research Analyst, WRI China Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Jiaying Lin

Daizong Liu

Director, WRI China Ross Center for Sustainable Cities & Communications Director, WRI China

Daizong Liu

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

Shiyong Qiu

Research Analyst, WRI China Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Shiyong Qiu

Mark Tonyemevor

Urban Mobility Analyst, WRI Africa Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Mark Tonyemevor

Wubanchi Tesso Wakoya

Urban Development Project Manager, WRI Africa

Wubanchi Tesso Wakoya

Hellen Wanjohi-Opil

Resilience African Cities Lead, WRI Africa

Hellen Wanjohi-Opil

Lulu Xue

Urban Mobility Manager, WRI China Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

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