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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6 Featured Experts

Program Experts & Staff

Tsvetilena Bandakova

Program Manager, Nature Crime Alliance

Tsvetilena Bandakova

Kalpana Giri

Senior Manager, Social Equity, Global Restoration

Kalpana Giri

Tina Schneider

Deputy Director, Forest Legality Initiative

Yulia Stange

Senior Manager, Global Alliance to End Environmental Crime

Yulia Stange

Arief Wijaya

Forest, Climate And The Oceans Senior Manager, WRI Indonesia

Arief Wijaya

Tesfay Woldemariam

GIS Research Associate I