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

August 7, 2017 - September 29, 2017
September 18, 2017 - September 26, 2017

CLDP in Action

September 14, 2017 - September 19, 2017

CLDP hosted standards experts from the governments of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, and Tajikistan for U.S.-based consultations to assist in developing trade-related harmonized standards in Central Asia and benefit domestic and international businesses alike through increased market access, transparent system, and fair regulations.

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