Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority
Dr. Cris B. Liban, P.E., ENV SP is currently the Chief Sustainability Officer of the LA County Metropolitan Transportation Authority. He oversees LA Metro’s award-winning environmental and sustainability programs.
In addition to these, he was a Council Member to the USEPA National Advisory Council for Environmental Policy and Technology from 2016-2018. During that time, Dr. Liban also held a concurrent political appointment in the California Climate Safe Infrastructure Working Group.
He is still a Commissioner of the Los Angeles County Beach Commission and the City of Los Angeles Board of Transportation Commissioners. He is currently the Co-Chair of the APTA Sustainability Commitment Sub-Committee; and the Chair of the American Society of Civil Engineers’ Committee on Sustainability.
In December 2016, he received from Philippines’ President Rodrigo Duterte the Philippines’ Highest Prize for Individual Filipinos living overseas, the Pamana ng Pilipino Award. He is a Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers. In 2020, he received Engineering News Record’s Award of Excellence in recognition of his visionary work on sustainability and resiliency.
Dr. Liban is an accomplished writer, international speaker, and social entrepreneur who has dramatically changed the lives of many individuals, communities, agencies, private entities, and jurisdictions. He lives in Los Angeles, CA USA.