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.

Contact our media team to arrange an interview with any of our experts.

Program Experts & Staff

Sripathi Anirudh

Project Associate, Energy Program, WRI India

Sripathi Anirudh

Lori Bird

Director, US Energy Program and Polsky Chair for Renewable Energy

Lori Bird

Alexander Dane

Senior Manager, Clean Energy Innovation & Partnerships

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Ahona Datta Gupta

Communications Manager, Energy, WRI India

Ahona Datta Gupta

Zachary Greene

Senior Manager, Clean Energy

Akshatha Hegde

Senior Associate, Finance and Operations, WRI India

Akshatha Hegde

Bharath Jairaj

Director, Energy, WRI India

Bharath Jairaj.

Deepak Sriram Krishnan

Associate Director, Energy, WRI India

Deepak Sriram Krishnan


Manager, Energy, WRI India


Uttara Narayan

Manager, Energy, WRI India

Harish P

Senior Research Specialist, WRI India

Harish P.

Deepti Raj

Senior Associate, Energy Program, WRI India

Deepti Raj.

Lalit Sharma

Senior Project Associate, WRI India

Lalit Sharma.

Abhinav Sharma

Manager, Energy Program, WRI India

Abhinav Sharma.

Rushabh Soni

Project Associate, Energy Governance, WRI India

Rushabh Soni

Dhilon Subramanian

Senior Project Associate, Energy Program, WRI India

Sandhya Sundararagavan

Lead – Energy Transitions, WRI India

Bhavana Varma

Junior Program Associate, WRI India

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