Janet Ranganathan

Janet Ranganathan
  • Vice-President, Science and Research
    World Resources Institute

With World Resources Institute: founded and directed People and Ecosystems Program to reverse ecosystem degradation and ensure ecosystems' capacity to meet human needs; launched two major initiatives on ecosystem services and forest landscapes; currently, Vice-President, Science and Research; plays a lead role in ensuring that WRI's research is robust and its strategies evidence based and designed to create scalable results; works closely with the Managing Director to oversee the development of strategy within and across WRI's four programmes: Climate, Energy and Transport; Institutions and Governance; People and Ecosystems; and Markets and Enterprises. Also Member, Report project team, focusing on Food Futures: Feeding 9 Billion while Sustaining Ecosystems in a Changing Climate. Member of the Board: Ceres; International Integrated Reporting Council; Mars Science Advisory Committee. Member: International Programme Advisory Committee, Ecosystem Services for Poverty Alleviation Programme supported by the UK Department for International Development (DFID).