Lazarus is a pensions expert spanning 30 years – most of which was in different capacities and countries at Shell International rising to being the Pensions Investment and Policy Advisor for Africa by the time he left in 2011. He is a Consultant with Penplan Services Limited, a Pensions Consultancy firm founded in 2011. His expertise is in designing end of Service Benefit Schemes, negotiating end of service packages and formulating Investment Strategies for Pension Schemes.
Lazarus holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of Nairobi and a Certified Public Accountant (CPAK). He is a board member in various companies including Kenya Orient Insurance Company and East African Gasoil Company. He is also a former Chairman of the Association of Retirement Benefits Schemes of Kenya, Bright Computers Limited and Nanga Investments Ltd.