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Chris Castro

Director of Sustainability, City of Orlando, FL

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 Chris Castro Biography

Chris Castro is an award-winning sustainability professional, eco-entrepreneur, and community organizer with a passion for accelerating the transition to a smart, resilient and sustainable future.

Castro is most notably known for his work as the founder and president of IDEAS For Us, an international nonprofit and United Nations accredited organization working to develop, fund, and scale environmental solutions around the World; and co-creator of the renowned ‘Fleet Farming’ urban agriculture program that started in Orlando.

He has been called the ‘Guru of Green’ by the Orlando Business Journal, selected as a GreenBiz ‘30 Under 30’ sustainability professional in the U.S., and recognized as a ‘Grist 50 Fixer’, one of the top 50 emerging sustainability leaders around the World.

Chris is currently the Director of Sustainability and Co-chair of the Smart Cities initiative for Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer and the City of Orlando. In his role at the City, he works to develop cross-sector partnerships, policies, and programs that support the sustainability, energy, and climate-related goals of the “Green Works Orlando” initiative.

Over the last 10 years, Chris has consulted for governments, academia, business chambers, companies, nonprofits and communities to implement sustainability projects that include a wide variety of topics, specifically smart cities, solar energy development, building efficiency, electric vehicles, local food systems, water quality, ecological restoration and more.

In 2012, Chris co-founded a clean energy consulting and development firm called Citizen Energy, specializing in custom clean energy solutions for small and mid-sized commercial and multifamily buildings in Florida and the Greater Washington DC-area. Chris also sits on several nonprofit boards, including the US Green Building Council of Florida (USGBC-FL), Florida Green Chamber of Commerce (FGCC), Florida Renewable Energy Association (FREA), FL Solar United Neighborhoods (FL SUN), and the World Economic Forum’s Global Shapers Community. Chris also recently joined the Advisory Board for the Orlando Science Center, University of Central Florida’s clean energy research institute known as the Florida Solar Energy Center (FSEC), and the Valencia College’s Engineering and Computer Science department.

Chris holds a B.S. Environmental Science and Policy with a minor in Energy & Sustainability from the University of Central Florida and has several technical certifications including LEED accreditation.

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Chris Castro

Director of Sustainability, City of Orlando, FL

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Chris Castro Biography

Chris Castro is an award-winning sustainability professional, eco-entrepreneur, and community organizer with a passion for accelerating the transition to a smart, resilient and sustainable future.

Castro is most notably known for his work as the founder and president of IDEAS For Us, an international nonprofit and United Nations accredited organization working to develop, fund, and scale environmental solutions around the World; and co-creator of the renowned ‘Fleet Farming’ urban agriculture program that started in Orlando.

He has been called the ‘Guru of Green’ by the Orlando Business Journal, selected as a GreenBiz ‘30 Under 30’ sustainability professional in the U.S., and recognized as a ‘Grist 50 Fixer’, one of the top 50 emerging sustainability leaders around the World.

Chris is currently the Director of Sustainability and Co-chair of the Smart Cities initiative for Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer and the City of Orlando. In his role at the City, he works to develop cross-sector partnerships, policies, and programs that support the sustainability, energy, and climate-related goals of the “Green Works Orlando” initiative.

Over the last 10 years, Chris has consulted for governments, academia, business chambers, companies, nonprofits and communities to implement sustainability projects that include a wide variety of topics, specifically smart cities, solar energy development, building efficiency, electric vehicles, local food systems, water quality, ecological restoration and more.

In 2012, Chris co-founded a clean energy consulting and development firm called Citizen Energy, specializing in custom clean energy solutions for small and mid-sized commercial and multifamily buildings in Florida and the Greater Washington DC-area. Chris also sits on several nonprofit boards, including the US Green Building Council of Florida (USGBC-FL), Florida Green Chamber of Commerce (FGCC), Florida Renewable Energy Association (FREA), FL Solar United Neighborhoods (FL SUN), and the World Economic Forum’s Global Shapers Community. Chris also recently joined the Advisory Board for the Orlando Science Center, University of Central Florida’s clean energy research institute known as the Florida Solar Energy Center (FSEC), and the Valencia College’s Engineering and Computer Science department.

Chris holds a B.S. Environmental Science and Policy with a minor in Energy & Sustainability from the University of Central Florida and has several technical certifications including LEED accreditation.

Chris Castro Videos

  • Chris Castro at Florida Climate Summit at Orlando on Aug. 12, 2017 ...
  • Sustainability Symposium 2017: Chris Castro, Sustainability Director ...
  • IDEAS For Biomimicry: Chris Castro at TEDxOrlando - YouTube

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  • How to book Chris Castro?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Chris Castro for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment 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. 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 according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker 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, Josh Dorfman, Mark Tercek, Ed Begley Jr. and Louie Psihoyos. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Chris Castro for an upcoming event.

Chris Castro Speaker Videos

  • Chris Castro at Florida Climate Summit at Orlando on Aug. 12, 2017 ...
    Sustainability Symposium 2017: Chris Castro, Sustainability Director ...
  • IDEAS For Biomimicry: Chris Castro at TEDxOrlando - YouTube

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