Experts & Staff

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14 Featured Experts

Program Experts & Staff

Nate Aden

Senior Associate

Sheela Cao

Social Media and Digital Marketing Manager, Climate

Sheela Cao.

Wee Kean Fong

Deputy Country Director, WRI China

Wee Kean Fong

Mengpin Ge

Associate II, Climate Program

Arya Harsono

Research Analyst II, New Climate Economy

Zhuohui Huang

Research Analyst, Climate and Energy Program, WRI China

Zhuohui Huang.

Yuke Kirana

Data Analyst, Systems Change Lab

Yuke Kirana

Katie Lebling

Associate II, Carbon Removal and Industrial Decarbonization

Chuyi Lu

Gender Mainstreaming and Youth Intern, NDC Partnership

Chuyi Lu.

Christine Luttmer

Project Specialist, Country Engagement Support, South Africa

Christine Luttmer

Wenrui Qu

Knowledge & Learning Intern, NDC Partnership

Wenrui Qu.

Wenyi Xi

Research Analyst, Climate And Energy Program, WRI China

Wenyi Xi

Sophie Young

Manager, Environmental Justice and Equity, Electric School Bus Initiative

Sophie Young.

Daiyang Zhang

Research Assistant, Climate and Energy Program, WRI China

Daiyang Zhang