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.

Upcoming Programs

CLDP in Action

October 30, 2017 - November 3, 2017

CLDP’s Michael Cofield and Yulia Melara facilitated U.S.-based Consultations on certification levels in procurement training on October 30 through November 3, 2017, in Washington, D.C. by hosting five delegates from the Training Center within the Ministry of Finance of the Kyrgyz Republic for visits and discussions with U.S. government, commercial, and academic providers of procurement training, as well as with practitioners involved in implementing public-private partnerships in the U.S. regarding procurement training, certification levels, and related matters.

Read More about U.S. Consultations on the Government Procurement for 5 delegates from the Training Center within the Ministry of Finance of the Kyrgyz Republic