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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1272 Featured Experts

Program Experts & Staff

Camila Baioni

Urban Water Resilience Finance Intern, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

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Saransh Bajpai

Associate Director, Climate Program, WRI India

Saransh Bajpai

Gagandeep Bajwa

Lead – Human Resources, WRI India

Daniel Baker

Communications Manager, Corporate Relations

Daniel Baker

Sarah Balagtas

Learning and Development Manager

Sarah Balagtas

Andreea Balan

Talent Acquisition Manager, WRI Europe

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Kanchana Balasubramanian

Data Science and Remote Sensing Intern, Global Restoration Initiative

Kanchana Balasubramanian.

Sergio Baldit Parra

Communications Specialist, Data Lab

Sergio Baldit.

Mulubrhan Balehegn

Agriculture and Climate Research Associate II

Mulubrhan Gebremikael.

Aldric Balisacan

Grants & Finance Specialist II

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Adam Balogun

Accounting Intern

Adam Balogun.

Sandra Baltazar

Digital Communications Coordinator, WRI México

Tsvetilena Bandakova

Program Manager, Nature Crime Alliance

Tsvetilena Bandakova

Melissa Barbanell

Director of U.S.-International Engagement at World Resources Institute

Melissa Barbanell.

Charles (Chip) Barber

Director, Natural Resources Governance and Policy

Mariana Barcelos

Urban Mobility Analyst, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Mariana Barcelos

Rich Barnett

Senior Writer and Development Strategist

Amanda Barreto Salgueiro

Project Specialist, TerraFund

Amanda Barreto Salgueiro.

Alyssa Barrett

Senior Product Strategist, Land & Carbon Lab, Data Lab

Brittany Barrett

Deputy Director, Implementation & Operations for the Electric School Bus Initiative, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Brittany Barrett.

Isabela Barriga

Engagement Specialist, Global Forest Watch

Isabela Barriga.

Isabel Bartmann

Grants & Finance Specialist, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Cynthia Barzuna

Director, Ocean Action 2030 Coalition

Cynthia Barzuna

Naomi Basik Treanor

Senior Manager, Forests for People and Climate Initiative

Naomi Basik Treanor

Bruno Batista

Active Mobility Analyst, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Bruno Batista

Pandora Batra

Strategic Engagement Manager, Climate Program / WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Francesca Battistelli

Associate III, Water Security & Nature-Based Solutions

Francesca Battistelli

Meltem Bayraktar

Senior Program Manager, Urban Efficiency & Climate, WRI Türkiye

Catherine Beal

Research Analyst, Climate Resilience Practice

Catherine Beal

Skylar Bee

Climate Finance Specialist, Knowledge and Learning, NDC Partnership

Skylar Bee

Mirza Firoz Beg

Head, Equity & Poverty, CEO's Office, WRI India

Mirza Firoz Beg.

Lily Begg

Latin American and Africa Coordinator, FOLU

Lily Begg.

Meg Beiter

Development Operations Manager

Angela Bekkers

Head of Communications, WRI Europe

Angela Bekkers

Abiyot Dagne Belay

Research Associate, WRI Africa

Hunter Bell

Program Administrator, Financial Institutions

Hunter Bell

Sarah Bell

Development Specialist, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

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Anne-Marie Belley

Executive Assistant to the MD for Programs and MD for Strategy

Anne-Marie Belley.

Molly Bergen

Communications Manager, Climate Program

Molly Bergen
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