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

Nate Warszawski

Research Associate, International Climate Action

Nataniel Warszawski

David Waskow

Director, International Climate Initiative

Ryan Weber

Director of Operations, Global Climate Program

Wei Wang

Research Analyst, Sustainable Transition Center, WRI China

Wei Wang

Bryanna West

Administrative Specialist, Greenhouse Gas Protocol

Bryanna West.

Ryan Whittemore

Engagement and Program Coordinator, Climate Program

Ryan Whittemore

Arief Wijaya

Program Director, WRI Indonesia

Arief Wijaya.

Brynne Wilcox

Communications Coordinator, Systems Change Lab

Brynne Wilcox

Chuck Wilson

Development Associate

Charles Wilson

Jason Winik

Data Analyst Intern, Resource Watch

Jason Winik

Tesfay Woldemariam

GIS Research Associate I

Sara Wolf

Climate Database Management Associate, NDC Partnership

Sara Wolf.

Shannon Wood

Legislative Engagement Analyst, U.S. Climate

Shannon Wood.

Dorine Wytema

Deputy Director of the Global Climate, Economics and Finance Program

Dorine Wytema.

Wenyi Xi

Research Associate, Sustainable Transition Center, WRI China

Wenyi Xi

Yajing Xin

Project Coordinator, Sustainable Transition Center, WRI China

Yaijing Xin

Sophie Young

Manager, Environmental Justice and Equity, Electric School Bus Initiative

Sophie Young.

April Yu

Grants and Finance Specialist, Climate Program

April Yu.

Rezky Khairun Zain

Climate & Energy Senior Analyst, WRI Indonesia

Rezky Khairun Zain.

Laura Zartarian

Program Coordinator, Knowledge and Learning, NDC Partnership

Laura Zartarian.

Daiyang Zhang

Research Analyst, Sustainable Transition Center, WRI China

Daiyang Zhang

Lianhui Zhang

Research Analyst, Sustainable Transition Center, WRI China

Lianhui Zhang.

Wenquan Zhang

Research Associate, Sustainable Transition Center, WRI China

Wenquan Zhang

Nada Zharfania Zuhaira

Sustainable Business & Net Zero Analyst, WRI Indonesia

Nada Zharfania Zuhaira