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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1185 Featured Experts

Program Experts & Staff

Volha Artsiukh

Operations Associate, Global Food and Land-Use Coalition, WRI Europe

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Sara Ascher

Senior Project Manager, National Climate Action

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Dhawal Ashar

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

Firda Astriyani

Facilities, Procurement And Office Manager, WRI Indonesia

Becky Atkins

Product Manager, Research, Data and Innovation

Sophie Attwood

Senior Behavioural Scientist, Sustainable Diets

Sophie Attwood

Nanda Aung

Associate, Corporate Water Stewardship

Nanda Aung

César Avilés

Innovation Coordinator, WRI Mexico

Desti Ayunda

GIS Assistant, WRI Indonesia

Desti Ayunda

Laura Azeredo

Urban Development Analyst, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Laura Azeredo

Chelsea Babcock

Operations Manager, WRI's Center for Sustainable Business

Chelsea Babcock

Courtney Babcock

Visual Communications and Design Specialist, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Courtney Babcock

Lorena Baca

Head of International Cooperation, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Lorena Baca

Nathalie Badaoui

Senior Manager, Integrated Climate Action, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Nathalie Badaoui

Ella Bagheri

Communications Intern, Water

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Bukti Bagja

Supply Chain and Livelihood Transformation Senior Manager, WRI Indonesia

Bukti Bagja

Beth Bahs-Ahern

Director of Global Operations, FFWO

Jessica Bahsoon

Program Specialist

Jessica Bahsoon

Courtnae Bailey

Associate, Adaptation Finance

Courtnae Bailey

Jonathan Baines

Ocean Data Manager, Sustainable Ocean Initiative

Camila Baioni

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

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Saransh Bajpai

Senior Manager, Climate Program, WRI India

Saransh Bajpai

Gagandeep Bajwa

Lead – Human Resources, WRI India

Julianne Baker-Gallegos

Country Engagement Specialist, NDC Partnership

Julianne Baker-Gallegos

Sarah Balagtas

Learning and Development Manager

Sarah Balagtas

Phillip Baldiswieler

Program Specialist, CAEP, NDC Partnership

Phillip Baldiswieler

Sergio Baldit Parra

Communications Specialist, Resource Watch

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Justin Balik

Senior Manager, State Policy for Transportation Electrification

Justin Balik

Aldric Balisacan

Grants & Finance Specialist II

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Sandra Baltazar

Digital Communications Coordinator, WRI México

Prince Baraka Lucungu

Forest Policy and Community Forestry Advisor, Democratic Republic of Congo

Prince Baraka Lucungu

Prateek Barapatre

Manager, Climate Program, WRI India

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Melissa Barbanell

Director, US-International Engagement

Melissa Barbanell

Charles Victor Barber

Director, Forest Legality Initiative & Senior Biodiversity Advisor

Leonardo Barbosa

Geoprocessing Assistant, WRI Brasil

Leonardo Barbosa

Mariana Barcelos

Urban Mobility Analyst, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Mariana Barcelos

Rich Barnett

Senior Writer and Development Strategist

Brittany Barrett

Senior Manager, School District E-Mobility Technical Assistance, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Brittany Barrett

Alyssa Barrett

Senior Product Strategist, Land & Carbon Lab

Isabela Barriga

Engagement Specialist, Global Forest Watch

Isabela Barriga

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