Experts & Staff

WRI brings together 1,400 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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46 Featured Experts

Program Experts & Staff

Sripathi Anirudh

Project Associate, Energy Program, WRI India

Sripathi Anirudh

Marlon Joseph Apanada

Southeast Asia Engagement Lead, Energy & Climate

Celina Bonugli

Associate, Clean Energy Innovation

Xixi Chen

Manager, Clean Energy

Xixi Chen

Alexander Dane

Senior Manager, Clean Energy Innovation & Partnerships

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Cesar Gonzalez

Project Coordinator, Energy Access

Tatsatom Gonçalves

Research Analyst, Energy Program

Tatsatom Gonçalves

Zach Greene

Clean Energy Associate, U.S. Energy Program

Carolina Hernandez

Engagement Manager, Climate and Energy, WRI Mexico

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Norma Hutchinson

Research Analyst

Benson Ireri

Africa Lead, Energy Access

Bharath Jairaj

Director, Energy, WRI India

Joyce Javillonar

Special Assistant, Energy Program

Emily Kaldjian

Communications Manager, Energy Program

Deepak Sriram Krishnan

Associate Director, Energy, WRI India

Rachel Letters

Operations Manager, Energy Program

Michelle Levinson

Manager, eMobility Financial Solutions, Electric School Bus Initiative

Michelle Levinson

Samantha López

Clean Energy Coordinator, WRI Mexico

Eric Mackres

Senior Manager, Data and Tools, Urban Efficiency & Climate, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Sumedha Malaviya

Senior Manager, Energy Program, WRI India

Tirthankar Mandal

Head, Energy Policy, WRI India

Tirthankar Mandal

Katrina McLaughlin

Research Analyst II

Dimitrios Mentis

Senior Energy Geographer, Energy Access; Project Lead, Energy Access Explorer

Haley Minter

Grants & Finance Specialist I, Energy Program

Haley Minter


Manager, Energy, WRI India


Stephen Naimoli

Associate, Energy, Systems Change Lab

Stephen Naimoli

Uttara Narayan

Manager, Energy, WRI India

Alex Perera

Deputy Director, Energy

Almo Pradana

Senior Manager, Energy & Climate, WRI Indonesia

Robi Robichaud

U.S. City Renewables Lead, Energy Program

Douglas Ronoh

GIS Analyst, Energy Access Explorer

Douglas Ronoh

Lacey Shaver

City Renewable Energy Manager

Santiago Sinclair Lecaros

Research Associate, Energy Access Explorer

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Auston Smith

Project Coordinator, Energy Program

Elisabeth St. Onge

Communications Coordinator II, Energy Program

Elisabeth St. Onge

Jake Stockman

GIS Research Assistant, Energy Access Explorer

John Stockman

Dhilon Subramanian

Senior Project Associate, Energy Program, WRI India

Sandhya Sundararagavan

Lead – Energy Transitions, WRI India

Varsha Suresh

Research Analyst II, Strategy & Impact, Energy Access

Varsha Suresh

Ashok Kumar Thanikonda

Manager, Energy, WRI India

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