Rogier Fentener van Vlissingen
Consultant, Writer, and Teacher in Bronx, New York
As co-founder of BCM Industries, I found myself turning my interest in Lifestyle Medicine into a professional involvement as the Director of Lifestyle Medicine for the company.
Meanwhile, my core interest in energy retrofitting remains: the economics of entropy is the intersection of engineering, finance and economics. With rapid advances in energy technology, this is where the money is. In my spare time, I work on Whole Foods, Plant-Based nutrition and health with Plant Powered Metro New York.
Consultant in the economics of energy retrofitting and sustainability, with a focus on making on-site renewable generation a good investment with my company DaBx Demand Side Solutions. My goal is to maximize property values, and minimize environmental costs. Consultant and manufacturer's rep on energy retrofit solutions. Writer, translator. Originally from Rotterdam, Holland, based in Bronx, NY.
I provide implementation support with a sound economic and financial foundation. Background in Linguistics, followed by a business career covering 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 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.
Professionally involved in energy consulting, the economics of sustainability. Active in my community as former Chair of Community Board #9 in the Bronx, and involved with Whole Foods, Plant-Based lifestyle.