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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4 Featured Experts

Program Experts & Staff

Gaia Larsen

Director, Climate Finance Access and Deployment, Finance Center

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