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

Dhawal Ashar

Senior Manager, Sustainable Cities and Transport, WRI India Sustainable Cities

Samrat Basak

Director, Urban Water Resilience, WRI India

Samrat Basak

Radha Chanchani

Senior Manager, Urban Development, WRI India Ross Center for Sustainable Cities and Transport

Rhada Chanchani

Purnanjali Chandra

Project Associate, Urban Water Resilience, WRI India Sustainable Cities

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Wee Kean Fong

Deputy Country Director, WRI China

Wee Kean Fong

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

Sumedha Malaviya

Senior Manager, Energy Program, WRI India

Sumedha Malaviya

Prerna Vijaykumar Mehta

Associate Director, Urban Development, WRI India Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

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Priyanka Mewal

Technical Advisor, Global Operations, WRI India

Manish Dutta Pandey

Manager, Electric Mobility, WRI India Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Manish Dutta Pandey

Shiyong Qiu

Research Analyst, WRI China Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Shiyong Qiu

Vishal Ramprasad

Manager, WRI India Sustainable Cities

Yash Singh

Program Associate, Sustainable Cities, WRI India

 Yash Singh

Prathna T.C.

Manager, Urban Water Resilience, WRI India Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Prathna T.C.

Siddharth Thyagarajan

Senior Project Associate, WRI India Sustainable Cities and Transport

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Vandana Tyagi

Senior Project Associate, Air Quality, WRI India Sustainable Cities

Vandana Tyagi

Surya Prakash

Senior Manager, Urban Development, WRI India

Lulu Xue

Urban Mobility Manager, WRI China Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Vijay Anadkat

Fellow - Urban Transport, WRI India Sustainable Cities

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