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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33 Featured Experts

Program Experts & Staff

Will Anderson

Manager II, Land Restoration Projects, Global Restoration Initiative

Will Anderson

Bernadette Arakwiye

AFR100 Manager, WRI Africa

Bernadette Arakwiye

Angel Cibemba

Central and West Africa Communications Coordinator III

Achille Djeagou Tchoffo

Congo Bassin Coordinator, Open Timber Portal, Congo Basin

Achille Djeagou Tchoffo

Jefferson Ferreira-Ferreira

Senior Geoprocessing Specialist

Jefferson Ferreira

Luciana Gallardo Lomeli

Research Associate, Initiative 20x20

Elizabeth Goldman

Senior GIS Research Manager

Mary Gronkiewicz

Project Manager, Global Restoration Initiative

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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

James MacCarthy

GIS Analyst, Global Forest Watch

Marcia MacNeil

Senior Communications Manager, Land and Forests

Marcia MacNeil

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

Stevanche Nzingoula Loufouma

Technical Assistant, Republic of Congo

Stevanche Nzingoula Loufouma

Serge Rafanoharana

Remote Sensing & Database Manager, Madagascar Program

Serge Rafanoharana

Andry Rasamuel

IT & Communications Officer, Madagascar Program

Andry Rasamuel

Ryan Sarsfield

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

Tina Schneider

Deputy Director, Forest Legality Initiative

Guy Shemisi

Accountant, Central Africa Forest Initiative

Guy Shemisi

Yulia Stange

Senior Manager, Global Alliance to End Environmental Crime

Yulia Stange

Maria Tattersfield

Forest Carbon Manager, WRI Mexico

Marie Vallée

Senior Associate and Head of the Open Timber Portal

Laura Vary

Chief of Party, USAID Forest Data Partnership

Lucienne Wilmé

National Coordinator, Madagascar Program

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Caroline Winchester

Senior Manager, Supply Chains Strategy

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