Experts & Staff

WRI brings together more than 1,700 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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5 Featured Experts

Program Experts & Staff

Raquel Burke

Operations Manager, Global Climate and Economics Programs

Beakal Fasil

Communications and Engagement Specialist, The New Climate Economy, WRI Africa

Beakal Fasil

Vanessa Pérez-Cirera

Director, WRI's Global Economic Center

Vanessa Perez