World Resources Institute (WRI)
Director of Vital Landscapes for Africa
Dr Susan Chomba is the Director of Vital Landscapes at the World Resources Institute (WRI) Africa, based in Nairobi. She leads WRI’s work on forest protection and landscape restoration, food systems transformation and governance in Africa. She is a scientist with extensive research and development experience in Africa. Susan is a global ambassador for the Race to zero and Resilience under the UN High Level Champions for Climate Action. She serves on advisory boards of several organizations and was named one of Global Landscapes Forum’s ‘16 Women Restoring the Earth’ in 2021.