leads the firm’s practice in public procurement, competition and regulatory. He is global head of the CMS Public Procurement Group. Bernt is a leading specialist with over 22 years of experience in Vienna and Brussels. His numerous publications and lectures have had a significant influence on Austrian public procurement law. Bernt has gained specific industry knowledge in the construction and infrastructure, healthcare, financial, energy and waste sectors. He is the author of six books and numerous articles on public procurement, and co-editor of Austria’s leading journal on public procurement and building contract law. Bernt often lectures on public procurement, competition and state aid.