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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21 Featured Experts

Program Experts & Staff

Pandora Batra

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

Imane Chafiq

Country Engagement Specialist

Imane Chafiq

Yanan Deng

Project Operations Manager, Sustainable Transition Center, WRI China

Yanan Deng

Héctor Miguel Donado

Research Analyst, Climate Program

Hector Miguel Donado.

Alexandre Grassigny

Project Coordinator Outreach, NDC Partnership

Catlyne Haddaoui

Research Manager, National Climate Action

Zhuohui Huang

Research Analyst , Sustainable Transition Center, WRI China

Zhuohui Huang

Clarissa Lehne

Country Engagement Partner Manager, NDC Partnership

Clarissa Lehne.

Joaquim Leite

Senior Country Engagement Specialist, NDC Partnership

Frances Molesworth

Communications Manager, Climate Program

Frances Molesworth

Johan Nyqvist

Insurance Project Specialist, Science Based Targets Initiative (SBTi)

Johan Nyqvist.

Haigang Pei

Research Assistant, Sustainable Transition Center, WRI China

Haigang Pei

Clea Schumer

Associate, Raising National Ambition

Jamal Srouji

Associate I, Climate Program

Freya Stanley-Price

Communications Manager, Climate Program

Freya Stanley-Price

Wei Wang

Research Analyst, Sustainable Transition Center, WRI China

Wei Wang

Wenyi Xi

Research Associate, Sustainable Transition Center, WRI China

Wenyi Xi

Yajing Xin

Project Coordinator, Sustainable Transition Center, WRI China

Yaijing Xin

Daiyang Zhang

Research Analyst, Sustainable Transition Center, WRI China

Daiyang Zhang

Lianhui Zhang

Research Analyst, Sustainable Transition Center, WRI China

Lianhui Zhang.

Wenquan Zhang

Research Associate, Sustainable Transition Center, WRI China

Wenquan Zhang