Rolando M. Asis has been involved in various engineering
aspects as practicing civil engineer from surveying, proposal
preparation, project planning, project management, feasibility
study, detailed engineering, project implementation and
construction management/supervision for both foreign-assisted
and locally funded government projects.
as OIC-Regional Director for Western Visayas (Region 6) on
January 10, 2005 and regular Regional Director on February 9,
2006, Director Asis went through different positions in the
DPWH starting as Civil Engineering Aide 2 (Survey Team Leader)
in November 1976, Surveyor, Supervising Civil Engineer,
Project Manager, Engineer III, Regional Project Manager, and
Assistant Regional Director.
also served as executive officer of foreign-assisted and
special projects of DPWH Region 6 in 1992 and head of
management staff and assistant to the action officer of
foreign assisted projects in the Visayas (Region 6, 7, 8) in
was conferred with member certificate as Construction
Management Engineering Specialist in June 2004.
the simple leader that he is, he continues to develop
expertise in engineering and management through participation
in trainings and seminars that include: Institutionalization
of Monitoring Activities for Middle Managers in Government, 12th
REAAA International Conference, World Bank Training Course for
Performance-Based Contracts for Management and Maintenance of
Roads, Information Technology Training for Executives,
Management Development for Executives, Professional Growth
through Value Clarification for Executive, Integrated
Executive Leadership Program, Seminar on Total Quality
Management for Top Executives, Contract/Project Management,
Comprehensive Training of DPWH Field Executives, Seminar on
Solid Waste Management, Regional Seminar for Attaining Global
Competitiveness, Construction Project Management,
Seminar-Workshop on Constructor’s Performance Evaluation
System, Seminar on Flood Control Plan of Medium and Small
Scale Rivers, Modern Trends in Construction, Asphalt Pavement
and Earthquake Engineering, and Prestressed Engineering.
professional affiliations include memberships in, among
others, Philippine Institute of Civil Engineers (National
Director – Iloilo Chapter), Association of Government Civil
Engineers of the Philippines (AGCEP), Road Engineering
Association of the Philippines (REAP), and Circulo Capizeño,
Iloilo (Board of Directors).
academic attainments include Bachelor of Science in Civil
Engineering from Western Institute of Technology in May 1977,
Master in Public Administration from University of San Agustin
(30 units), and Master in Engineering with Specialization in
Civil Engineering from Western Institute of Technology in
was born on December 30, 1955 in Sigma, Capiz.