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We’re chatting with Angel A. Dizon, III of Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations about how to manage a $20B global design program.
Angel Dizon is Managing Director of the Department of State’s Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations. Mr. Dizon is responsible for overseeing all facets of the planning, design, engineering, cost development, and project coordination and management of over $20B of worldwide diplomatic capital construction projects in development.
OBO is the single real property manager for all U.S. diplomatic facilities around the world, managing a portfolio of properties in over 290 locations around the world, valued at over $71 billion. OBO’s mission is to provide safe, secure, and resilient facilities that represent the U.S. government to the host nation and support its staff in the achievement of U.S. foreign policy objectives.
Mr. Dizon has over 30 years’ experience in the design and construction industry and has previously served in the real estate and design and engineering offices at the U.S. Department of State. He has been recognized with numerous awards for leadership and superior performance at the Department of State.