Experts & Staff

WRI brings together 1,400 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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49 Featured Experts

Program Experts & Staff

Will Anderson

Manager II, Restoration Projects, Global Restoration Initiative

Will Anderson

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

Charles (Chip) Barber

Director, Natural Resources Governance and Policy

Angel Cibemba

Communications Specialist Central and West Africa

Sean DeWitt

Director, Global Restoration Initiative

Achille Djeagou Tchoffo

Congo Bassin Coordinator, Open Timber Portal, Congo Basin

Achille Djeagou Tchoffo

Jefferson Ferreira-Ferreira

Senior Geoprocessing Specialist

Jefferson Ferreira

Rizky Firmansyah

GIS Analyst, WRI Indonesia

Rizky Firmansyah

Luciana Gallardo Lomeli

Research Associate, Initiative 20x20

Elizabeth Goldman

Senior GIS Research Manager

Mary Gronkiewicz

Project Manager, Global Restoration Initiative

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Hidayah Hamzah

Manager For National Plastic Action Partnership, WRI Indonesia 

Stephanie Hedt

Program Manager, Indonesian Intact Rainforest Project

Stephanie Hedt

Rakhmat Hidayat

Sumatra Regional Senior Manager, WRI Indonesia

Rakhmat Hidayat

Mahima Kakani

Lean, Design & Systems Thinking Intern, Global Restoration Initiative

Kendie Kenmoe

Technical Manager for Central and West Africa

Sophie Labaste

Research Analyst II, Forest Legality Initiative

Sophie Labaste

Pierre-Antoine Levillain

Operations Associate, Global Restoration Initiative

Jonas Lunanga

Grants & Finance Associate, Forest Legality, WRI Africa

Jonas Lunanga

James MacCarthy

GIS Analyst, Global Forest Watch

Salima Mahamoudou

Research Associate II

Salima Mahamoudou

Joseph Mangouende

National Technical Assistant, Republic of Congo

Joseph Mangouende

Tshims Mbala

Driver and Logistics Assistant, DRC Office

Gilbert Muvunankiko

Communications Specialist II, Global Restoration Initiative

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Kevin Nfor

Technical Assistant, Central Africa Forest Initiative

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

Stevanche Nzingoula Loufouma

Technical Assistant, Republic of Congo

Stevanche Nzingoula Loufouma

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

Anne Rosenbarger

Global Engagement Manager, Global Forest Watch Commodities and Finance

Tjokorda Nirarta "Koni" Samadhi

Country Director, Indonesia

Nirarta Samadhi

Ryan Sarsfield

Latin America Commodities Manager II, Global Forest Watch Commodities and Finance

Tina Schneider

Deputy Director, Forest Legality Initiative

Teresa Schofield

Product Specialist, Global Forest Watch

Guy Shemisi

Accountant, Central Africa Forest Initiative

Guy Shemisi

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