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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11 Featured Experts



Kristian Teleki

Global Director, Ocean Program

Kristian Teleki

Program Experts & Staff

Jonathan Baines

Ocean Data Manager, Sustainable Ocean Initiative

Clare Brennan

Operations and Events Manager, Sustainable Ocean Initiative

Nicola Frost

Deputy Director of the Ocean Program and Deputy Head of Secretariat for the High Level Panel for a Sustainable Ocean Economy

Christina Gallagher

Grants and Finance Specialist II, Ocean Program

Christina Gallagher

Micheline Khan

Program Associate, Ocean Program

Micheline Khan

Eliza Northrop

Senior Associate, Policy Lead – Sustainable Ocean Initiative

Maria Potouroglou

Program Associate, Sustainable Ocean Initiative

Connie Williams

Communications Assistant, Sustainable Ocean Initiative

Katie Wood

Communications Officer, Ocean Program

Katie Wood

Sophie Wood

Research Associate, Sustainable Ocean Initiative

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