Global Management

Our core values—Urgency, Integrity, Innovation, Independence and Respect—underpin everything we do. These values inform our day-to-day decisions and guide us as we evolve, globalize and seize new opportunities that advance our programs and mission.

Members of WRI’s Global Leadership Team, February 2017, Washington, DC.

As WRI grows in staff size, budget and geographical reach, we focus on delivering results in the face of mounting challenges to people and the planet. Our Global Management Team consists of leading representatives from our programs and international offices, as well as our Executive Team. The team sets and implements institutional goals and strategy, shapes our program and country-level strategies and helps us approach our work as “One WRI.” Our managers oversee staff development and enable us to attract and retain world-class experts.

Members of WRI’s Global Leadership Team, February 2017, Washington, DC.

Executive Team

Andrew Steer

President and CEO

Manish Bapna

EVP and Managing Director

Steve Barker

Chief Financial and Administrative Officer

Janet Ranganathan

Vice President for Science and Research

Liz Cook

Vice President for Institutional Strategy & Development

Lawrence MacDonald

Vice President for Communications

Neil Prakash

Director of Human Resources

Kitty van der Heijden

Director of WRI Europe, Director of WRI Africa

Programs & Centers

Kevin Moss

Business

Ani Dasgupta

Cities

Paula Caballero

Climate

Jennifer Layke

Energy

Helen Mountford

Economics

Leonardo Martinez-Diaz

Finance

Craig Hanson

Food, Forests & Water

Rod Taylor

Forests

Mark Robinson

Governance

Betsy Otto

Water

Core Functions

Chad Snelgar

Global Director of Operations

Arthur Droe

Controller

Michael Oko

Communications

Shailesh Sreedharan

Global Director of Operations

International Offices

Rachel Biderman

Brazil

Lailai Li

China

Om Prakash Agrawal

India

Adriana Lobo

Mexico

Nirarta Samadhi

Indonesia

Sam Adams

United States