Experts & Staff

WRI brings together nearly 1,800 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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1334 Featured Experts

Program Experts & Staff

Brian Zheng

User Engagement Intern, TerraMatch

Brian Zheng

Lihuan Zhou

Associate II, Sustainable Finance Center

Weiqi Zhou

Data Analyst, WRI China, Data Lab

Weiqi Zhou

Yi Zhou

Project Coordinator, Sustainable Investment Program, WRI China

Yi Zhou

Ashleigh Zosel-Harper

Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Specialist II, Forest Data Partnership

Ashleigh Zosel-Harper

Gorka Zubicaray

Urban Development Senior Technical Specialist, WRI Mexico

Nada Zharfania Zuhaira

Sustainable Business & Net Zero Analyst, WRI Indonesia

Nada Zharfania Zuhaira


Grants & Finance Assistant, WRI Indonesia

José Iván Zuñiga-Pérez

Forests Manager, WRI Mexico

Vijay Anadkat

Fellow - Urban Transport, WRI India Sustainable Cities

Fernanda Boscaini

Communications Director, WRI Brasil

Fernanda Boscaini

Ian de Cruz

Global Director, P4G

Ian de Cruz.

David B. McGinty

Senior Fellow, Scaling Impact

Peter Veit

Senior Research Associate