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.

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

Program Experts & Staff

Nate Aden

Senior Associate, Business Center

Helen Ding

Senior Economist

Alexandre Grassigny

Project Coordinator Outreach, NDC Partnership

Matt Herbert

Communications Manager, Climate Program, WRI US

Yuke Kirana

Data Analyst, Systems Change Lab

Yuke Kirana

Katie Lebling

Associate II, Carbon Removal and Industrial Decarbonization

Joaquim Leite

Senior Country Engagement Specialist, NDC Partnership

Maria Lemos González

Associate II, International Climate Action

Maria Lemos Gonzalez

Leandro Vigna

Data Partnerships & Outreach Manager

Leandro Vigna

Gillian Zwicker

Research Associate I, International Engagement, Climate Program

Gillian Zwicker

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