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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1099 Featured Experts

Program Experts & Staff

Dean Affandi

Research Data Innovation (RDI) Manager, WRI Indonesia

Dean Affandi

Avni Agarwal

Project Associate, Climate Program, WRI India

Monika Agarwal

Senior Manager, Sustainable Landscapes and Restoration, WRI India

Varun Agarwal

Project Associate, Climate, WRI India

Varun Agarwal

Rishi Aggarwal

Associate - Institutional Relations, WRI India Sustainable Cities

Sonia Aguilar

Road Safety Coordinator, WRI México

Kirana Agustina

Policy Specialist For Global Plastic Action Partnership, WRI Indonesia

Junaid Ahmed

Intern, Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning, Managing for Results

Junaid Ahmed

Sofia Ahmed

Research Associate, WRI Africa

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Ruchi Ajmera

Field Accountant, Global Operations

Shazabe Akhtar

NDC Analysis Intern, Climate Program

Shazabe Akhtar

Merve Aki

Urban Mobility Manager, WRI Turkey Sustainable Cities

Merve Aki

Yelena Akopian

Communications Manager, New Climate Economy

Natalia Akopian

Research Assistant, Forest Legality Initiative

Jonathan Akpapunam

Development Operations Specialist

Hans Alarcon

Special Projects Manager, P4G

Hans Alarcon

Natalia Alayza

Research Analyst II, Finance Center

Natalia Alayza

Cristina Albuquerque

Urban Mobility Manager

Cristina Albuquerque

Christian Aldridge

Digital Technology Manager / Senior Web Developer

Selam Alebel

Operations Director, WRI Africa

Sadof Alexander

Digital Writer & Editor

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Agraw Ali

GIS Research Analyst, WRI Africa

Gavin Allman

Rotational Nonprofit Management Intern

Gavin Allman

Julio Alves

Research Analyst, Forests Program, WRI Brasil

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Luiz Amaral

Director, Global Solutions for Commodities and Finance

Diana Amezola

Active Mobility Coordinator, WRI Mexico

James Anderson

Associate II, Natural Infrastructure

Will Anderson

Communications Manager, Global Restoration Initiative

Will Anderson

Angelo Angel Gomez

Grants & Finance Manager, Coalition for Urban Transitions, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Sripathi Anirudh

Project Associate, Energy Program, WRI India

Sripathi Anirudh

Anindita Nur Annisa

Research Assistant, Energy And Land Use, WRI Indonesia

Marlon Joseph Apanada

Southeast Asia Engagement Lead, Energy & Climate

Nambi Appadurai

Director, Climate Resilience Practice, WRI India

Bernadette Arakwiye

Research Associate, Forest Program, WRI Africa

Kate Archambault

Grants & Finance Specialist, Electric School Bus Initiative, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Kate Archambault

Estefanía Ardila

Country Engagement Specialist, Latin America and the Caribbean, NDC Partnership

Ettore Arpini

Planning and Performance Analyst, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Ettore Arpini

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