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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5 Featured Experts

Program Experts & Staff

Helen Ding

Senior Economist

Beakal Fasil

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

Beakal Fasil

Laura Fishburn

Project Specialist

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Vanessa Pérez-Cirera

Director, WRI's Global Economic Center

Vanessa Perez

Dorine Wytema

Deputy Director of the Global Climate, Economics and Finance Program

Dorine Wytema.