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

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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Sarah George

Global Communications and Media Manager, Energy

Sarah George.

Tatsatom Gonçalves

Research Associate, Energy Program

Tatsatom Gonçalves

Zachary Greene

Senior Manager, Clean Energy

Lacey Shaver

Senior Manager, City Clean Energy

Lacey Shaver.

Laura Van Wie McGrory

Global Engagement Lead, Clean Energy

Laura Van Wie McGrory

Ke Wang

Global Lead, Energy Minerals and Circularity