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.

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212 Featured Experts

Global Executive Team

Global Executive Team

Adriana Lobo

Managing Director, Global Presence and National Action

Program Experts & Staff

Pollyana Abreu

Urban Mobility Analyst, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

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Iman Abdulwassi Abubaker

Urban Mobility Project Manager, WRI Africa

Maria Alejandra Achury

Financial Solutions Fellow, Electric School Bus Initiative, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Maria Alejandra Achury

Nate Aden

Senior Associate, Business Center

Claudia Adriazola-Steil

Deputy Director, Global Urban Mobility, and Director, Health & Road Safety, WRI Ross Center For Sustainable Cities

Sonia Aguilar

Road Safety Coordinator, WRI México

Shazabe Akhtar

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

Shazabe Akhtar

Merve Akı

Urban Mobility Manager, WRI Türkiye Sustainable Cities

Merve Aki

Camila Bellaver Alberti

Urban Development Analyst, WRI Brasil

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Cristina Albuquerque

Urban Mobility Manager

Cristina Albuquerque

Agraw Ali

GIS Research Analyst, WRI Africa

Angelo Angel Gomez

Grants & Finance Manager, Coalition for Urban Transitions, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Kate Archambault

Grants & Finance Specialist, Electric School Bus Initiative, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Kate Archambault

Ettore Arpini

Program Management Specialist, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Ettore Arpini

Dhawal Ashar

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

Laura Azeredo

Urban Development Analyst, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Laura Azeredo

Courtney Babcock

Visual Communications and Design Specialist, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Courtney Babcock

Lorena Baca

Head of International Cooperation, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Lorena Baca

Nathalie Badaoui

Senior Manager, Integrated Climate Action, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Nathalie Badaoui

Mariana Barcelos

Urban Mobility Analyst, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Mariana Barcelos

Brittany Barrett

Senior Manager, School District E-Mobility Technical Assistance, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Brittany Barrett

Isabel Bartmann

Grants & Finance Specialist, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Samrat Basak

Director, Urban Water Resilience, WRI India

Samrat Basak

Bruno Batista

Active Mobility Analyst, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Bruno Batista

Pandora Batra

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

Meltem Bayraktar

Urban Efficiency & Climate Manager, WRI Türkiye Sustainable Cities

Luana Betti

Urban Economics Coordinator, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Luana Betti

Baret Binatlı

Urban Coordinator, WRI Türkiye Sustainable Cities

Baret Binatlı

Larissa Bitzcki

Economics and Urban Finance Intern, WRI Brasil

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Jordon Blackford

Operations & Management Associate, Electric School Bus Initiative, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Jordon Blackford

Clare Blackwell

Research Analyst I

Clare Blackwell

Cynthia Blank

Urban Mobility Assistant, WRI Brasil Sustainable Cities

Mauricio Brito

Urban Development Analyst, WRI México

Christine Broda-Bahm

Communications & Engagement Lead, WRI Ross Center Prize for Cities

Christine Broda-Bahm

Henrique Cabral

Urban Mobility Analyst, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Henrique Cabral

Lara Caccia

Urban Development Specialist, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Lara Caccia

Günes Cansiz

Director, WRI Türkiye Sustainable Cities

Günes Cansiz

Beatriz Cardenas

Air Quality Director, WRI Mexico

Trace Carlson

Operations Manager, Air Quality Program

Trace Carlson

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