Ade Ogunsola has been nominated Chair of IEC Technical Committee 77: Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC), until the end of May 2026.
A Loughborough University post graduate in Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Ade Ogunsola has worked in industry for 31 years and is currently Vice President – Rail and Transit Systems Practice Lead at Parsons MEA, in the United Arab Emirate, a digitally enabled solution provider and global leader in diversified markets such as defence, intelligence and infrastructure. His involvement in the IEC started in 2006 as a member of IEC TC 77 Working Group 13.
He is an experienced Chair, having previously headed the Nigeria National Committee on EMC (NNC TC 77) from 2005 to 2018. He was also the Chair of TC 77 inside the African Electrotechnical Standardization Commission (AFSEC) from 2011 until December 2019. Last but not least, he is an IEC SMB Appointed Expert to the Advisory Committee on EMC (ACEC).
During his career, he has worked as a Systems Engineer and EMC specialist for several companies, including Alstom UK. Ade Ogunsola is Technical Fellow for Parsons, a Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) UK and a Fellow of the Institute of Physics (UK).
IEC TC 77 prepares horizontal safety documents relating to EMC that can be applied in any electrotechnical domain.