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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12 Featured Experts

Program Experts & Staff

Adrián Flores Aguilar

Climate Finance Associate, NDC Partnership Support Unit

Adrián Flores Aguilar

Claudio Forner

Senior Associate, Climate Diplomacy

Claudio Forner.

Johannes Friedrich

Director of Climate Data

Alexandre Grassigny

Project Coordinator Outreach, NDC Partnership

Christine Luttmer

Project Specialist, Country Engagement Support, South Africa

Christine Luttmer

Ryan O'Connor

Knowledge Tools Analyst, NDC Partnership

Ryan O'Connor

Danielle Riedl

Research Analyst II, Industrial Innovation & Carbon Removal

Danielle Riedl

Alex Simpkins

Communications Coordinator, New Climate Economy

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Stefanie Tye

Research Associate, Climate Resilience Practice

Stefanie Tye

Leandro Vigna

Outreach & Data Partnership Manager, Climate Watch

Leandro Vigna.

Arief Wijaya

Program Director, WRI Indonesia

Arief Wijaya.

Tesfay Woldemariam

GIS Research Associate I

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