Ruth Pritchard-Kelly

Vice President for Regulatory Affairs

Ruth Pritchard-Kelly has over 25 years of experience in the commercial communications satellite industry and is currently the Vice President for Regulatory Affairs for OneWeb. She oversees a global team of legal, technical, and policy analysts who work to reform regulatory and spectrum policies internationally, specifically on behalf of the newer non-geostationary satellite constellations such as OneWeb.  Prior to OneWeb, Pritchard-Kelly was the Director of Regulatory Affairs for O3b, now SES Networks, where she successfully licensed the space and ground segment worldwide for that medium-Earth orbit satellite constellation. Pritchard-Kelly has also worked for the law firm of Swidler Berlin (now Morgan Stanley) and American Mobile Satellite Corporation, an early U.S. mobile satellite licensee.  She has a Master’s Degree in space and telecommunications policy from George Washington University’s Space Policy Institute, as well as a J.D. from the University of Maryland.  Ms. Pritchard-Kelly is an elected member of the US Department of Commerce’s Spectrum Advisory Committee, and serves on the boards of the US Telecommunications and Training Institute and the Arthur C. Clarke Foundation.

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Space Law Workshop

Monday, March 30, 2020

1:30 pm - 5:15 pm