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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224 Featured Experts

Program Experts & Staff

Matt Ramlow

Research Associate

Matt Ramlow

Radhika Rao

Research Associate

Radhika Rao.

Jennifer Rennicks

Deputy Director, Government Affairs

Jennifer Rennicks

David Rich

Deputy Director, Greenhouse Gas Protocol

Lucas Richard-Carvajal

Project Associate, Country Transitions

Lucas Richard-Carvajal

Danielle Riedl

Research Analyst II, Industrial Innovation & Carbon Removal

Danielle Riedl

Kelsey Ring

Intern, Gender Mainstreaming & Youth Engagement NDC Partnership

Kelsey Ring

Melanie Robinson

Global Climate, Economics and Finance Program Director, WRI Africa

Melanie Robinson.

Laura Rodeiro

Climate Change Intern

Laura Rodeiro

Katie Ross

Senior Associate

Chris Rowe

Data Science Strategist, Data Lab

Chris Rowe

Remington Ruyle

Country Engagement Specialist, NDC Partnership

Remington Ruyle.

Guly Sabahi

Senior Advisor, Climate Finance

Guly Sabahi

Evana Said

Research Analyst II

Evana Said

Avra Saslow

Data Analyst, Data Lab

Avra Saslow

Clea Schumer

Associate, Raising National Ambition

Ashna Siddhi

Technical Research Analyst, Systems Change Lab and Climate Watch

Ashna Siddhi.

Karen Silverwood-Cope

Climate Director

Karen Silverwood-Cope

Alex Simpkins

Communications Coordinator, New Climate Economy

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Neelam Singh

Senior Associate, Global Climate Program

Priveena Sri

Program Coordinator, NDC Partnership

Priveena Sritharan

Jamal Srouji

Associate I, Climate Program

Freya Stanley-Price

Communications Manager, Climate Program

Freya Stanley-Price

Paulista Surjadi

Senior Communications Coordinator

Paulista Surjadi

Gabrielle Swaby

Manager, Diplomacy and Partnerships, Allied for Climate Transformation by 2025 (ACT2025)

Gabrielle Swaby.

Eden Takele

Engagement & Communications Specialist, Climate Program and WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities, WRI Africa

Eden Takele

Tomohiro Tasaki

Visiting Research Fellow, Systems Change Lab

Tomohiro Tasaki

Chikondi Thangata

Associate, International Climate Action

Chikondi Thangata

Kim Thornton

Project Manager, Systems Change Lab

Kim Thronton.

Amy Todd

Monitoring, Evaluation, Learning and Research Lead, Electric School Bus Initiative

Amy Todd

Catalina Torres

Project Coordinator, WRI Colombia

Catalina Torres.

Laio Teixeira

Project Analyst, WRI Brasil

Laio Teixeira.

Carolyn Turkaly

Operations Manager, Center for Equitable Development

Carolyn Turkaly

Stefanie Tye

Climate Adaptation & Resilience Research Associate

Stefanie Tye

Carolina Useche

Climate Action Manager, WRI Colombia

Carolina Useche.

Ivana Valdez

Regional Program Officer, Latin America and Caribbean, NDC Partnership

Pablo Vieira

Global Director, NDC Partnership

Leandro Vigna

Outreach & Data Partnership Manager, Climate Watch

Leandro Vigna.

Maria Theresia Vinetha N.

Project Operations Specialist Senior Lead, WRI Indonesia

Maria Vinetha.

Carla Walker

US Director, Environmental Justice and Equity

Carla Walker