Fernando Ortiz

Lecturer in Professional Studies, M.S. in Sustainability Management, School of Professional Studies

NY United States


Bronx-Native, Dominican-American public servant, environmental justice advocate, urban planner, sustainable designer and educator. My passions are ensuring disadvantaged communities have access to healthy, green, safe, and clean environments, access to economic and educational opportunities, and improved quality of life. My expertise is around sustainable design and community development, government affairs, and environmental justice

I am also a self proclaimed “Dominican Ambassador” who enjoys promoting our Dominican culture, arts, politics, etc. I manage intergovernmental and community affairs for economic development projects across Upper Manhattan and The Bronx and enjoy traveling across the world on my free time #59 countries down.