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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1305 Featured Experts

Program Experts & Staff

Mohammad Ali

Grants & Finance Specialist ll

Mohammad Ali.

Agraw Ali

GIS Research Analyst, WRI Africa

Júlio de Araújo-Alves

Research Analyst, Forests Program, WRI Brasil

Julio Alves

Ivan Amanigaruhanga

Engagement Manager, Clean Energy Transition, Africa

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Bemnet Amanuale

Finance and Administration Specialist, WRI Africa

Bemnet Amanuale

Anna Amato

Planning, Evaluation and Learning Manager, Managing For Results

Anna Amato

Ibraheem Ameer

Policy Research Analyst

Ibraheem Ameer.

Ashwathy Anand

Program Associate, Urban Water Resilience, WRI India

Ashwathy Anand

Tim Anderegg

Head of Engineering, Data Lab

Tim Anderegg

Will Anderson

Senior Portfolio Manager, TerraFund, Global Restoration Initiative

Will Anderson

James Anderson

Senior Program Manager, Cities4Forests

James Anderson.

Angela Anderson

Director of Industrial Innovation and Carbon Removal

Angela Anderson

Angelo E. Angel Gomez

Grants and Finance Manager, Coalition for Urban Transitions, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Sripathi Anirudh

Project Associate, Energy Program, WRI India

Sripathi Anirudh

Virginia Antonioli

Sustainable Food Systems Manager, Food and Land Use Coalition, WRI Brasil

Virginia Antonioli.

Eillie Anzilotti

Communications Lead, UrbanShift, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Eillie Anzilotti.

Josephine Apajo

Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation Learning Manager, WRI Africa

Josephine Apajo

Marlon Joseph Apanada

Southeast Asia Engagement Lead, Energy & Climate

William Apondo

Data Analyst, Air Quality, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities, WRI Africa

William Apondo

Nambi Appadurai

Director, Climate Resilience Practice, WRI India

Bernadette Arakwiye

Senior Manager, Africa Land Restoration Programs

Bernadette Arakwiye

Kate Archambault

Operations Manager, Electric School Bus Initiative

Kate Archambault

Estefanía Ardila

Country Engagement Specialist, Latin America and the Caribbean, NDC Partnership

Geraldy Arief

Research Analyst, WRI Papua Regional Office

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Ettore Arpini

Data Systems and Institutional Reporting Manager

Ettore Arpini

Jenny Arthur

Head of Coolfood Membership Development

Jenny Arthur

Olga Artsiukh

Operations Manager, Global Food and Land-Use Coalition, WRI Europe

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Sara Ascher

Senior Project Manager, National Climate Action

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Oliver Ashford

Program Associate, Ocean Program

Oliver Ashford.

Arooj Asif

Executive Assistant, Managing Director for Global Delivery

Arooj Asif

Firda Astriyani

Facilities, Procurement And Office Manager, WRI Indonesia

Simone Athayde

Research Integrity Lead

Simone Athayde.

Becky Atkins

Global Network Lead, Data Lab

César Avilés

Innovation Coordinator, WRI Mexico

Laura Azeredo

Urban Development Analyst, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Laura Azeredo

Chelsea Babcock

Global Coordination Manager, Executive Office

Chelsea Babcock

Lorena Baca

Head of International Cooperation, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Lorena Baca

Mike Badzmierowski

Manager, U.S. Agricultural Policy

Mike Badzmierowski.
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