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Martin Harris-Hess Senior Legal Advisor, Unit B3, DG CONNECT at European Commission


Educated as a lawyer in Germany Martin gained a Master Degree in EU law and European business regulation from the University of Oxford before starting his career in telecoms.

Over the past 15 years Martin worked as a legal consultant to a major, internationally active operator in London and as a legal adviser for the UK telecoms, media and broadcasting regulator, Ofcom, before joining the European Commission in 2010.

During his time in the Commission, Martin has been advising on notifications of market reviews by national regulators and, most recently, was closely involved in the drafting of the new European Electronic Communications Code and the revision of the Commission’s SMP Guidelines.

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