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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33 Featured Experts



Pablo Vieira

Global Director, NDC Partnership

Program Experts & Staff

Julianne Baker-Gallegos

Country Engagement Specialist, NDC Partnership

Julianne Baker-Gallegos

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

Tom Cyrs

Kiyomi de Zoysa

Climate Resilience Intern

Kiyomi de Zoysa

Cathline Dickens

Product Manager, Systems Change Lab

Cathline Dickens

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

Sophia Gustafson

Christopher Henderson

Research Analyst, Global Climate Action

Christopher Henderson

Matt Herbert

Communications Manager, Climate Program, WRI US

Carolina Hernandez

Engagement Manager, Climate and Energy, WRI Mexico

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Alex Kovac

Research Analyst II

Joaquim Leite

Senior Country Engagement Specialist, NDC Partnership

Christine Luttmer

Project Specialist, Country Engagement Support, South Africa

Christine Luttmer

Jillian Neuberger

Manager, Legislative Engagement

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Whitney Pierson

Operations Manager, NDC Partnership

Lucas Richard-Carvajal

Project Coordinator, National Climate Action

Lucas Richard-Carvajal

Kelsey Ring

Intern, Gender Mainstreaming & Youth Engagement NDC Partnership

Kelsey Ring

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

Maris Yurdana

Special Projects Coordinator, Climate and Economics

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René Zamora Cristales

Senior Associate, Initiative 20x20

Gillian Zwicker

Research Associate I, International Engagement, Climate Program

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