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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35 Featured Experts



Pablo Vieira

Global Director, NDC Partnership

Program Experts & Staff

Julianne Baker-Gallegos

Country Engagement Specialist, NDC Partnership

Julianne Baker-Gallegos

Ariege Besson

Country Engagement Analyst, NDC Partnership

Jamie Bindon

Enhancement Knowledge Specialist, NDC Partnership

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Raquel Burke

Operations Manager, Global Climate and Economics Programs

Cayetano Casado

Regional Specialist Latin America and the Caribbean, NDC Partnerhsip

Sebastian Castellanos

Senior Research Associate, NUMO Alliance, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Tom Cyrs

Research Associate

Yamide Dagnet

Director, Climate Negotiations

Mario Finch

Research Manager, Climate Ambition and Implementation

Taryn Fransen

Senior Fellow

Libby Gladding

Operations Manager, CAEP, NDC Partnership

Alexandre Grassigny

Project Coordinator Outreach, NDC Partnership

Sophia Gustafson

Intern, Climate Watch

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Christopher Henderson

Research Analyst, Global Climate Action

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Matt Herbert

Communications Manager, Climate Program, WRI US

Carolina Hernandez

Engagement Manager, Climate and Energy, WRI Mexico

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Mima Holt

Research Associate, International Climate Action

Alex Kovac

Research Analyst II

Joaquim Leite

Senior Country Engagement Specialist, NDC Partnership

Nathan Mesnildrey

Country Engagement Specialist, NDC Partnership

Jillian Neuberger

Manager, Legislative Engagement

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Whitney Pierson

Operations Manager, NDC Partnership

Almo Pradana

Senior Manager, Energy & Climate, WRI Indonesia

Lucas Richard-Carvajal

Project Coordinator, National Climate Action

Lucas Richard-Carvajal

Viviane Romeiro

Climate Manager, WRI Brasil

Rogerio Studart

Senior Fellow, The New Climate Economy, World Resources Institute

Ivana Valdez

Regional Program Officer, Latin America and Caribbean, NDC Partnership

Leandro Vigna

Data Partnerships & Outreach Manager

Leandro Vigna

Nate Warszawski

Research Analyst, International Climate Action

Nataniel Warszawski

Arief Wijaya

Forest, Climate And The Oceans Senior Manager, WRI Indonesia

Maris Yurdana

Special Projects Coordinator, Climate and Economics

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René Zamora Cristales

Senior Associate, Initiative 20x20

Gillian Zwicker

Research Analyst II, International Engagement, Climate Program

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