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 governance. Our staff and researchers work globally to produce data-based solutions that generate real change on the ground.

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1006 Featured Experts

Program Experts & Staff

Dean Affandi

Research Data Innovation (RDI) Manager, WRI Indonesia

Varun Agarwal

Project Associate, Climate, WRI India

Avni Agarwal

Project Associate, Climate Program, WRI India

Monika Agarwal

Senior Manager, Sustainable Landscapes and Restoration, 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

Merve Aki

Urban Mobility Manager, WRI Turkey Sustainable Cities

Natalia Akopian

Research Assistant, Forest Legality Initiative

Yelena Akopian

Communications Manager, New Climate Economy

Jonathan Akpapunam

Development Operations Specialist

Hans Alarcon

Special Projects Manager, P4G

Natalia Alayza

Research Analyst II, Finance Center

Natalia Alayza

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

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

Will Anderson

Communications Manager, Global Restoration Initiative

James Anderson

Associate II, Natural Infrastructure

Angelo Angel Gomez

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

Sripathi Anirudh

Project Associate, Energy Program, WRI India

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

Dhawal Ashar

Senior Manager, Sustainable Cities and Transport, WRI India Sustainable Cities

Elleni Ashebir

Program Manger, Cities and Urban Mobility, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Firda Astriyani

Facilities, Procurement And Office Manager, WRI Indonesia

Becky Atkins

Product Specialist, Ocean Watch

Sophie Attwood

Senior Behavioral Scientist, Better Buying Lab

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