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Chris Castro

Eco-Entrepreneur; Director of Sustainability for the City of Orlando

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 Chris Castro Biography

Chris is a sustainability and clean energy professional and eco-entrepreneur with a passion to advance smart, resilient, and sustainable cities and communities.

Chris is currently the Senior Advisor to Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer, Director of Sustainability & Resilience, and 'Future-Ready' steering committee member for the City of Orlando, developing policies & programs to advance the City’s sustainability, clean energy, & climate action goals.

Chris is best known for his work as the president and founder of IDEAS For Us, a global UN-accredited 501c3 nonprofit working to incubate and fund innovative projects that advance the UN Sustainable Development Goals. In 2012, Chris also started a clean-energy consulting firm called Citizen Energy, and 2013 co-created "Fleet Farming", a renowned urban farming social enterprise that is redefining local food systems by building organic farms on homeowner lawns, schools, and underutilized land throughout neighborhoods and communities.

Chris currently sits on nearly a dozen nonprofit and academic boards, including the Florida Solar Energy Center, US Green Building Council of Florida, Project Greenschools, and Goodwill Industries of Central Florida. He has previously held positions with University of Central Florida, Orange County Govt., and the U.S. Department of Energy.

Over the years, Chris has been internationally recognized for his efforts; including being named the 2018 Public Official of the Year by Governing, a ‘Champions of Change' by President Barack Obama, the 'Guru of Green' by the Orlando Business Journal, the Grist 50 Fixer Award, Top 30 Under 30 sustainability professionals by GreenBiz, and formal recognition from President Bill Clinton, President Jimmy Carter, and Vice President Al Gore.

In December 2018, Chris starred in the National Geographic documentary called "Paris to Pittsburgh".

As a thought leader, Chris has spoken at more than 150+ conferences and events, including the United Nations Summits, Vatican Youth Symposium, Smart Cities Connect, NASA Innovation Expo, Sustainatopia, TEDx Orlando, and more.

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Chris Castro

Eco-Entrepreneur; Director of Sustainability for the City of Orlando

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Orlando, FL, USA
Speaking Fee:
Live Event: $5,000 - $10,000  
Virtual Event: $5,000 - $10,000

Chris Castro Biography

Chris is a sustainability and clean energy professional and eco-entrepreneur with a passion to advance smart, resilient, and sustainable cities and communities.

Chris is currently the Senior Advisor to Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer, Director of Sustainability & Resilience, and 'Future-Ready' steering committee member for the City of Orlando, developing policies & programs to advance the City’s sustainability, clean energy, & climate action goals.

Chris is best known for his work as the president and founder of IDEAS For Us, a global UN-accredited 501c3 nonprofit working to incubate and fund innovative projects that advance the UN Sustainable Development Goals. In 2012, Chris also started a clean-energy consulting firm called Citizen Energy, and 2013 co-created "Fleet Farming", a renowned urban farming social enterprise that is redefining local food systems by building organic farms on homeowner lawns, schools, and underutilized land throughout neighborhoods and communities.

Chris currently sits on nearly a dozen nonprofit and academic boards, including the Florida Solar Energy Center, US Green Building Council of Florida, Project Greenschools, and Goodwill Industries of Central Florida. He has previously held positions with University of Central Florida, Orange County Govt., and the U.S. Department of Energy.

Over the years, Chris has been internationally recognized for his efforts; including being named the 2018 Public Official of the Year by Governing, a ‘Champions of Change' by President Barack Obama, the 'Guru of Green' by the Orlando Business Journal, the Grist 50 Fixer Award, Top 30 Under 30 sustainability professionals by GreenBiz, and formal recognition from President Bill Clinton, President Jimmy Carter, and Vice President Al Gore.

In December 2018, Chris starred in the National Geographic documentary called "Paris to Pittsburgh".

As a thought leader, Chris has spoken at more than 150+ conferences and events, including the United Nations Summits, Vatican Youth Symposium, Smart Cities Connect, NASA Innovation Expo, Sustainatopia, TEDx Orlando, and more.

Chris Castro Videos

  • Chris Castro at Florida Climate Summit at Orlando on Aug. 12, 2017
    This is a video recording of Chris Castro speaking at the Florida Climate Summit at Orlando on August 12, 2017, at East End Market (3201 Corrine...
  • Sustainability Symposium 2017: Chris Castro, Sustainability Director
    Chris Castro welcomes attendees and talks about the sustainability initiatives that the City of Orlando has implemented.
  • IDEAS For Biomimicry: Chris Castro at TEDxOrlando
    To solve global challenges, we must strategically mobilize and transform communities through effective action and substantive change. This talk...

FAQs on booking Chris Castro

  • How to book Chris Castro?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Chris Castro for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Chris Castro, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Chris Castro or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Chris Castro?

    Booking fees for Chris Castro, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Chris Castro, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Chris Castro?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Chris Castro for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Chris Castro for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Chris Castro or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Chris Castro or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Chris Castro is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Chris Castro for your event is $5,000 - $10,000. Chris Castro generally travels from Orlando, FL, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Kate Brandt, Majora Carter, Jeff Speck, Timothy Beatley and Josh Dorfman. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Chris Castro for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Chris Castro Speaker Videos

  • Chris Castro at Florida Climate Summit at Orlando on Aug. 12, 2017
    This is a video recording of Chris Castro speaking at the Florida Climate Summit at Orlando on August 12, 2017, at East End Market (3201 Corrine Drive, Orlando, FL 32803, 10:00 am-4:00 pm, EDT,...
    Sustainability Symposium 2017: Chris Castro, Sustainability Director
    Chris Castro welcomes attendees and talks about the sustainability initiatives that the City of Orlando has implemented.
  • IDEAS For Biomimicry: Chris Castro at TEDxOrlando
    To solve global challenges, we must strategically mobilize and transform communities through effective action and substantive change. This talk explores how organizations can take inspiration from...

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