Experts & Staff

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25 Featured Experts

Program Experts & Staff

Ashwathy Anand

Program Associate, Urban Water Resilience, WRI India

Ashwathy Anand

Samrat Basak

Director, Urban Water Resilience, WRI India

Samrat Basak

Trace Carlson

Operations Manager, Air Quality Program

Trace Carlson

Jyot Chadha

Deputy Director, NUMO Alliance

Radha Chanchani

Senior Manager, Urban Development, WRI India Ross Center for Sustainable Cities and Transport

Rhada Chanchani

Purnanjali Chandra

Project Associate, Urban Water Resilience, WRI India Sustainable Cities

Chandra Purnanjali profile image

Ela Dhankhar

Intern, UrbanShift, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Ela Dhankhar

Ayesha Dinshaw

Manager, Climate Resilience

Milloni Doshi

Development Intern

Milloni Doshi

Manal Khan

Communications Lead, UrbanShift, WRI Ross Center For Sustainable Cities

Vishant Kothari

Manager, Electric Mobility, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Vishant Kothari

Abhinand Krishnashankar

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

Abhinand Krishnashankar

Nikita Luke

Senior Project Associate, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Nikita Luke

Anjali Mahendra

Director of Global Research, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Anjali Mahendra

Sumedha Malaviya

Senior Manager, Energy Program, WRI India

Sumedha Malaviya

Aakash Malik

Program Associate, Urban Water Resilience, WRI India Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Aakash Malik

Priyanka Mewal

Technical Advisor, Global Operations, WRI India

Manish Dutta Pandey

Manager, Electric Mobility, WRI India Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Manish Dutta Pandey

Ashni Shah

Grants and Finance Specialist II - Electric Mobility, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Ashni Shah

Yash Singh

Program Associate, Sustainable Cities, WRI India

 Yash Singh

Prathna T.C.

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

Prathna T.C.

Madhura Telang

Program Communications Associate, Urban Water Resilience, WRI India

Madhura Telang

Vandana Tyagi

Senior Project Associate, Air Quality, WRI India Sustainable Cities

Vandana Tyagi

Mende Thuji Yangden

Project Assistant, eMobility, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Mende Yangden

Vijay Anadkat

Fellow - Urban Transport, WRI India Sustainable Cities

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