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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39 Featured Experts

Program Experts & Staff

Luiz Amaral

Director, Global Solutions for Commodities and Finance

Will Anderson

Communications Manager, Global Restoration Initiative

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Bernadette Arakwiye

Research Associate, Forest Program, WRI Africa

Prince Baraka Lucungu

Natural Resources Policy Expert

Prince Baraka Lucungu

Grace Baruka

Forest and Landscape Restoration Officer, Democratic Republic of Congo

Grace Baruka

Angel Cibemba

Communications Specialist Central and West Africa

Achille Djeagou Tchoffo

Technical Assistant OTP, Congo Basin

Jefferson Ferreira-Ferreira

Senior Geoprocessing Specialist

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Luciana Gallardo Lomeli

Research Associate, Initiative 20x20

Elizabeth Dow Goldman

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

Salima Mahamoudou

Research Associate II

Joseph Mangouende

National Technical Assistant, Republic of Congo

Tshims Mbala

Driver and Logistics Assistant, DRC Office

Jean Maurice Muneza

Regional Coordinator for Land Use Planning, Republic of Congo

Gilbert Muvunankiko

Communications Specialist II, Global Restoration Initiative

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Kevin Nfor

Technical Assistant, Central Africa Forest Initiative

Patrice Ngoy Lusambya

Central Africa Operations Manager

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

Serge Rafanoharana

Remote Sensing & Database Manager, Madagascar Program

Andry Rasamuel

IT & Communications Officer, Madagascar Program

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

Yulia Stange

Senior Manager, Global Alliance to End Environmental Crime

Yulia Stange

Maria Tattersfield

Forest Carbon Manager, WRI Mexico

Carl Romann Tchissambou

Administrative and Financial Assistant

Marie Vallee

Senior Associate and Head of the Open Timber Portal

Laura Vary

Senior Manager, Madagascar Lead and Africa Liaison

Lucienne Wilmé

National Coordinator, Madagascar Program

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Caroline Winchester

Strategic Solutions and Regional Engagement Manager, Global Forest Watch Commodities and Finance

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