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.

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2 Featured Experts

Program Experts & Staff

Gaia Larsen

Director, Climate Finance Access, Finance Center

Valerie Laxton

Senior Associate, Development Finance Institutions, Finance Center

Valerie Laxton
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