WASHINGTON (June 6, 2023) — World Resources Institute (WRI) is pleased to announce that Andrew R. Marshall has joined as the new Chief Communications and Marketing Officer. In this role, Marshall will lead WRI's diverse, international team of communications staff and work to enhance WRI's global brand and communications effectiveness in line with its goals to benefit people, nature and climate.

Moazzam Malik, Managing Director for Global Delivery at WRI said: “Andrew brings a wealth of experience in building global communication teams, sharpening and focusing strategy, and finding new ways to reach target audiences. I am looking forward to working with Andrew to help our global network deliver WRI’s ambitious strategy for people, nature and climate.”

Marshall’s career has straddled multiple sectors including think tanks, non-profits, for-profits and journalism. He comes to WRI from the Atlantic Council, where he served as Senior Vice President of Engagement, leading the Council’s media, digital, and editorial efforts, and coordinating the way the Council engages with its key communities.

“WRI works on the biggest and toughest challenges that the world faces, and I am hugely excited to help them step up their efforts to reach the right audiences,” said Andrew Marshall.

Prior to the Atlantic Council, Marshall held senior communications roles at the Wilson Center, and for the ONE Campaign. He spent fifteen years as a reporter and editor at the Financial Times and the Independent, working across the globe in Brussels, London and Washington, as well as conducting on-location reporting assignments in the field.

“Andrew is an incredibly thoughtful, creative communicator with a diverse range of global communications experience — from journalism to the private sector to advocacy and think tanks. He brings critical perspectives to our organization’s work in pushing forward systems change on the ground and across the world,” said Ani Dasgupta, President and CEO, WRI. “I look forward to seeing how his leadership and sense of humor will help bring our teams together and strengthen our storytelling around climate, nature and the people at the heart of solutions for the planet.”

Originally from London, Marshall received a Bachelor of Arts degree in politics, philosophy and economics from Oxford University in the United Kingdom. Marshall currently resides in the Washington, D.C. area.

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