The Procurement Service (PS) — an attached agency of the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) — welcomes Undersecretary Lloyd Christopher Lao as its new Officer-in-Charge effective January 2, 2020.
Usec. Lao is a lawyer by profession. He finished his graduate studies in Ateneo de Davao University, where he eventually worked as an educator under its College of Law.
Prior to his assumption of duty, Usec. Lao is backed up by relevant experience and designations which make him suitable for the post.
Some of the most notable positions he occupied in the government are, among others, as Chief Executive Officer and Commissioner of the Housing and Land Use Regulatory Board (HLURB); Undersecretary of the Presidential Management Staff – Office of the Special Assistant to the President; an Arbiter for Regional Field Office, HLURB – Southern Mindanao Region; and researcher, paralegal under Councilor Galicia who handles the Committee on Housing and Settlement and Ethics– Sangguniang Panlungsod.