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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14 Featured Experts

Program Experts & Staff

Julio Alves

Sustainable Food Systems Analyst, WRI Brasil

Julio Alves

Marcela Amorim

Project and Research Intern, WRI Brasil

Marcela Amorim

Virginia Antonioli

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

Virginia Antonioli.

Leonardo Barbosa

Data Science Analyst, WRI Brasil

Leonardo Barbosa.

André Chaves

Senior Land Use Manager, WRI Brasil

Andre Chaves.

Emily Ane Dionizio

GHG Protocol Specialist, WRI Brasil

Emily Ane Dionizio.

Lídia Duarte

Research Analyst

Lídia Duarte

Rafael Feltran-Barbieri

Senior Economist, WRI Brasil

Rafael Feltran-Barbieri

Jefferson Ferreira-Ferreira

Data Science Coordinator

Jefferson Ferreira-Ferreira.

Gustavo Vieira Pacheco

Forest Project Coordinator, WRI Brasil

Gustavo Vieira Pacheco.

Ana Loreta Paiva

Senior Analyst Research, WRI Brasil

Ana Loreta Paiva.

Sophia Pestana

Data Science Intern, WRI Brasil

Sophia Pestana.

Paloma Paz Pressato

Territorial Analyst for Mata Atlântica

Paloma Paz Pressato.

Viviane Sobral D. dos Santos

Data Science Analyst, WRI Brasil

Vivian Santos.