Emily van Bronkhorst is the Operations Manager of the Development department. In this role, Emily oversees department-wide operations and financial management and works closely with the Vice President for Institutional Strategy and Development. She is also responsible for shaping and implementing fundraising systems and processes across the WRI Sisterhood.

Previous positions at WRI include Program Specialist, where she managed day-to-day operations for the Governance Center, and Project Coordinator for the Environmental Democracy Practice, where she provided project management, financial, and administrative support. Emily previously worked in business development in the global health sector.

Emily holds a M.Sc. in Political Science: International Relations from the University of Amsterdam in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, and a B.A. in Political Science from Oregon State University in Corvallis, Oregon.