Lazaro studied applied statistics with information technology at Maseno University in Kenya and graduated with a First class honours undergraduate degree in 2009. He followed with an MSc in Biostatistics from Hasselt University in Belgium, graduating in 2014 with distinction. Lazaro joined Durham University for his PhD in “Psychometrics of selection tests” in January of 2015 and later transferred to the University of York at the start of 2016. Having recently submitted his thesis, he is currently working as a Post Graduate Research Assistant at Imperial College London. His research interests include the intersection between mathematical and statistical modelling of selection and epidemiological problems.