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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1139 Featured Experts

Program Experts & Staff

Meltem Bayraktar

Urban Efficiency & Climate Manager, WRI Turkey Sustainable Cities

Catherine Beal

Engagement Coordinator, Climate Resilience Practice

Catherine Beal

Skylar Bee

Climate Finance Specialist, Knowledge and Learning, NDC Partnership

Skylar Bee

Meg Beiter

Development Associate

Ralien Bekkers

Senior Country Engagement Specialist, NDC Partnership

Abiyot Dagne Belay

Research Associate, WRI Africa

Elizabeth Benyishay

Chief of Staff, Climate and Economics

Molly Bergen

Communications Manager, Climate Program

Anika Berger

Research Analyst, Global Forest Watch

Zola Berger-Schmitz

Research Analyst, Science-Based Target Initiative

Zola Berger-Schmitz

Romeo Bertolini

Deputy Director, Head of Bonn office, NDC Partnership

Matt Bertrand

Senior Software Engineer, Global Forest Watch

Matt Bertrand

Luana Betti

Urban Economics Coordinator, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Lisa Beyer

Urban Water Infrastructure Manager

Preety Bhandari

Senior Advisor, Global Climate Program and the Finance Center

Preety Bhandari

Jake Billhorn

Financial Analysis Intern, Natural Infrastructure Initiative

Jake Billhorn

Jamie Bindon

Enhancement Knowledge Specialist, NDC Partnership

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Lori Bird

Director, US Energy Program and Polsky Chair for Renewable Energy

Lori Bird

Caroline Black

Program Coordinator, Water Program

Jordon Blackford

Operations & Management Associate, Electric School Bus Initiative, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Jordon Blackford

Cynthia Blank

Urban Mobility Intern, WRI Brasil Sustainable Cities

Stacy Blondin

Behavioral Science Associate

Cristina Bodas

Communications Manager, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

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Sophie Boehm

Research Associate, Systems Change Lab

Tatiana Bogdanova

Junior Product Specialist, Global Forest Watch

Tatiana Bogdanova

Selma Bombachini

Executive Secretary, WRI Brasil

Celina Bonugli

Associate, Clean Energy Innovation

Anne Bordier

Director, Sustainable Diets

Anne Bordier

Julie Bos

Research Analyst, Sustainable Finance Center

Julie Bos

Lisa Bow

Head of Knowledge Services, NDC Partnership

Rob Bradley

Knowledge and Research Director, NDC Partnership

Jessica Brand

Senior Manager, Strategic Communications

Carter Brandon

Senior Fellow

John Brandt

Data Science Associate II

Niamh Brannigan

Communications and Engagement Director, WRI Africa

Niamh Brannigan

Clare Brennan

Operations and Events Manager, Sustainable Ocean Initiative

Benjamin Bressette

Equity Framework Intern, Electric School Bus Initiative

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Elizabeth Bridgwater

Research Analyst

Mauricio Brito

Urban Development Analyst, WRI México

Christine Broda-Bahm

Communications & Engagement Lead, WRI Ross Center Prize for Cities

Christine Broda-Bahm

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