Experts & Staff

WRI brings together nearly 1,800 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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Program Experts & Staff

Ashwathy Anand

Program Associate, Urban Water Resilience, WRI India

Ashwathy Anand

Pandora Batra

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

Ondine Brent Eysseric

Executive Administrative Manager, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

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Radha Chanchani

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

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Purnanjali Chandra

Project Associate, Urban Water Resilience, WRI India Sustainable Cities

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Ritesh Kumar

Program Associate, Air Quality, WRI India Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

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Sumedha Malaviya

Senior Manager, Energy Program, WRI India

Sumedha Malaviya

Chaandi Malhotra

Project Coordinator, Integrated Climate Action, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Chaandi Malhotra.

Priyanka Mewal

Technical Advisor, Global Operations, WRI India

Manish Dutta Pandey

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

Manish Dutta Pandey

Saif Shabou

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

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Vaibhav Shrivastava

Senior Project Associate, GeoAnalytics, WRI India Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

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Yash Singh

Program Associate, Sustainable Cities, WRI India

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Roxana Slavcheva

Global Lead, Built Environment, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Roxana Slavcheva.

Prathna T.C.

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

Prathna T.C.

Madhura Telang

Program Communications Associate, Urban Water Resilience, WRI India

Madhura Telang

Giuseppe Tesoriere

Urban and Regional Economist, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Giuseppe Tesoriere

Vandana Tyagi

Senior Project Associate, Air Quality, WRI India Sustainable Cities

Vandana Tyagi

Vijay Anadkat

Fellow - Urban Transport, WRI India Sustainable Cities

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