Experts & Staff

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13 Featured Experts

Program Experts & Staff

Iman Abdulwassi Abubaker

Urban Mobility Project Manager, WRI Africa

Agraw Ali

GIS Research Analyst, WRI Africa

Pandora Batra

Strategic Engagement Manager, Climate Program / WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Nii Darko Darko

Research Analyst II, Cities Program, WRI Africa

Amanda Gcanga

Senior Urban Policy Analyst & Program Manager for Urban Water Resilience Initiative

Amanda Gcanga

Jiregna Hirpa

Transport Planner, WRI Africa

Jiregna Hirpa

Emmerentian Mbabazi

Project Specialist II, Cities Program, WRI Africa

George Mwaniki

Head of Air Quality, WRI Africa

George Mwaniki

Saif Shabou

Urban Data & Analytics Associate, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

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Freya Stanley-Price

Head of Communications, Coalition for Urban Transitions

Giuseppe Tesoriere

Urban and Regional Economist, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Giuseppe Tesoriere

Wubanchi Tesso Wakoya

Urban Development Project Manager, WRI Africa

Wubanchi Tesso Wakoya

Hellen Wanjohi-Opil

Resilience African Cities Lead, WRI Africa

Hellen Wanjohi-Opil

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