Lucas Graf

International Program Specialist

Lucas Graf is an International Program Specialist at the Commercial Law Development Program (CLDP) of the Department of Commerce Office of the General Counsel. Mr. Graf handles programs in the Middle East, primarily in the Gulf states, Jordan and the West Bank.
Prior to joining CLDP, Mr. Graf worked at the Office of Foreign Service Human Capital of the Department of Commerce International Trade Administration (Global Markets) where he managed a U.S. & Foreign Commercial Service employee relations and performance management portfolio. Mr. Graf also served in U.S. Peace Corps Jordan in the North Jordan Valley.

Mr. Graf graduated magna cum laude from Northeastern University with a bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice as well as a bachelor’s degree in International Affairs with a Concentration in Middle East Studies. He spent time studying Arabic and politics of the Middle East at the American University of Beirut as well as at the Lebanese American University. He is fluent in German and has a working knowledge of Arabic.

CLDP in Action

May 2, 2018 - May 4, 2018

CLDP, in collaboration with the U.S. Embassy in Moldova, the PPA, and MEDT conducted a Workshop on Transparent and Efficient Procurement: Phase III, which took place in Chisinau, Moldova on May 2-4, 2018.  The workshop was part of the technical assistance to help Moldova implement international best practices in a number of key areas, focusing on a set of specific issues that were identified as priorities by the PPA.





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