Experts & Staff

WRI brings together more than 1,700 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.

Contact our media team to arrange an interview with any of our experts.

Program Experts & Staff

Pandora Batra

Strategic Engagement Manager, Climate Program / WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Elizabeth Carabine

Regional Senior Expert, Climate Change, WRI Africa

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Yared Deme

Research Analyst, International Climate Action, WRI Africa

Yared Abera Deme

Héctor Miguel Donado

Research Analyst, Climate Program

Ifrah Farah

Grants & Finance Coordinator, New Climate Economy, WRI Africa

Ifrah Farah

Catlyne Haddaoui

Research Manager, National Climate Action

Clarissa Lehne

Country Engagement Specialist, NDC Partnership

Clarissa Lehne

Jamal Srouji

Associate I, Climate Program

Freya Stanley-Price

Communications Manager, Climate Program

Freya Stanley-Price

Eden Takele

Engagement & Communications Specialist, Climate Program and WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities, WRI Africa

Eden Takele

Namitha Vivek

Country Engagement Project Coordinator, NDC Partnership

Jessica Zionts

Research Analyst II, Food and Climate Program

Jessica Zionts