Rogier Fentener van Vlissingen
Consultant, Writer, and Teacher in Bronx, New York
Holistic health, and healing, wholeness are key themes for me. They are coming together in my interests in Whole Foods, Plant-Based, nutrition and lifestyle and spiritual healing.
primaryAs co-founder of BCM Industries, these interests may gain a professional dimension in the context of autologous organ repair and related issues.
My own primariy business is about energy retrofitting as a property value enhancement, at the intersection of engineering, finance and economics. With rapid advances in energy technology, this is where the money is. Better than drilling for oil.
My prime focus is the economics of energy retrofitting and sustainability, and making on-site renewable generation a good investment with DaBx Demand Side Solutions. My goal is maximizing property values, while minimizing the environmental burden. Consultant and manufacturer's rep on energy retrofit solutions.
I am also a writer and some time translator. Originally from Rotterdam, Holland, based in Bronx, NY.
Background in Linguistics, followed by a business career covering banking/payment services, commodities trading and maritime transportation, including developing IT systems, and economic modeling. BA Economics summa cum laude at Fairfield University (1993), and since 1991 increasingly devote time and energy to my chosen spiritual path of A Course in Miracles. Active in innovative business ventures, and community. Enjoy working on disruptive technologies and business models.
2018 Certificate of Plant-Based Nutrition from the T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies. Have a blog about local plant-based information at https://starlingaveplantbased.blogspot.com and a website about deeper issues of the plant-based lifestyle, from serious cooking to health care reform at HippocratesSays.com
I was the translator of Gary Renard into Dutch, author of Closing the Circle: Pursah's Gospel of Thomas and A Course in Miracles. Translator of Nouk Sanchez & Tomas Vieira's Undoing the ego into Dutch, and recently of Margot Krikhaar into English. Intermittently working on the translation of J. W. Kaiser from Dutch into English.
Active in my community as former Chair of Community Board #9 in the Bronx, and coaching on the Whole Foods, Plant-Based lifestyle, both as a volunteer and professionally.
Weekly column on America Out Loud since mid-2022, starting out with some of the corona controversies and focusing on health and healing since 2023.