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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7 Featured Experts

Program Experts & Staff

Amanda Gcanga

Country Lead for Urban Water Resilience & Senior Urban Policy Analyst

Amanda Gcanga

Jiregna Hirpa

Transport Planner, WRI Africa

Jiregna Hirpa

Ivy Murgor

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

Ivy Murgor

George Mwaniki

Head of Air Quality, WRI Africa

George Mwaniki

Semere Jelalu Shafi

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

Semere Jelalu Shafi.

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
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