- Building inspection
- Fire alarms system testing
- Household appliances
- Installation materials
- Industrial machinery
- IT & audio video
- Laboratory, test & measurement
- Lighting equipment
- Maritime, oil & gas
- Medical & healthcare equipment
- Military & aerospace product testing
- Wireless & telecom
For more than 30 years, Sollie has worked with conformity assessment activities in various industrial contexts, both in Norway and internationally.
He has been paramount in building relationships across organisations and borders. He has also been active in the management of the international IECEE/CB scheme for many years. Until recently, he was Board Chairman of the Norwegian standards body NEK and President of the Norwegian IEC National Committee and IECEE Member Body. He is currently a member of the IEC-CAB (Conformity Assessment Board) and IEC Ambassador for conformity assessment training of IEC Affiliates (mostly developing countries). He also provides consulting to authorities/bodies in several countries on such matters. Nemko has benefitted from Sollie’s expertise, network and enthusiasm for more than three decades.
Prior to his role as a senior advisor for Nemko, he was a Senior Vice President, responsible for international cooperation. He has been instrumental in developing the successful Nemko Direct programs that offer clients worldwide market access for their products, within both the electrical and telecommunications/radio product areas.
He has been the editor of Nemko News in Brief since the beginning in 2000.