Experts & Staff

WRI brings together 1,400 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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38 Featured Experts

Leadership

Leadership

Rogier van den Berg

Acting Global Director, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Rogier van den Berg
Leadership

Leo Horn-Phathanothai

Head, WRI UK Office; and Director, Strategy and Partnerships, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Program Experts & Staff

Claudia Adriazola-Steil

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

Ettore Arpini

Planning and Performance Analyst, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Ettore Arpini

Laura Azeredo

Urban Development Analyst, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Laura Azeredo

Isabel Bartmann

Grants & Finance Specialist, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Sebastian Castellanos

Senior Research Associate, NUMO Alliance, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Luiza Oliveira

Urban Development Coordinator, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Hande Dönmez

Strategic Communications Coordinator, WRI Turkey Sustainable Cities

Rivvy Eisenberg

Grants & Finance Specialist, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Siba El-Samra

Urban Mobility Associate, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Mercedes Escobar

Consultant in Air Quality and Urbanism, WRI México

Tatsatom Gonçalves

Research Analyst, Energy Program

Tatsatom Gonçalves

Carolina Grangeia

Urban Mobility Analyst, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Carolina Grangeia

Catlyne Haddaoui

Global Research and Policy Manager, Coalition for Urban Transitions

Celal Tolga Imamoglu

Senior Manager, Transport & Road Safety, WRI Turkey Sustainable Cities

Anna Kustar

Intern, Research & Data, Coalition for Urban Transition

Leah Lazer

Research Associate, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Leah Lazer

Marley Leitner

Project Manager, Clean Air Catalyst, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Kerry LePain

Program Delivery Associate, Coalition for Urban Transitions

Veronica Linares

Communications Associate, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Kangjie Liu

Electric Mobility Research Analyst, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Anne Maassen

Global Lead, WRI Ross Center Prize for Cities

Anne Maassen

Maggie Marsh

Intern, Sustainable Cities Impact Program, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Maggie Marsh

Ethan McMahon

Senior Manager, Air Quality and Chief of Party, Clean Air Catalyst, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

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Augusto Nardin Sauer

Urban Mobility Intern, WRI Brasil

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David Pérez-Barbosa

Mobility and Road Safety Advisor, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Alejandro Schwedhelm

Urban Mobility Associate, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Navva Sedigh

Policy and Financing Analyst, Electric School Bus Initiative, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Navva Sedigh

Saif Shabou

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

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Hillary Smith

Communications Specialist, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Giuseppe Tesoriere

Urban and Regional Economist, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Giuseppe Tesoriere

Vandana Vasudevan

Senior Fellow, WRI India Sustainable Cities

Hellen Wanjohi-Opil

Resilience African Cities Lead, WRI Africa

Hellen Wanjohi-Opil

Danielle Wilkins

Strategy Performance& Development Associate, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Mary Helen Wood

Program Analysis Intern, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Mary Helen Wood

Camilla Zanetti

Urban Mobility Research Assistant, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

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