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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1192 Featured Experts

Program Experts & Staff

Lorena Baca

Head of International Cooperation, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Lorena Baca

Nathalie Badaoui

Senior Manager, Integrated Climate Action, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Nathalie Badaoui

Bukti Bagja

Supply Chain and Livelihood Transformation Senior Manager, WRI Indonesia

Bukti Bagja

Beth Bahs-Ahern

Director of Global Operations, FFWO

Jessica Bahsoon

Program Specialist

Jessica Bahsoon

Dalais Bailey

U.S. International Engagement Intern, Climate Program

Dalais Bailey

Courtnae Bailey

Associate, Adaptation Finance

Courtnae Bailey

Jon Baines

Research Associate, Sustainable Ocean Economies

Jon Baines

Jonathan Baines

Ocean Data Manager, Sustainable Ocean Initiative

Camila Baioni

Urban Water Resilience Finance Intern, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

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Saransh Bajpai

Senior Manager, Climate Program, WRI India

Saransh Bajpai

Gagandeep Bajwa

Lead – Human Resources, WRI India

Daniel Baker

Communications Manager, Center for Sustainable Business

Daniel Baker

Julianne Baker-Gallegos

Country Engagement Specialist, NDC Partnership

Julianne Baker-Gallegos

Sarah Balagtas

Learning and Development Manager

Sarah Balagtas

Andreea Balan

Talent Acquisition Manager, WRI Europe

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Sergio Baldit Parra

Communications Specialist, Resource Watch

Sergio Baldit

Aldric Balisacan

Grants & Finance Specialist II

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Sandra Baltazar

Digital Communications Coordinator, WRI México

Tsvetilena Bandakova

Program Manager, Nature Crime Alliance

Tsvetilena Bandakova

Melissa Barbanell

Director, US-International Engagement

Melissa Barbanell

Charles (Chip) Barber

Director, Natural Resources Governance and Policy

Leonardo Barbosa

Geoprocessing Analyst, WRI Brasil

Leonardo Barbosa

Mariana Barcelos

Urban Mobility Analyst, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Mariana Barcelos

Rich Barnett

Senior Writer and Development Strategist

Brittany Barrett

Senior Manager, School District E-Mobility Technical Assistance, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Brittany Barrett

Alyssa Barrett

Senior Product Strategist, Land & Carbon Lab

Isabela Barriga

Engagement Specialist, Global Forest Watch

Isabela Barriga

Isabel Bartmann

Grants & Finance Specialist, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Cynthia Barzuna

Director, Ocean Action 2030 Coalition

Cynthia Barzuna

Samrat Basak

Director, Urban Water Resilience, WRI India

Samrat Basak

Naomi Basik Treanor

Senior Manager, Forests for People and Climate Initiative

Naomi Basik Treanor

Bruno Batista

Active Mobility Analyst, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Bruno Batista

Pandora Batra

Strategic Engagement Manager, Climate Program / WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Francesca Battistelli

Associate II, Nature-Based Solutions

Francesca Battistelli

Meltem Bayraktar

Urban Efficiency & Climate Manager, WRI Türkiye Sustainable Cities

Catherine Beal

Engagement Coordinator, Climate Resilience Practice

Catherine Beal

Skylar Bee

Climate Finance Specialist, Knowledge and Learning, NDC Partnership

Skylar Bee

Meg Beiter

Development Associate

Angela Bekkers

Head of Communications, WRI Europe

Angela Bekkers