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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7 Featured Experts

Program Experts & Staff

Zablon Adane

Water Program Associate, WRI Africa

Zablon Adane

Shabana Charaniya

Fundraising Manager, Food and Water Programme

Shabana Charaniya

Helen Ding

Senior Economist

Samuel Gaturu

Project Specialist II, Vital Landscapes Program, WRI Africa

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Meredith Hess

Associate, Water Program

Meredith Hess

Muluneh Tarekegn

Programs and Research Specialist, Water Program, WRI Africa

Muluneh Tarekegn

Tinebeb Yohannes

Research Associate, Water Program