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Samuel Kabiru

Manager, The Land Accelerator, WRI Africa

Samuel is a daring young person from Kenya who believes in creating social impact in communities around the world. He is the current Land Accelerator Africa, Manager. He works to foster...

Franck Kipoliongo

Grants and Finance Specialist II, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Franck Kipoliongo is a Grants and Finance Specialist II. He works to help the WRI's Cities program to increase its visibility and impact, and influence decisions makers to advance solutions for...

Cosmas Ochieng

Global Director, Governance Center

Cosmas Milton Obote Ochieng is a global development and environmental specialist.

Prior to joining WRI, he was the Director of the African Natural Resources Centre at the African...

George Okwaro

Associate I, AFR100, Global Restoration Initiative

George Okwaro is a forester with a vast conservation experience spanning Forest landscapes, Savanna rangelands and GIS.

He started his career as a research assistant with International...

Peter Ndunda

Senior Associate, AFR100, Global Restoration Initiative

Peter Ndunda is the Global Restoration Initiative's country lead in Kenya. He provides key support to the management of the continent-wide AFR100 Initiative and works on mobilizing action toward...

Hiromi Hashimoto

Research Analyst

Hiromi Hashimoto is a Research Analyst for the Climate Program. She contributes to the quantitative modeling and analysis of the impact of non-federal climate actions and policies in the...

Tshims Mbala

Driver and Logistics Assistant, DRC Office

Tshim’s Mbala is the Driver and Logistics Assistant for WRI’s operations in the Democratic Republic of Congo. He provides support for travel coordination, event planning, office purchases, and...

Kate Owens

Urban Development Manager, WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities

Kate Owens is the Urban Development Manager in Washington DC for WRI’s Cities Program. In this role, she supports integration of urban and economic planning into WRI’s efforts in various...

Guy Shemisi

Accountant, Central Africa Forest Initiative

Guy Shemisi is an Accountant at the Regional Office of WRI in DRC. He is responsible for collecting, verifying and recording all projects accounting data and assists the regional team with any...

Beryl Oranga

Urban Development Intern

Beryl Oranga is the Urban Development Intern for the WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities. Her role involves reviewing projects and identifying ways to incorporate monitoring and evaluation...


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