Experts & Staff

WRI brings together nearly 1,900 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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6 Featured Experts

Program Experts & Staff

Francesca Battistelli

Associate III, Water Security & Nature-Based Solutions

Francesca Battistelli

Sod-Erdene Davaadorj

Grants and Finance Manager, Cities4Forests and Natural Infrastructure Initiative

Sodoo Davaadorj.

Edward Davey

Head, World Resources Institute Europe UK Office; Senior Advisor, Food and Land Use Coalition; Advisor, New Economy for the Amazon and Congo Basin

Edward Davey

Irina Didenko

Grants and Finance Specialist, Cities4Forests

Irina Didenko.

Fouad Laajine

Urban Water Resilience Finance Intern

Fouad Laajine.

Richard Waite

Director for Agriculture Initiatives, Food, Land, and Water Program