Experts & Staff

WRI brings together nearly 1,800 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

Júlio de Araújo-Alves

Research Analyst, Forests Program, WRI Brasil

Julio Alves

Leonardo Barbosa

Data Science Analyst, WRI Brasil

Leonardo Barbosa.

Jordano Roma Buzati

Senior Research Analyst

Jordano Roma Buzati.

Christopher M. Ede-Calton

Senior Engagement Manager, Land & Carbon Lab

Christopher M. Ede-Calton

Rafael Feltran-Barbieri

Senior Economist, WRI Brasil

Rafael Feltran-Barbieri

Jefferson Ferreira-Ferreira

Data Science Coordinator

Jefferson Ferreira-Ferreira.

Todd Gartner

Director, Cities4Forests and Natural Infrastructure

Suzanna Lund

Operations Director, WRI Brasil

Suzanna Lund

Elise Mazur

GIS Research Associate, Land & Carbon Lab

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Sophia Pestana

Data Science Intern, WRI Brasil

Sophia Pestana.