Team

Meet our team and connect with our experts

Learn more about our experts, covering most of the world’s continents and multiple areas of expertise, and how to get in touch with them.

Todd Gartner

Todd Gartner

Director
World Resources Institute

Scott Francisco

Scott Francisco

Co-Founder and Director
Pilot Projects

Craig Hanson

Craig Hanson

Co-Founder
World Resources Institute

Dr. Sarah Jane Wilson

Co-Founder & Research Manager
Pilot Projects

James Anderson

Senior Program Manager
Cities4Forests

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Frances Seymour

Co-Founder
World Resources Institute

Muhammad Zayyanul Afwani

Indonesia Researcher
WRI Indonesia

Sadof Alexander

Communications Manager, Cities4Forests
World Resources Institute

Luciana Alves

Project and Research Coordinator
WRI Brasil

Magdala Arioli

Urban Financing and Economics Coordinator
WRI Brasil

Ardi Armanto

Restoration and Behavior Research Specialist
WRI Indonesia

Laura Azeredo

Senior Finance and Urban Economics Analyst
WRI Brasil

Leonardo Barbosa

Data Science Analyst
WRI Brasil

Samrat Basak

India Advisor
WRI India

Lisa Beyer

Urban Water Infrastructure Manager
Natural Infrastructure Initiative, WRI

Laura Bulbena

Nature-Based Solutions Specialist
WRI

Lara Caccia

Urban Development Specialist
WRI Brasil

Marlena Chertock

USA Communications Specialist
World Resources Institute

Susan Chomba

Director of Vital Landscapes, Food, Forests and People
World Resources Institute

Dominika Wara Christiana

Hydrologist Research Assistant
WRI Indonesia

Natasha Collins

Conservation Finance Specialist
WRI

Fernando Correa

Brazil Communications Specialist
WRI Brasil

Sod-Erdene Davaadorj

Grants and Finance Manager
World Resources Institute

Jaya Dhindaw

Program Director – Integrated Development, Planning and Resilience and Interim Director – WRI India Ross Centre
WRI India

Pablo Lazo Elizondo

Mexico Advisor
WRI Mexico

Henrique Evers

Urban Development Manager
WRI Brasil

Rafael Feltran-Barbieri

Senior Economist
WRI Brasil

Dr. Aklilu Fikresilassie

Africa Advisor
WRI Africa

Isère Ormille Mafodjui Fosso

Senior Regional Finance and Operation Manager
World Resources Institute

Samuel Gaturu

Project Specialist and Coordinator, Vital Landscapes Program
World Resources Institute

Amanda Gcanga

Country Lead: Urban Water Resilience and Senior Urban Policy Analyst
World Resources Institute

Christopher Gillespie

Cities4Forests’ Project Specialist and Research Coordinator
World Resources Institute

Elie Hakizumwami

Elie Hakizumwami

Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) Country Manager
WRI

Rory Hunter

Nature-Based Solutions Africa Manager
Cities4Forests and WRI Natural Infrastructure Initiative (WRI Africa)

Aarathi Kumar

Manager – Urban Development
WRI India

Nabilah Kushaflyki

Urban Forestry Coordinator
WRI Indonesia

Fouad Laajine

Urban Water Resilience Finance Intern
World Resources Institute

Paige Langer

Associate
Cities4Forests

Lucas Lima

Territory Analyst
WRI Brasil

Toni Lindau

Brazil Advisor
WRI Brasil

Bergita Gusti Lipu

Research Assistant
WRI Indonesia

Marc Manyifika

Country Lead for Urban Water Resilience and Head of the Cities Program, Rwanda
World Resources Institute

Lizzie Marsters

Environmental Finance Manager
Cities4Forests

André Murakoshi

Administrative Financial Analyst
WRI Brasil

Dewi Mustika

Urban Forestry Researcher
WRI Indonesia

Priya Narayanan

Senior Program Manager, Urban Forestry & Urban Development
WRI India

Teodyl Nkuintchua

Teodyl Nkuintchua

Congo Basin Strategy and Engagement Leader
WRI Africa

Mariana Oliveira

Forests, Land Use and Agriculture Program Manager
WRI Brasil

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Suzanne Ozment

Senior Associate
Cities4Forests

Gustavo Pacheco

Senior Project Analyst
WRI Brasil

Fernando Paéz

Colombia Advisor
WRI Colombia

Juan Pertuz

Urban Management and Development Consultant
WRI Colombia

Mack Phillips

Design Strategy Associate
Pilot Projects

Almo Pradana

Deputy Program Director, Climate, Energy, Cities, and the Ocean
WRI Indonesia

Yudhistira S. Pribadi

Indonesia Researcher
WRI Indonesia

Lubaina Rangwala

Program Head, Urban Development, Sustainable Cities & Transport
WRI India

Linda Regi

Program Associate, Geo Analytics
WRI India

Ahmad Sahab

Indonesia Researcher
WRI Indonesia

Dewi Sari

Indonesia Researcher
WRI Indonesia

Achu Sekhar

Program Manager – Urban Planning and Disaster Resilience
WRI India

Sarah Silitonga

Restoration and Behavioral Research Analyst
WRI Indonesia

Ruchika Singh

India Advisor
WRI India

Michael Southwood

Faraway Forests Researcher
Pilot Projects

Clara Strack

Urban Development Intern
WRI Brasil

Meghan Stromberg

Research Analyst & Project Coordinator, Urban Resilience
World Resources Institute

Harshil Suresh

Program Associate – Urban Innovations
WRI India

Alemakef Tassew

Urban Development Project Specialist
World Resources Institute

Ayushi Trivedi

Ayushi Trivedi

Research Associate, Gender Equity Practice, Center for Equitable Development
WRI

Hellen Wanjohi-Opil

Resilience Africa Cities Lead
WRI

Mikayla Weinberger

Sustainable Development Consultant
Pilot Projects

Retno

Retno Wihanesta

Urban Transport Planner
WRI Indonesia