Experts & Staff

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38 Featured Experts

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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Felipe Borja Diaz

Graduate Intern, International Climate Action

Felipe Borja Diaz

Raquel Burke

Operations Manager, Global Climate and Economics Programs

David Burns

Natural Climate Solutions Policy Lead

David Burns

Sebastian Castellanos

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

Kiyomi de Zoysa

Engagement and Communications Specialist, Climate Resilience Practice

Kiyomi de Zoysa

Quentin Dean

Executive Assistant, NDC Partnership

Quentin Dean

Cathline Dickens

Product Manager, Systems Change Lab

Cathline Dickens

Mario Finch

Research Manager, Climate Ambition and Implementation

Mario Finch

Adrián Flores Aguilar

Climate Finance Associate, NDC Partnership Support Unit

Adrián Flores Aguilar

Nicole Fragano

Program Coordinator, Climate Program

Nicole Fragano

Taryn Fransen

Senior Fellow

Libby Gladding

Operations Manager, CAEP, NDC Partnership

Libby Gladding

Chelsea Gómez

Climate Transparency Project Manager

Chelsea Gómez

Alexandre Grassigny

Project Coordinator Outreach, NDC Partnership

Jazmin Elizabeth Gálvez

Participation and Capacity Development Analyst, WRI México

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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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Arjun Iyer

Project Coordinator II, International Climate Action

Arjun Iyer

Alex Kovac

Research Analyst II

Joaquim Leite

Senior Country Engagement Specialist, NDC Partnership

J. Sebastián Leiva M.

Behavioral Design Intern, The Living Lab for Equitable Climate Action, WRI México

Sebastián Leiva

Maria Lemos González

Associate II, International Climate Action

Maria Lemos Gonzalez

Christine Luttmer

Project Specialist, Country Engagement Support, South Africa

Christine Luttmer

Andrea Mendez

Project Specialist

Andrea Mendez

Mariana Panuncio-Feldman

Country Engagement Director, NDC Partnership

Mariana Panuncio-Feldman

Whitney Pierson

Operations Manager, NDC Partnership

Lucas Richard-Carvajal

Project Specialist, Country Transitions

Lucas Richard-Carvajal

Kelsey Ring

Intern, Gender Mainstreaming & Youth Engagement NDC Partnership

Kelsey Ring

Nancy Sánchez

Product Specialist, Resource Watch

Nancy Sanchez

Ivana Valdez

Regional Program Officer, Latin America and Caribbean, NDC Partnership

Pablo Vieira

Global Director, NDC Partnership

Leandro Vigna

Data Partnerships & Outreach Manager

Leandro Vigna

Nate Warszawski

Research Analyst, International Climate Action

Nataniel Warszawski

Gillian Zwicker

Research Associate I, International Engagement, Climate Program

Gillian Zwicker

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