is a Registered Architect with seal, a member of the Ontario Association of Architects and the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada, as well as an Honorary Member of the Association of Chartered Industrial Designers. In 2002, Ferrara was appointed the Director of the School of Design at George Brown College. In 2007, his portfolio was enlarged and he was appointed Director for the Centre for Arts and Design. In 2014, he was appointed dean and worked to expand the school to become the Centre of Arts, Design, and Information Technology. He also leads the Institute without Boundaries, the college’s interdisciplinary think and do tank. He has served on the Board of the International Council of the Societies of Industrial Design (ICSID) and was elected President from 2003–2005. Ferrara is currently an ICSID Senator. Between 1996 and 2002 he was the Vice-President of Programs and Services at the Design Exchange. He has served as a principal of Ferrara Contreras Architects Inc. from 1989 to 2007 and now is a partner in the architectural and development firm Conifer Consultants and the strategy firm Co.Ferrara Inc.