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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988 Featured Experts

Program Experts & Staff

Nina Dutra

Operations Manager, Research, Data and Innovation

Hande Dönmez

Strategic Communications Coordinator, WRI Turkey Sustainable Cities

Christopher M. Ede-Calton

Engagement Manager, Climate Program

Ashley Edge

Talent Acquisition Manager, Global Human Resources

Rivvy Eisenberg

Grants & Finance Specialist, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Siba El-Samra

Urban Mobility Associate, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Cynthia Elliott

Associate, TRAC Policy

Beth Elliott

Communications and Engagement Lead, Air Quality, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Natalie Elwell

Senior Gender Advisor

Jessica Ertel

Data Analyst II, Global Restoration Initiative

Mercedes Escobar

Consultant in Air Quality and Urbanism, WRI México

Talita Esturba

Research Analyst, WRI Brasil

Rohit Eswar

Training and Development Coordinator, WRI India

Rosie Ettenheim

Data Visualization Designer

Henrique Evers

Urban Development Manager, WRI Brasil Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Carole Excell

Director, Environmental Democracy Practice

Daniela Facchini

Global Operations Director, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Rong Fang

Computational Science Associate, Global Restoration Initiative

Kevin Faragher

Operations Manager, Global Forest Watch

Beakal Fasil

Communications and Engagement Specialist, The New Climate Economy, WRI Africa

Rebecca Feldman

Grants & Finance Specialist, TRAC Initiative

John Feldmann

Research Analyst II, WRI United States

Solomon Tsehay Feleke

Senior Economist, The New Climate Economy

Bruno Felin

Communications Specialist, WRI Brasil

Rafael Feltran-Barbieri

Senior Economist, WRI Brasil

Jennifer Fenstermaker

Systems Analyst

Tyler Ferdinand

Agricultural Resilience Associate, Climate Resilience Practice

Lucas Ferreira

Financial Analyst, WRI Brasil

Corey Filiault

Communications Specialist II, Governance Center

Mario Finch

Research Manager, Climate Ambition and Implementation

Rizky Firmansyah

GIS Analyst, WRI Indonesia

Laura Fishburn

Program Coordinator

Katie Flanagan

Associate, Food Program

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Andrés Flores

Climate Change and Energy Director, WRI Mexico

Wee Kean Fong

Deputy Country Director, WRI China

Wee Kean Fong

Maria Franco Chuaire

Senior Associate, Initiative 20x20

Taryn Fransen

Senior Fellow

Lydia Freehafer

Research Assistant, NUMO Alliance

Mollie Freeman

Digital Specialist, Food & Forests Programs

Travis Fried

Research Analyst, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

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