Tony Fisk | Chair – Technical and Regulatory Sub Group, ESCA & Commercial Director and Head of Practice
Pelagian Ltd

Tony Fisk, Chair – Technical and Regulatory Sub Group, ESCA & Commercial Director and Head of Practice, Pelagian Ltd

Tony has over 27 years of experience in the subsea cables and telecommunications sectors, encompassing offshore surveying, subsea cable installation, permitting, mobile and terrestrial networks, information security, programme/project management, business and technical consultancy, with Wimpol, WOSL, CWM, Lucent Technologies, Orange and France Telecom Group. Tony is a degree qualified Oceanographer, a FIG/IHO Cat A Hydrographic Surveyor, a Chartered Hydrographic Surveyor (MRICS); and a Member of the Institution of Royal Engineers (MInstRE) as a retired RE(v) officer. 2010 saw Tony join Pelagian Ltd as Commercial Director, covering bids, proposals and providing specialist management consultancy.


Submarine Networks Europe Day 2 @ 15:15

Workshop 1: Spatial planning - why consultation and flexibility are key

    workshop session aims to discuss issues arising from the cumulative effects of multi sector seabed use.The EU has areas where there are no EEZs between costal states where jurisdiction extends to the TW borders this brings with it cables that may be constrained and licensed by two or more sets of spatial planning rules.  When normally a cable would exit a Coastal States regulatory regime and enter the EEZ where the cable would be un-licensed until it enters the TW of another Coastal State.The workshop will address:
  •     Infrastructure co-location
  •     Infrastructure co-existence
  •     Planning guidance harmonisation
  •     Cable Protection
  •     Infrastructure securityThe workshop will be interactive and the audience will have the opportunity to address questions to the panellists. 

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