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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1156 Featured Experts

Program Experts & Staff

Dean Affandi

Research Data Innovation (RDI) Manager, WRI Indonesia

Dean Affandi

Varun Agarwal

Senior Project Associate, Climate, WRI India

Varun Agarwal

Avni Agarwal

Project Associate, Climate Program, WRI India

Sonia Aguilar

Road Safety Coordinator, WRI México

Kirana Agustina

Policy Specialist For Global Plastic Action Partnership, WRI Indonesia

Sofia Ahmed

Research Associate, WRI Africa

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Ruchi Ajmera

Field Accountant, Global Operations

Beryl Ajwang

Research Analyst, Energy Access Program, WRI Africa

Shazabe Akhtar

Research Analyst, Air Quality, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Shazabe Akhtar

Merve Akı

Urban Mobility Manager, WRI Turkey Sustainable Cities

Merve Aki

Yelena Akopian

Communications Manager, New Climate Economy

Jonathan Akpapunam

Development Operations Specialist

Natalia Alayza

Manager, Sustainable Finance Center

Natalia Alayza

Camila Bellaver Alberti

Urban Development Analyst, WRI Brasil

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Cristina Albuquerque

Urban Mobility Manager

Cristina Albuquerque

Christian Aldridge

Digital Technology Manager / Senior Web Developer

Selam Alebel

Operations Director, WRI Africa

Selam Alebel

Sadof Alexander

Communications Specialist, Cities4Forests

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Agraw Ali

GIS Research Analyst, WRI Africa

Julio Alves

Research Analyst, Forests Program, WRI Brasil

Julio Alves

Ivan Amanigaruhanga

Engagement Manager, Clean Energy Transition, Africa

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Bemnet Amanuale

Finance and Administration Specialist, WRI Africa

Bemnet Amanuale

Luiz Amaral

CEO, Science Based Targets Initiative

Anna Amato

Planning, Evaluation and Learning Manager, Managing For Results

Anna Amato

Tim Anderegg

Head of Engineering, Data Lab

Tim Anderegg

Angela Anderson

Director of Industrial Innovation and Carbon Removal

Angela Anderson

James Anderson

Associate II, Natural Infrastructure

Will Anderson

Manager II, Restoration Projects, 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

Sutra Anjani

Program Officer, Integrated Planning, Financing and Licensing For Sustainability, WRI Indonesia

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Marlon Joseph Apanada

Southeast Asia Engagement Lead, Energy & Climate

Nambi Appadurai

Director, Climate Resilience Practice, WRI India

Bernadette Arakwiye

AFR100 Manager, 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

Geraldy Arief

Research Analyst, WRI Papua Regional Office

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Ettore Arpini

Program Management Specialist, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Ettore Arpini

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