Dr. Angel L. Lazaro III is a   registered Civil Engineer and Environmental Planner with more than 35 years experience in various civil engineering projects including buildings, highways, bridges, water systems, port works and industrial estates. Dr. Lazaro is the recipient of Certificates of Recognition as Structural Engineer and Civil Engineering Educator from the Board of Civil Engineering. Dr. Lazaro received 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  is currently the Managing Partner of Angel Lazaro and Associates International, Consulting Architects and Engineers. He is also the incumbent Chairman of the Board of Civil Engineering, Professional Regulatory Commission.Dr. Lazaro was formerly 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 past 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), Philippine Federation of Professional Associations (PFPA), Philippine Association for Technological Education (PATE) , Road Engineering Association of the Philippines (REAP), National Society for Seismology and Earthquake Engineering of the Philippines (NSSEEP), Council of Filipino Consultants (COFIC) and American Concrete Institute, Philippine Chapter (ACI-RP). In addition, he is Director or member of numerous other professional, academic, civil, and social organizations.

Dr. Lazaro has a  Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) and two Masters degrees from Princeton University, New Jersey, USA, where he conducted research on structural concrete. Dr. Lazaro has a Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from the University of the Philippines.