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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158 Featured Experts



Helen Mountford

Vice President, Climate & Economics


Dan Lashof

Director, WRI United States

Dan Lashof

Pablo Vieira

Global Director, NDC Partnership


Pankaj Bhatia

Deputy Director, Climate; Global Director, GHG Protocol

Program Experts & Staff

Nate Aden

Senior Associate, Business Center

Varun Agarwal

Project Associate, Climate, WRI India

Varun Agarwal

Shazabe Akhtar

NDC Analysis Intern, Climate Program

Shazabe Akhtar

Yelena Akopian

Communications Manager, New Climate Economy

Nambi Appadurai

Director, Climate Resilience Practice, WRI India

Estefanía Ardila

Country Engagement Specialist, Latin America and the Caribbean, NDC Partnership

Sara Ascher

Senior Project Manager, National Climate Action

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Phillip Baldiswieler

Program Specialist, CAEP, NDC Partnership

Phillip Baldiswieler

Skylar Bee

Climate Finance Specialist, Knowledge and Learning, NDC Partnership

Skylar Bee

Meg Beiter

Development Associate

Ralien Bekkers

Senior Country Engagement Specialist, NDC Partnership

Elizabeth Benyishay

Chief of Staff, Climate and Economics

Molly Bergen

Communications Manager, Climate Program

Romeo Bertolini

Deputy Director, Head of Bonn office, NDC Partnership

Ariege Besson

Country Engagement Analyst, NDC Partnership

Jamie Bindon

Project Coordinator, Knowledge & Learning, NDC Partnership

Sophie Boehm

Research Analyst II, Systems Change Lab

Lisa Bow

Head of Knowledge Services, NDC Partnership

Rob Bradley

Knowledge and Research Director, NDC Partnership

Elizabeth Bridgwater

Research Analyst

Raquel Burke

Grants and Finance Associate

Logan Byers

Research Assistant, Global Power Plant Data

Lesly Calle

Carbon Pricing Intern

Paulo Camuri

Senior Economist, Climate Program, WRI Brasil

Paulo Camuri

Greg Carlock

Manager, Climate Action & Data

Rebecca Carter

Deputy Director, Climate Resilience Practice

Cayetano Casado

Regional Specialist Latin America and the Caribbean, NDC Partnerhsip

Sebastian Castellanos

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

Subrata Chakrabarty

Senior Manager, Climate, WRI India

Neil Chin

Intern, Climate Program

Neil Chin

Talia Chorover

Knowledge Tools and Research Associate, NDC Partnership

Jahan Chowdhury

Country Engagement Director, NDC Partnership

Shannon Hilsey Choy

Project Manager, Buildings Initiative, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Nicolás Cisneros

Senior Country Engagement Specialist, NDC Partnership

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