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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3 Featured Experts

Program Experts & Staff

Valerie Laxton

Senior Associate, Development Finance Institutions, Finance Center

Valerie Laxton

Caitlin Smith

Associate, Sustainable Finance Center

Ye Wang

Research Associate, Sustainable Investment Program, WRI China

Ye Wang