Experts & Staff

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23 Featured Experts

Program Experts & Staff

Dhawal Ashar

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

Jyot Chadha

Deputy Director, NUMO Alliance

Radha Chanchani

Managing Associate, Research & Practice, WRI India Sustainable Cities

Ayesha Dinshaw

Manager, Climate Resilience, WRI India

Prateek Diwan

Senior Associate, Sustainable Cities and Transport, WRI India

Prateek Diwan

Prayash Giria

Senior Project Associate, Urban Development, WRI India

Prayash Giria

Samarth Gupta

Project Management Associate, Urban Water, WRI India Sustainable Cities

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Shivali Jainer

Manager, Urban Water, WRI India Sustainable Cities

Manal Khan

Communications Lead, UrbanShift, WRI Ross Center For Sustainable Cities

Vishant Kothari

Manager, Electric Vehicle-Grid Integration, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Abhinand Krishnashankar

Project and Research Analyst, Air Quality, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Abhinand Krishnashankar

Nikita Luke

Senior Project Associate, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Anjali Mahendra

Director of Global Research, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Anjali Mahendra

Sumedha Malaviya

Manager, Energy Program, WRI India

Prerna Vijaykumar Mehta

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

Anandi Mishra

Senior Associate, Communications, WRI India

Bibhu Panigrahi

Enterprise Architect, Global Operations & WRI Ross Center for Sustainable CitiesĀ 

Vishal Ramprasad

Manager, WRI India Sustainable Cities

Akhila Suri

Manager, Sustainable Cities & Transport, WRI India

Rohit Tak

Manager, Urban Transport and Road Safety, WRI India Sustainable Cities

Vandana Tyagi

Senior Project Associate, Air Quality, WRI India Sustainable Cities

Surya Prakash

Senior Manager, Urban Development, WRI India

Vandana Vasudevan

Senior Fellow, WRI India Sustainable Cities

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