Experts & Staff

WRI brings together nearly 1,900 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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32 Featured Experts

Program Experts & Staff

Ettore Arpini

Data Systems and Institutional Reporting Manager

Ettore Arpini

Laura Azeredo

Urban Development Coordinator, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Laura Azeredo

Ayça Bağcı

Senior Manager, European Union Projects, WRI Türkiye

Acya Bagci.

Baret Binatlı

Built Environment Manager, Urban Efficiency & Climate, WRI Türkiye

Baret Binatlı

Ondine Brent Eysseric

Executive Administrative Manager, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

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Laura Bulbena Janer

Manager, Cities4Forests, WRI Colombia

Laura Bulbena Janer.

Daniel Cano Gomez

Project Coordinator, Road Safety

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Sebastian Castellanos

Senior Manager, Technical Assistance, Electric School Bus Initiative.

Diana Chavez Acosta

Grants & Finance Specialist II, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Diana Chavez

Jenny Chen

Global Electric Mobility Research Intern, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Jenny Chen.

Esthelyne Dusabe

Project Specialist, Urban Mobility, WRI Africa Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

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Rivvy Eisenberg

Grants & Finance Specialist, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Siba El-Samra

Urban Mobility Associate, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Siba El Samra.

Tatsatom Gonçalves

Research Associate, Energy Program

Tatsatom Gonçalves

Celal Tolga Imamoglu

Senior Manager, Transport & Road Safety, WRI Türkiye

Anna Kustar

Research Analyst, Urban Mobility, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Leah Lazer

Research Associate, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Leah Lazer

K. Zé Liu

eMobility Research and Visualization Analyst, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Zé Liu.

Anne Maassen

Senior Manager, Urban Transformation Insights & Partnerships / Global Lead, WRI Ross Center Prize for Cities

Anne Maassen

Marc Manyifika

Country Lead for Urban Water Resilience/Lead Spatial Planner for the program

Marc Manyifika

John-Rob Pool

Manager, Knowledge and Partnerships, UrbanShift

John-Rob Pool

Saif Shabou

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

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Dominick Tanoh

NUMO Intern, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Dominick Tanoh

Giuseppe Tesoriere

Urban and Regional Economist, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Giuseppe Tesoriere

Tini Tran

Director, Global Communications and Engagement, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Tini Tran

Thet Hein Tun

Senior Transportation Research Associate, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Thet Hein Tun

Rogier van den Berg

Global Director, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Rogier Vandenberg.

Hellen Njoki Wanjohi-Opil

Climate and Engagement, Lead

Hellen Njoki Wanjohi-Opil

Danielle Wilkins

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

Danielle Wilkins

Savannah Willard

Grants and Finance Specialist II

Savannah Willard

Mary Helen Wood

Program Management Specialist, 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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