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

Lily Begg

Latin American and Africa Coordinator, FOLU

Lily Begg.

Anne Bordier

Director of Food Initiatives

Anne Bordier

Gabriela Brooks

Grants & Finance Specialist, FOLU

Gabriela Brooks.

Micaela Cole

Partnerships and Coalition Coordinator, Food and Land Use Coalition

Micaela Cole.

Aline D'Ormesson

Senior Development Manager, FOLU

Aline D'Ormesson.

Edward Davey

Head, World Resources Institute Europe UK Office; Senior Advisor, Food and Land Use Coalition; Advisor, New Economy for the Amazon and Congo Basin

Edward Davey

Alexandra Eastham

Project Specialist, Regen10, Food and Land Use Coalition (FOLU)

Alexandra Eastham.

Olaf Erenstein

Director Research Integrity, Food and Land Use Coalition (FOLU), WRI Europe

Olaf Erenstein.

Liz Goodwin

Senior Fellow and Director, Food Loss and Waste

Edwina Hughes

Head, the Coolfood Pledge

Edwina Hughes

Jake Ireland

Communications Specialist, Global Food and Land Use Coalition (FOLU)

Jake Ireland.

John Jaoko

Senior Crop Data Analyst, WRI Africa

John Jaoko.

Gloria Kantengwa

Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Specialist

Gloria Kantengwa.

Liz Kirk

Director, Knowledge Generation and Engagement (FOLU)

Liz Kirk.

Mark Little

Lead, Food Loss and Waste Initiatives

Mark Little.

Sophie Mongalvy

Communications Director, Food and Land Use Coalition

Sophie Mongalvy

Jonas Munyurangabo

Policy Analyst, Food Program, WRI Africa

Jonas Munyurangabo.

Klara Nilsson

Senior Communications Associate, Food and Land Use Coalition

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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