Experts & Staff

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31 Featured Experts

Program Experts & Staff

Ettore Arpini

Program Management Specialist, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Ettore Arpini

Laura Azeredo

Urban Development Analyst, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Laura Azeredo

Nathalie Badaoui

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

Nathalie Badaoui

Baret Binatlı

Urban Coordinator, WRI Türkiye Sustainable Cities

Baret Binatlı

Larissa Bitzcki

Economics and Urban Finance Intern, WRI Brasil

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Sebastian Castellanos

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

Diana Chavez

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

Diana Chavez

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

Tatsatom Gonçalves

Research Analyst II, Energy Program

Tatsatom Gonçalves

Leo Horn-Phathanothai

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

Celal Tolga Imamoglu

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

Abhinand Krishnashankar

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

Abhinand Krishnashankar

Anna Kustar

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

Leah Lazer

Research Associate, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Leah Lazer

Kangjie Liu

Electric Mobility Research Analyst, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Anne Maassen

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

Anne Maassen

Ethan McMahon

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

Ethan McMahon

David Pérez-Barbosa

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

John-Rob Pool

Manager, Knowledge and Partnerships, UrbanShift

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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Prathna T.C.

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

Prathna T.C.

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

Rogier van den Berg

Global Director, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Rogier van den Berg

Hellen Wanjohi-Opil

Resilience African Cities Lead, WRI Africa

Hellen Wanjohi-Opil

Danielle Wilkins

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

Danielle Wilkins

Mary Helen Wood

Program Management Assistant, 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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