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The DOST-FNRI welcomed its new Deputy Director in the person of Atty. Lucieden G. Raz. Her appointment was signed by President Ferdinand R. Marcos, Jr. on November 30, 2023 and she took her oath on December 4, 2023 in a simple ceremony presided by DOST Secretary Renato U. Solidum, Jr.

Atty. Chichi, as she is fondly called by her friends and associates, is not new to the DOST-FNRI’s activities and processes, especially on collaborative researches and other partnerships entered into by the Institute, being its legal consultant for a decade.  She reviewed the different contracts and other legal documents of the Institute prior to its finalization and execution, and provided counsel on technology transfer, intellectual property, human resources issues, and other concerns.

Aside from DOST-FNRI, she also served as a project officer of the DOST’s Technology Licensing Office (DOST-TLO) Program under the then Undersecretary for Research and Development Dr. Rowena Cristina L. Guevara and of the Technology Transfer Day Program of DOST-Technology Application and Promotion Institute (DOST-TAPI).

As a Legal Practitioner since law school graduation, she handled civil, criminal, labor, corporate, and administrative cases and matters, appearing before the courts and other tribunals, and drafting necessary pleadings. She was likewise involved in the preparation and review of various contracts and other legal documents, rendering legal opinion on diverse matters, and performed other legal tasks.

Atty. Raz was born in Tacloban City, Leyte in 1962.  She finished her Bachelor of Laws from the Ateneo de Manila University - School of Law in 1990 and passed the Bar examination in 1991. Her pre-law degree was Bachelor of Science in Business Economics from the University of the Philippines - School of Economics in 1983.

Atty. Chichi, congratulations on your appointment and welcome to DOST-FNRI family!

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