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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14 Featured Experts

Program Experts & Staff

Jenny Arthur

Head of Cool Food Membership Development

Jenny Arthur

Olaf Erenstein

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

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Samuel Gaturu

Project Specialist II, Vital Landscapes Program, WRI Africa

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Morgan Gillespy

Programme Director, Food and Land Use Coalition

Liz Goodwin

Senior Fellow and Director, Food Loss and Waste

Edwina Hughes

Head, the Cool Food Pledge

Edwina Hughes

Jake Ireland

Communications Specialist, FOLU

Jake Ireland

Sophie Mongalvy

Communications Manager, Food and Land Use Coalition

Sophie Mongalvy

Georgie Murrin

Events and Engagement Intern, Food and Land Use Coalition, WRI London

Georgie Murrin

Klara Nilsson

Communications Associate, Food and Land Use Coalition

Elise Pitcairn

Grants and Finance Specialist II, Food Program

Elise Pitcairn

Eric Ruzigamanzi

Project Manager, Circular Food Systems – Rwanda, WRI Africa

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Kalkidan Wondimu

Communication and Engagement Specialist, FOLU Ethiopia

Kalkidan Wondimu

Jessica Zionts

Research Analyst II, Food and Climate Program

Jessica Zionts

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