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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15 Featured Experts

Program Experts & Staff

Claudia Adriazola-Steil

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

Ashwathy Anand

Program Associate, Urban Water Resilience, WRI India

Ashwathy Anand

Ettore Arpini

Data Systems and Institutional Reporting Manager

Ettore Arpini

Reynolds Kihura

Data & Product Strategist, WRI Africa

Reynolds Kihura.

Jiaying Lin

Research Analyst, Sustainable Transition Center, WRI China

Jiaying Lin

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

Amos Mwangi

Senior Electric Mobility Associate, WRI Africa

Amos Mwangi.

George Mwaniki

Head of Air Quality, WRI Africa

George Mwaniki

Alejandro Schwedhelm

Urban Mobility Manager, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Alejandro Schwedelm.

Raisa de Castro Soares

Senior Analyst of Integrated Climate Action, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Raisa Soares.

Rogier van den Berg

Global Director, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Rogier Vandenberg.

Zachary Wandalowski

Communications Intern, UrbanShift, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Zachary Wandalowski

Hellen Njoki Wanjohi-Opil

Climate and Engagement, Lead

Hellen Njoki Wanjohi-Opil

Arief Wijaya

Program Director, WRI Indonesia

Arief Wijaya.