Kent Bressie is a partner with the law firm of Wiltshire & Grannis LLP in Washington, D.C., and heads its international practice. An expert on telecommunications regulation and international trade and investment, he has extensive experience in the undersea cable sector. He represents undersea cable operators, suppliers, investors, and international organizations in regulatory, law of the sea, security, trade, and commercial matters and has worked on projects on six continents. He also chairs the legal working group of the ITU/UNESCO IOC/WMO Joint Task Force on dual-purpose telecom-marine data cables. Kent holds a bachelor’s degree from Stanford University, a law degree from the University of Chicago, and a diploma from the Rhodes Academy of Oceans Law and Policy.