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

Courtnae Bailey

Associate, Adaptation Finance

Courtnae Bailey

Courtney Nina McLaren

Equity Economist, Global Centre of Economics, WRI Europe

Courtney Nina McLaren

Sophia Sanniti

Research Associate, Faith and Sustainability Initiative

Sophia Sanniti.

Elisa Scalise

Director of Land and Resource Rights

Elisa Scalise.
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