President/CEO, Waterfront Alliance

Roland Lewis

After nine years as a partner at a law firm, Roland Lewis served as Executive Director of Habitat for Humanity NYC where he guided it to become a model of urban success. In 2007, Roland took the helm of Waterfront Alliance--the New York region's leading waterfront policy organization--as its first CEO. The Alliance, a growing constituency for a vibrant, healthy harbor, has instituted many programs including resilient edge design, ferry transit and access.