Executive Officer, Environment & Sustainability
Los Angeles Metro
Dr. Cris B. Liban, P.E. is LA Metro’s Executive Officer, Environmental Compliance and Sustainability. Cris oversees LA Metro’s internationally recognized Environmental, Sustainability, and Energy initiatives. A published author and national speaker, he is also very involved with transportation and environmental industry and research activities particularly as Chair of several American Public Transportation Association sub-committees; Member of the Transportation Research Board ADC60 Resource Conservation and Recovery Committee; Chair of two National Academies’ Transportation Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) studies related to Climate Change Impacts to transit; and a Member of the National Cooperative Highways Research Program (NCHRP) study to determine a lifecycle and cost framework to determine climate change solutions implementation. He is also a Commissioner in the City of Los Angeles Board of Transportation Commissioners. This past year, he was also appointed to the Los Angeles County Beach Commission, which oversees all LA County Beach activities including environmental, transportation, and construction issues. Cris has degrees in geology (magna cum laude), civil and environmental engineering, and environmental science and engineering.