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.

Contact our media team to arrange an interview with any of our experts.

Program Experts & Staff

Bernadette Arakwiye

AFR100 Manager, WRI Africa

Bukti Bagja

Supply Chain and Livelihood Transformation Senior Manager, WRI Indonesia

Bukti Bagja

Prince Baraka Lucungu

Forest Policy and Community Forestry Advisor, Democratic Republic of Congo

Prince Baraka Lucungu

Susan Chomba

Director of Vital Landscapes, WRI Africa

Susan Chomba

Angel Cibemba

Communications Specialist Central and West Africa

Achille Djeagou Tchoffo

Congo Bassin Coordinator, Open Timber Portal, Congo Basin

Achille Djeagou Tchoffo

Rizky Firmansyah

GIS Analyst, WRI Indonesia

Rizky Firmansyah

Hidayah Hamzah

Manager For National Plastic Action Partnership, WRI Indonesia 

Rakhmat Hidayat

Sumatra Regional Senior Manager, WRI Indonesia

Rakhmat Hidayat

Samuel Kabiru

Manager, The Land Accelerator, WRI Africa

Samuel Kabiru

Kendie Kenmoe

Technical Manager for Central and West Africa

Jonas Lunanga

Grants & Finance Associate, Forest Legality, WRI Africa

Jonas Lunanga

Gilbert Muvunankiko

Communications Specialist II, Global Restoration Initiative

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Peter Ndunda

Senior Associate, AFR100, Global Restoration Initiative

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Kevin Nfor

Technical Assistant, Central Africa Forest Initiative

Lawrence Ng'ang'a

AFR100 Restoration Monitoring Associate, WRI Africa

Lawrence Eric Ng'ang'a

Joelle Nkosi Boeli

Natural Resource Governance Assistant, Democratic Republic of Congo

Teodyl Nkuintchua

Country Manager For The Republic Of Congo

Nanda Noor

Senior Lead For Sustainable Landscape & Business, WRI Indonesia

Nanda Noor

Surahman Putra

GIS Analyst/GIS Programmer

Serge Rafanoharana

Remote Sensing & Database Manager, Madagascar Program

Serge Rafanoharana

Andry Rasamuel

IT & Communications Officer, Madagascar Program

Andry Rasamuel

Tjokorda Nirarta "Koni" Samadhi

Country Director, Indonesia

Nirarta Samadhi

Meseret Shiferaw

Associate II

Meseret Shiferaw

Laura Vary

Chief of Party, USAID Forest Data Partnership

Arief Wijaya

Forest, Climate And The Oceans Senior Manager, WRI Indonesia

Arief Wijaya

Lucienne Wilmé

National Coordinator, Madagascar Program

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Fadhli Zakiy

PRIMS Platform Lead, WRI Indonesia

Fadhli Zakiy

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