Experts & Staff

WRI brings together nearly 1,800 staff and experts who are leaders in their fields. Their work spans topics such as food and land use, energy, cities, economics, finance, governance and more. Our staff and researchers work globally and in 12 focus countries to meet people’s essential needs, to protect and restore nature, and to stabilize the climate and build resilient communities.

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17 Featured Experts

Program Experts & Staff

Bukti Bagja

Supply Chain and Livelihood Transformation Senior Manager, WRI Indonesia

Bukti Bagja

Tsvetilena Bandakova

Program Manager, Nature Crime Alliance

Tsvetilena Bandakova

Charles (Chip) Barber

Director, Natural Resources Governance and Policy

Amanda Barreto Salgueiro

Research Intern, Global Restoration Initiative

Amanda Barreto Salgueiro.

Roman Czebiniak

Director, Nature Based Solutions & Climate Private Sector

Roman Czebiniak

Jefferson Ferreira-Ferreira

Data Science Coordinator

Jefferson Ferreira-Ferreira.

Rizky Firmansyah

GIS Analyst, WRI Indonesia

Rizky Firmansyah

Hidayah Hamzah

Manager For National Plastic Action Partnership, WRI Indonesia 

Tomi Haryadi

Deputy Program Director for Agriculture, Forestry and Other Land Use (AFOLU), WRI Indonesia

Tomi Haryadi.

Rakhmat Hidayat

Sumatra Regional Senior Manager, WRI Indonesia

Rakhmat Hidayat

Serge Rafanoharana

Remote Sensing & Database Manager, Madagascar Program

Serge Rafanoharana

Anne Rosenbarger

Global Engagement Manager, Global Forest Watch Commodities and Finance

Anne Rosenbarger.

Tjokorda Nirarta "Koni" Samadhi

Country Director, Indonesia

Nirarta Samadhi

Angela Scafidi

U.S. GIS and Engagement Intern

Angela Scafidi.

Rod Taylor

Global Director, Forests

Rod Taylor.

Foni Tungga

Project Operations Assistant

Foni Tungga.

Arief Wijaya

Program Director, WRI Indonesia

Arief Wijaya.
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