Dr. Angel L. Lazaro III is a registered Civil Engineer and Environmental Planner born on August 23, 1943. He is the receiver of Certificates of Recognition as Structural Engineer and Civil Engineering Educator from the Board of Civil Engineering. He was also acknowledged as the Most Outstanding Civil Engineer Award from the Professional Regulation Commission in 1994, and the Professional Award in Engineering from the UP Alumni Engineering Association in 1989. Dr. Lazaro has more than 35 years practice in different civil engineering projects including buildings, highways, bridges, water systems, port works and industrial estates.
He is the incumbent Chairman of the Board of Civil Engineering, Professional Regulatory Commission. Dr. Lazaro was also formerly the Administrator and member of the Board of Trustees of the Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS), member of the Board of the Toll Regulatory Board (TRB), Member of the Technical Panel for Engineering, Technology and Architecture, Full Professor and Dean of the College of Engineering of De La Salle University and Associate Professor of Civil Engineering, University of the Philippines.
Dr. Lazaro is the precedent National President and Fellow of the Philippine Institute of Civil Engineers (PICE). He is also Past President of the Confederation of Filipino Consulting Organizations (COFILCO), National Society for Seismology and Earthquake Engineering of the Philippines (NSSEEP), Philippine Federation of Professional Associations (PFPA), Road Engineering Association of the Philippines (REAP), Philippine Association for Technological Education (PATE), American Concrete Institute, Philippine Chapter (ACI-RP) and Council of Filipino Consultants (COFIC). Adding up, he is the Director or member of numerous other professional, academic, civil, and social organizations.
Dr. Lazaro has a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from the University of the Philippines. He also has a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) and two Masters degrees from Princeton University, New Jersey, USA, where he performed research on structural concrete.
He is at present the Managing Partner of Angel Lazaro and Associates, Consulting Architects and Engineers.