Experts & Staff

WRI brings together more than 1,700 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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1192 Featured Experts

Program Experts & Staff

Fadhli Zakiy

PRIMS Platform Lead, WRI Indonesia

Fadhli Zakiy

René Zamora-Cristales

Senior Manager Restoration Policy & Forest Economist

Camilla Zanetti

Urban Mobility Research Assistant, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

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Daniela Zavala

Digital Resources Analyst

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Lauren Zelin

Director of Communications, Office of the President & CEO

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Hui Zeng

Research Analyst, Water Agriculture Energy Nexus, WRI China

Hui Zeng

Ramiro Zepeda

Grants and Finance Specialist I, Coalition for Urban Transitions

Ramiro Zepeda

Brian Zepka

Research Manager, Electric School Bus Initiative

Brian Zepka.

Fabíola Zerbini

Director, Forests, Land Use and Agriculture, WRI Brasil

Fabiola Zerbini

Mofan Zhang

Research Analyst, Climate And Energy Program, WRI China

Mofan Zhang

Shuhan Zhang

Senior Accountant

Daiyang Zhang

Research Assistant, Climate and Energy Program, WRI China

Daiyang Zhang

Haijun Zhao

Associate II, WRI China

Haijun Zhao

Yuzi Zhao

Project Coordinator, WRI China Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Yuzi Zhao

Ting Zhao

Senior Coordinator, WRI China Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Ting Zhao

Brian Zheng

User Engagement Intern, TerraMatch

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Yuetong Zheng

Electric Vehicle Industry Analysis Intern

Yuetong Zheng

Yi Zhou

Project Coordinator, Sustainable Investment Program, WRI China

Yi Zhou

Lihuan Zhou

Associate II, Sustainable Finance Center

Weiqi Zhou

Research Analyst, Resource Watch, WRI China

Weiqi Zhou

Jessica Zionts

Research Analyst II, Food and Climate Program

Jessica Zionts

Ashleigh Zosel-Harper

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

Ashleigh Zosel-Harper

Gorka Zubicaray

Urban Development Coordinator, WRI Mexico

Nada Zharfania Zuhaira

Sustainable Business & Net Zero Analyst, WRI Indonesia

Nada Zharfania Zuhaira

Zulkifli

Grants & Finance Assistant, WRI Indonesia

José Iván Zuñiga-Pérez

Forests Manager, WRI Mexico

Gillian Zwicker

Research Associate I, International Engagement, Climate Program

Gillian Zwicker

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

Director, Land and Resource Rights Initiative