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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220 Featured Experts

Program Experts & Staff

Alexandre Grassigny

Project Coordinator Outreach, NDC Partnership

Emma Grier

Research Analyst II, Natural Climate Solutions

Emma Grier.

Catlyne Haddaoui

Research Manager, National Climate Action

Sofwan Hakim

Senior Lead, Program Management Unit in Bali, WRI Indonesia

Sofwan Hakim.

Jeniffer Hanna Collado

Regional Manager, Latin America and the Caribbean NDC Partnership

Jeniffer Hanna Collado.

Hannah Harasaki

U.S. Policy Engagement Specialist

Hannah Harasaki.

Nancy Harris

Research Manager, Global Forest Watch

Arya Harsono

Research Analyst II, New Climate Economy

Karl Hausker

Senior Fellow

Christopher Henderson

Research Analyst II

Christopher Henderson

Matt Herbert

Communications Manager, Climate Program, WRI US

Mindy Hernandez

Lead Behavioral Science Advisor

Mindy Hernandez.

Carolina Hernandez

Engagement Manager, Climate and Energy, WRI Mexico

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Sarah Hertel

NDC Enhancement Knowledge Specialist

Sarah Hertel.

Allison Hess

Project Specialist, National Climate Action

Allison Hess

Stacy Hong

Special Assistant, Climate & Economics

Alex Hoppe

eLearning Specialist, Climate Program

Alex Hoppe

Zhuohui Huang

Research Analyst , Sustainable Transition Center, WRI China

Zhuohui Huang

Sarah Huckins

Communications Manager I, GHG Protocol, Climate Program

Sarah Huckins

Iain Hunt

Corporate Standard Manager, Greenhouse Gas Protocol

Iain Hunt.

Gabby Hyman

 Legislative Engagement Intern

Gabby Hyman

Elizabeth Issac

Grants and Project Manager, Climate Program

Elizabeth Issac.

Erin Jackson

GHG Protocol Land Sector & Removal Guidance Intern

Erin Jackson

Joel Jaeger

Senior Research Associate, Systems Change Lab

Joel Jaeger

Eko Supryanto Kusumo Jati

Engagement & Research Analyst, WRI Indonesia

Eko Supryanto.

Rachel Jetel

Co-Director, Systems Change Lab

Rachel Jetel

Zhaoqianyi (Zhao) Ji

Research Analyst, Greenhouse Gas Protocol

Zhaoqianyi (Zhao) Ji.

Ashley Junger

Communications Specialist, Greenhouse Gas Protocol

Ashley Junger.

Kevin Kennedy

Senior Fellow, U.S. Climate Initiative

Yuke Kirana

Data Analyst, Systems Change Lab

Yuke Kirana

Alex Kovac

Geospatial Data Scientist, Data Lab

Amit Kumar

Senior Fellow, Climate Program, WRI India

Amit Kumar

Kevin Kurkul

Research Associate

Ratih Kurniawati

Project Operations Assistant

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Gaia Larsen

Director, Climate Finance Access, Finance Center

Dan Lashof

Director, WRI United States

Dan Lashof

Iain Laufer

Program Operation Coordinator, Global Climate Program

Iain Laufer

Allison Leach

Corporate Standard Associate, Greenhouse Gas Protocol

Allison Leach

Katie Lebling

Associate II, Carbon Removal and Industrial Decarbonization

Katie Lebling.

Clarissa Lehne

Country Engagement Partner Manager, NDC Partnership

Clarissa Lehne.