Kåre Vollan is Director and owner of the company Quality AS. He has been working on elections in 30 countries and territories including Nepal, Zimbabwe, Kenya, Iraq, Palestine, Sudan, Egypt, and Bosnia and Herzegovina. He has been advising the Election Commission and politicians in Nepal, particularly on the group representation system, since 2006. In the period between 1996 and 2009, he headed twelve OSCE/ODIHR and NORDEM international election observation missions or teams. From 2003, he has issued opinions on election laws for the Council of Europe Venice Commission. Vollan, who is an applied mathematician by profession, has published a number of articles and reports on electoral and decision making issues, including on, electronic voting.