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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1182 Featured Experts

Program Experts & Staff

Laura Fishburn

Project Specialist

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Elda Flores

Communications Lead, Future Cities Program

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Andrés Flores

Climate Change and Energy Director, WRI Mexico

Adrián Flores Aguilar

Climate Finance Associate, NDC Partnership Support Unit

Adrián Flores Aguilar

Sara Florini

Administrative Coordinator, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Sara Florini

Grace Flynn

Digital Communications Intern

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Luke Foddy

Communications Associate, Nature Crime Alliance

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Wee Kean Fong

Deputy Country Director, WRI China

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Claudia Fonseca

Project Coordinator II, Greenhouse Gas Protocol

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Claudio Forner

Senior Associate, Climate Diplomacy

Claudio Forner.

Nicole Fragano

Program Coordinator, Climate Program

Nicole Fragano

Abigail Frankfort

Project Assistant, Blue Food

Abigail Frankfort

Taryn Fransen

Senior Fellow

Lydia Freehafer

Research Analyst I, Electric School Bus Initiative & NUMO Alliance, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Johannes Friedrich

Director of Climate Data

Nicola Frost

Deputy Director of the Ocean Program and Deputy Head of Secretariat for the High Level Panel for a Sustainable Ocean Economy

Xiaotian Fu

Food And Natural Resources Program Director, WRI China

Xiaotian Fu

Luciana Gallardo Lomeli

Research Associate, Initiative 20x20

Ignacio Bernabe Galván

Water and Green Infrastructure Analyst

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Flavio Galvao

Senior Video Producer

Flavio Galvao

Jazmin Elizabeth Gálvez

Participation and Capacity Development Analyst, WRI México

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Sue Gander

Director, Electric School Bus Initiative, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Sue Gander

Madhavi Ganeshan

Director of Engagement

Ankita Gangotra

Associate II, Industrial Innovation, Climate Program

Ankita Gangotra

Amanda Gant

Senior Manager, The Land Accelerator

Amanda Gant

Claudia Garcia

Administrative and Financial Manager, WRI Brasil

Claudia Garcia

Todd Gartner

Director, Cities4Forests and Natural Infrastructure

Samuel Gaturu

Project Specialist II, Vital Landscapes Program, WRI Africa

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Amanda Gcanga

Country Lead for Urban Water Resilience & Senior Urban Policy Analyst

Amanda Gcanga

Mengpin Ge

Associate II, Climate Program

Anteneh Gelaw

Regional Manager, Africa, P4G

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Luisa Gelfand

Constituent Relationship Management (CRM) Manager

Carolina Genin

Climate Director, WRI Brasil

Rhys Gerholdt

Director of Communications & Media Strategy, Climate Program

Ariana Ghibellini

Human Resources Manager, WRI México

David Gibbs

GIS Research Associate II

David Gibbs

Nicole Giffen

Senior Manager, Grants & Contracts

José Gil

Development Analyst, WRI Mexico

Chris Gillespie

Project Specialist & Research Coordinator

Morgan Gillespy

Programme Director, Food and Land Use Coalition