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

Alyssa Curran

E-Mobility Financial Solutions and Equity Research Associate

Alyssa Curran

Alexander Dane

Senior Manager, Clean Energy Innovation & Partnerships

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Ahona Datta Gupta

Communications Manager, Energy, WRI India

Ahona Datta Gupta

Tatsatom Gonçalves

Research Associate, Energy Program

Tatsatom Gonçalves

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

Sumedha Malaviya

Senior Manager, Energy Program, WRI India

Sumedha Malaviya

Tirthankar Mandal

Head, Energy Policy, WRI India

Tirthankar Mandal

Kajol

Manager, Energy, WRI India

Kajol

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

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Abhinav Sharma

Manager, Energy Program, WRI India

Abhinav Sharma.

Lacey Shaver

Senior Manager, City Clean Energy

Lacey Shaver.

Dhilon Subramanian

Senior Project Associate, Energy Program, WRI India

Sandhya Sundararagavan

Lead – Energy Transitions, WRI India

Niharika Tagotra

Senior Research Specialist, Energy Program, WRI India

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Laura Van Wie McGrory

Global Engagement Lead, Clean Energy

Laura Van Wie McGrory

Bhavana Varma

Junior Program Associate, WRI India

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