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

Christopher M. Ede-Calton

Senior Engagement Manager, Land & Carbon Lab

Christopher M. Ede-Calton

John Jaoko

Senior Crop Data Analyst, WRI Africa

John Jaoko.

Gloria Kantengwa

Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Specialist

Gloria Kantengwa.

Elise Mazur

GIS Research Associate, Land & Carbon Lab

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Jonas Munyurangabo

Policy Analyst, Food Program, WRI Africa

Jonas Munyurangabo.

Tina Nyunga

Project Assistant, Circular Food Systems for Rwanda

Tina Nyunga.

Michael Orang'i Onchabo

Director, Food and Land Use Coalition, Kenya

Michael Orang'i Onchabo.

Shiferaw Tafesse

Project Manager, Regenerative Agriculture Transition, WRI Africa

Shiferaw Tafesse.

Kalkidan Wondimu

Communication and Engagement Specialist, FOLU Ethiopia

Kalkidan Wondimu
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