Experts & Staff

WRI brings together more than 1,700 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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7 Featured Experts

Program Experts & Staff

Natalia Akopian

Policy & Government Affairs Analyst

Xixi Chen

Manager, Clean Energy

Xixi Chen

Tatsatom Gonçalves

Research Analyst II, Energy Program

Tatsatom Gonçalves

Stephen Naimoli

Associate, Energy, Systems Change Lab

Stephen Naimoli

Alex Perera

Deputy Director, Energy

Sebastian Sterl

Senior Researcher, Clean Energy Transitions, WRI Africa

Sebastian Sterl

Niharika Tagotra

Senior Research Specialist, Energy Program, WRI India

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