Complete list of expert staff


  • Villanueva Aznar, Cristina Senior Manager, Strategic Growth and Partnerships

    Areas of expertise: Small scale fisheries, Mexico fisheries policies, strategic partnerships, common pool resources conservation

    Office: La Paz, Mexico

  • Vogel, Sarah Vice President, Health

    Areas of expertise: Environmental health, chemical safety, endocrine disruptors

    Office: Washington, D.C.

  • Wagner, Gernot Consultant

    Areas of expertise: Climate change, climate economics, environmental markets, energy

    Office: Boston

  • Walker, Derek Chief of Staff

    Areas of expertise:

    Office: New York City

  • Warner, Mandy Senior Manager, Climate and Air Policy

    Areas of expertise: Climate and air policy, power sector issues, pollution control technologies, regulatory policy, hazardous air pollutants, conventional pollutants, Congress.

    Office: Washington, D.C.

  • Watson, Matt Associate Vice President, Climate and Energy Program

    Areas of expertise: Oil and gas operations, methane and air policy, energy policy

    Office: Austin, Texas

  • Westfall, Katie Senior Manager, Highly Migratory Species Advocacy

    Areas of expertise: Fisheries science and management, coastal and marine policy, community organizing and advocacy.

    Office: Washington, D.C.

  • Whittle, Daniel Senior Attorney and Senior Director, Cuba Program

    Areas of expertise: US environmental law and policy, Cuban marine and coastal resources law and policy, rights-based fisheries management, marine protected areas, international government relations

    Office: Raleigh, North Carolina

  • Willard, Daniel Senior Economist, Oceans Program

    Areas of expertise: Oceans Program, natural resource economics, catch shares, marine protected areas

    Office: Austin, Texas

  • Williams, Andrew Director, Regulatory and Legislative Affairs, U.S. Climate and Energy

    Areas of expertise: Oil & Gas law, energy finance, air quality policies, corporate engagement

    Office: Washington, D.C.

  • Areas of expertise: Federal environmental and energy regulation, the Clean Air Act, emissions standards for the oil and gas sector

    Office: Boulder, Colorado

  • Wolfe, Christina Manager, Air Quality, Port and Freight Facilities

    Areas of expertise: Air quality, ports and shipping, green freight, transportation technology

    Office: Austin, Texas

  • Wolfe, David Director, Conservation Strategies

    Areas of expertise: conservation biology, conservation of at-risk species, working effectively with private landowners, Safe Harbor, Farm Bill

    Office: Austin, Texas

  • Wood, Scott Senior Manager, EDF Climate Corps

    Areas of expertise: Corporate sustainability, Energy management, Stakeholder engagement

    Office: Boston

  • Worthington, Baroness Bryony Executive Director, Europe

    Areas of expertise: Climate policy, carbon budgets, emissions trading and carbon markets, energy policy, fisheries management, clean energy technologies, European policy making and politics.

    Office: Europe

  • Wright, Sean Senior Manager, EDF+Business

    Areas of expertise: Corporate Partnerships, Oil & Gas, and Methane Solutions

    Office: Washington, D.C.

  • Wyerman, Jim Director of Strategic Partnerships and Communications, Mississippi River Delta Restoration

    Areas of expertise: Ecosystems, strategic communications and outreach, nonprofit management, environmental law and policy, natural infrastructure, rivers and deltas

    Office: Washington, D.C.

  • Yang, Hanling Director, International Policy and Legal Affairs

    Areas of expertise: Environmental law, land use, and climate change.

    Office: New York City

  • Young, Jeffrey Senior Specialist, Training and Design

    Areas of expertise: Secure fishing rights design, small-scale fisheries, training and capacity building, instructional design, facilitation, e-learning

    Office: San Francisco

  • Zakaria, Rama Senior Manager, Regulatory Policy & Analysis

    Areas of expertise: Federal energy and environmental regulation, wholesale power markets, carbon pollution from the power sector

    Office: Washington, D.C.