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Foams TOC Members

TOC Co-Chair

Name
Affiliation
Country
Independent Expert
Brazil
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

I, Paulo Altoé, residing in Brazil,  co-chair of  Foams Technical Options Committee and appointed as member of TEAP’s Task Force on Unexpected Emissions of CFC-11 under Decision XXX/3 declare as follows.

  1. I have read the Conflict of Interest and Disclosure Guidelines for the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel, Its Technical Options Committees and Temporary Subsidiary Bodies (“the COI Guidelines”) as adopted by the Meeting of the Parties in Decision XXIV/8.
  2. I am a part time consultant for the United Nations Development Program (UNDP). My main activity is to support the HPMP preparation and implementation process in different regions. I am also a member of the World Bank’s OORG advisory group in the foams area.   
  3. This declaration constitutes my written agreement, pursuant to paragraph 8 of the COI Guidelines, to comply with the Guidelines.  I understand that this written agreement is a condition of my service.
  4. My interests, and those of my personal partner and dependents include the following (if answer is yes describe briefly)
    • Proprietary interests: I do not have proprietary interest in substance, technology or process to be considered by TEAP or any TOC or any temporary subsidiary body.
    • Financial interests: I have shares of The Dow Chemical Co., which is now or has previously been a producer of ozone-depleting substances and products made with or containing ozone depleting substances and their substitutes and alternatives. Except that, neither I nor my spouse own or exercise control over shares or bonds in an entity with an interest in the subject matter of the meeting or work.
    • Employment, consultancy, directorship or other positions: Except for my work advising UNDP and the World Bank on the HCFC phase out process, neither I nor my spouse are employed by, do not consult for, do not serve as a director of or hold any other position for any entity which has an interest in the subject matter of the FTOC.
    • Government advice and other policy development: No conflict.
    • Paid research activities, fellowships or grants: No conflict.
    • Other interests: No conflict.
  5. The source of funding for my participation in the work of TEAP is: UNEP
  6. Pursuant to paragraph 11 of the COI Guidelines, I declare that I have not declined to disclose information falling within paragraph 10 of those Guidelines. 
  7. I undertake to disclose any material change to any of the above information, pursuant to paragraph 9 of the COI Guidelines, within 30 days of any such change.
  8. I undertake to make further declarations of interest annually for so long as I remain a member of the TEAP body.
  9. I understand that this DOI will expire no later than one year after I have signed it.

Signed: Paulo Altoé
Date: April 23, 2021

Air conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute
United States of America
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

I, Helen Walter-Terrinoni, residing in United States of America, nominated to TEAP by United States of America as the FTOC co-chair and also participating in the TEAP Replenishment Task Force and as co-chair of the TEAP CFC-11 Task Force  declare as follows.
1) I have read the Conflict of Interest and Disclosure Guidelines for the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel, Its Technical Options Committees and Temporary Subsidiary Bodies (“the COI Guidelines”) as adopted by the Meeting of the Parties in Decision XXIV/8.
2) I am an employee of The Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) working on regulatory, safety and technical issues, and modeling
3) This declaration constitutes my written agreement, pursuant to paragraph 8 of the COI Guidelines, to comply with the Guidelines.  I understand that this written agreement is a condition of my service.
4) My interests, and those of my personal partner and dependents include the following (if answer is yes describe briefly)

  • Proprietary interests: I do not have proprietary interest in substance, technology or process to be considered by TEAP or any TOC or any temporary subsidiary body.
  • Financial interests: I do not have shares in an entity with an interest in the subject matter of the meeting or work.
  • Employment, consultancy, directorship or other positions: Except for my employment at The Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute, I’m not employed by, do not consult for, do not serve as a director of, or hold any other position for any entity which has an interest in the subject matter of the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel.
  • Government advice and other policy development: I provide technical information about alternatives and options for the transition of Montreal Protocol controlled substances that is used by the US government and other organizations in their implementation of the Montreal Protocol.  Neither I, nor my spouse, engage in the development of significant policy positions of a government for a Montreal Protocol meeting.
  • Paid research activities, fellowships or grants: No conflict
  • Other interests: No conflict

5) The source of funding for my participation in the work of TEAP is my employment at AHRI
6)   Pursuant to paragraph 11 of the COI Guidelines, I declare that I have not declined to disclose information falling within paragraph 10 of those Guidelines. 
7)   I undertake to disclose any material change to any of the above information, pursuant to paragraph 9 of the COI Guidelines, within 30 days of any such change.
8)   I undertake to make further declarations of interest annually for so long as I remain a member of the TEAP body.
9)   I understand that this DOI will expire no later than one year after I have signed it.
Signed: Helen Walter-Terrinoni
Date: 1/25/21

Member

Name
Affiliation
Country
Industrial Foams
India
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

I, Samir Arora nominated by India, residing in India  a Member of  FTOC declare as follows.

1) I have read the Conflict of Interest and Disclosure Guidelines for the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel, Its Technical Options Committees and Temporary Subsidiary Bodies (“the COI Guidelines”) as adopted by the Meeting of the Parties in Decision XXIV/8.

2) I am a Managing Director of Industrial Foams a Company based out of India  engaged in manufacturing Rigid Polyurethane Foam Systems/Panels/Sheets/Pipe sections, and it is also engaged in Spray Foam applications

3) This declaration constitutes my written agreement, pursuant to paragraph 8 of the COI Guidelines, to comply with the Guidelines.  I understand that this written agreement is a condition of my service.

4) My interests and those of my personal partner and dependants include the following

  • Proprietary interests: Neither I, nor my spouse, have a proprietary interest in a substance, technology or process (e.g., ownership of a patent) to be considered by the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel or any of its technical options committees or temporary subsidiary bodies
  • Financial interests: I own stock in I own stock in Industrial Foams P Ltd and Altif Telecommunications Ltd
  • Employment, consultancy, directorship or other positions,  Government advice and other policy development: Board member of Indian Polyurethane Association, Indian Green Building Council, Industry representative to Ozone Cell Ministry Of Environment and Forest Government Of India. I act as consultant to companies in India to convert plants to Zero ODS/low GWP alternatives.
  • Paid research activities, fellowships or grants: Neither I nor my spouse are the recipients of any paid research activities or any fellowships or grants for work related to a proposed use of an ozone-depleting substance or an alternative to a proposed use of an ozone depleting substance. 
  • Other interests: None

5) The source of funding for my participation in the work of FTOC is UNEP’s Ozone Secretariat.

6)   Pursuant to paragraph 11 of the COI Guidelines, I declare that I have not declined to disclose information falling within paragraph 10 of those Guidelines. 

7)   I undertake to disclose any material change to any of the above information, pursuant to paragraph 9 of the COI Guidelines, within 30 days of any such change.

8)   I undertake to make further declarations of interest annually for so long as I remain a member of FTOC body.

9)   I understand that this DOI will expire no later than one year after I have signed it.

S Arora

March 31 2017

Anthesis
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

I, Paul Ashford, residing in United Kingdom, a member of the Decision XXXI/3 Task Force on Unexpected Emissions of CFC-11 and a member of the UNEP Foams Technical Options Committee declare as follows.

  1. I have read the Conflict of Interest and Disclosure Guidelines for the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel, Its Technical Options Committees and Temporary Subsidiary Bodies (“the COI Guidelines”) as adopted by the Meeting of the Parties in Decision XXIV/8.
  2. I am Global Sustainable Chemistry Practice Lead for Anthesis Consulting Group. My responsibilities include leading/directing projects on both chemicals regulatory and discretionary issues relating to all aspects of sustainable chemistry, including those issues relating to ozone depletion and climate impact of industrial greenhouse gases.
  3. This declaration constitutes my written agreement, pursuant to paragraph 8 of the COI Guidelines, to comply with the Guidelines.  I understand that this written agreement is a condition of my service.
  4. My interests , and those of my personal partner and dependents, include the following
    • Proprietary interests: I do not have proprietary interest in a substance, technology or process to be considered by TEAP or any of its TOCs or temporary subsidiary bodies (e.g. task forces).
    • Financial interests: I do not have ownership, shares or bonds in an entity with an interest in the subject matter of the meeting or work.
    • Employment, consultancy, directorship or other positions: I act as a consultant in a global sustainability consultancy which covers issues related to climate and chemical policy and the interaction between the two.
    • Government advice and other policy development: My employer periodically engages with individual Governments for projects including those related to policy development but is not working on anything related to Decision XXXI/3 or specific activities of the UNEP Foams Technical Options Committee
    • Paid research activities, fellowships or grants: No such activities currently
    • Other interests:
  5. The source of funding for my participation in the work of the Decision XXXI/3 Task Force on Unexpected Emissions of CFC-11 and the UNEP Foams Technical Options Committee is my employer – Anthesis (UK) Limited
  6. Pursuant to paragraph 11 of the COI Guidelines, I declare that I have not declined to disclose information falling within paragraph 10 of those Guidelines
  7. I undertake to disclose any material change to any of the above information, pursuant to paragraph 9 of the COI Guidelines, within 30 days of any such change.
  8. I undertake to make further declarations of interest annually for so long as I remain a member of the Decision XXXI/3 Task Force on Unexpected Emissions of CFC-11 and am active as a member of the UNEP Foams Technical Options Committee.
  9. I understand that this DOI will expire no later than one year after I have signed it.

Name:  Paul Ashford
Date:    23rd April 2021

Independent Expert
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

I  Angela Austin, nominated by and residing in, the UK, is a Member of  FTOC declare as follows;

  1. I have read the Conflict of Interest and Disclosure Guidelines for the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel, Its Technical Options Committees and Temporary Subsidiary Bodies (“the COI Guidelines”) as adopted by the Meeting of the Parties in Decision XXIV/8.
  2. I am a self-employed consultant and Director at Labyrinth Research & Markets Ltd. My responsibilities include market research in the global polyurethane industry. 
  3. This declaration constitutes my written agreement, pursuant to paragraph 8 of the COI Guidelines, to comply with the Guidelines.  I understand that this written agreement is a condition of my service. 
  4. My interests
    1. Proprietary interests: I have no proprietary interest in a substance, technology or process (e.g., ownership of a patent) to be considered by the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel or any of its technical options committees or temporary subsidiary bodies.
    2. Financial interests: I do not have stocks in any company which is or has been a producer of ozone-depleting substances and products made with or containing ozone depleting substances and their substitutes and alternatives
    3. Employment, consultancy, directorship or other positions: I am a director of Labyrinth Research & Markets Ltd.  I am not aware of any overlap between the work of Labyrinth Research & Markets Ltd and  TEAP’s responsibilities and focus.
    4. Government advice and other policy development: I do not provide advice on significant issues to a government with respect to its implementation of the Montreal Protocol or engage in the development of significant policy positions of a government for a Montreal Protocol meeting. 
    5. Paid research activities, fellowships or grants: I am not a  recipient of any paid research activities or any fellowships or grants for work related to a proposed use of an ozone-depleting substance or an alternative to a proposed use of an ozone depleting substance. 
    6. Other interests: I am a consulting expert to the recently formed TEAP Task Force on Unexpected CFC-11 Emissions.
  5. The source of funding for my participation in the work of FTOC is partly from private funds and partly from the UK Government. 
  6. Pursuant to paragraph 11 of the COI Guidelines, I declare that I have not declined to disclose information falling within paragraph 10 of those Guidelines and I undertake to ensure that I am completely excluded from discussions and decisions on topics related to the information that I have declined to disclose.  
  7. I undertake to disclose any material change to any of the above information, pursuant to paragraph 9 of the COI Guidelines, within 30 days of any such change. 
  8. I undertake to make further declarations of interest annually for so long as I remain a member of TOC body.
  9. I understand that this DOI will expire no later than one year after I have signed it.

  
Signed: ANGELA AUSTIN

Date : 28 May, 2020
 

Covestro
Thailand
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

I, Kultida Charoensawad, residing in Thailand, nominated to FTOC by Professor Ashley Woodcock declare as follows.

1) I have read the Conflict of Interest and Disclosure Guidelines for the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel, Its Technical Options Committees and Temporary Subsidiary Bodies (“the COI Guidelines”) as adopted by the Meeting of the Parties in Decision XXIV/8.

2) I am employed at Covestro (Thailand) Co., Ltd. My responsibilities include advocacy and public & government affair.

3) This declaration constitutes my written agreement, pursuant to paragraph 8 of the COI Guidelines, to comply with the Guidelines.  I understand that this written agreement is a condition of my service.

4) My interests, and those of my personal partner and dependents include the following

  • Proprietary interests: I do not have proprietary interest in substance, technology or process to be considered by TEAP or any TOC or any temporary subsidiary body.
  • Financial interests: I do not have ownership in Covestro AG (except a minimal amount of Covestro AG’s shares which I purchased through the employee stock option scheme),  so that it is not an interest in the subject matter of the meeting or work.
  • Employment, consultancy, directorship or other positions: I do not consult for, do not serve as a director of or hold any other position for any entity which has an interest in the subject matter of the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel. I do not provide advice on significant issues to a government with respect to its implementation of the Montreal Protocol or engage in the development of significant policy positions of a government for a Montreal Protocol meeting.
  • Government advice and other policy development: I provide other advice on chemical safety management issues to local officials which do not directly related to its implementation of the Montreal Protocol or engage in the development of significant policy positions of a government for a Montreal Protocol meeting.
  • Paid research activities, fellowships or grants: I am not a  recipient of any paid research activities or any fellowships or grants for work related to a proposed use of an ozone-depleting substance or an alternative to a proposed use of an ozone depleting substance
  • Other interests: I have no interests related to the subject matter of the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel or the Montreal Protocol.

5) The source of funding for my participation in the work of TEAP is the Ozone Secretariat.

6)   Pursuant to paragraph 11 of the COI Guidelines, I declare that I have not declined to disclose information falling within paragraph 10 of those Guidelines. 

7)   I undertake to disclose any material change to any of the above information, pursuant to paragraph 9 of the COI Guidelines, within 30 days of any such change.

8)   I undertake to make further declarations of interest annually for so long as I remain a member of the TEAP body.

9)   I understand that this DOI will expire no later than one year after I have signed it.

Signed:KULTIDA CHAROENSAWAD
Date: 28 April 2021

Foam Supplies
Australia
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

I, Roy Choudhury, residing in USA, appointed as member of FTOC’s Foams Technical Options Committee declare as follows.

  1. I have read the Conflict of Interest and Disclosure Guidelines for the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel, Its Technical Options Committees and Temporary Subsidiary Bodies (“the COI Guidelines”) as adopted by the Meeting of the Parties in Decision XXIV/8.
  2. I am the Global Business Director of Foam Supplies Inc. Foam Supplies, Inc. (FSI) a large independent polyurethane systems supplier in the United States having manufacturing facilities in the U.S. FSI also has a global presence with manufacturing activities in China, India and Europe and technology partners and distributors in 17 countries worldwide.
  3. This declaration constitutes my written agreement, pursuant to paragraph 8 of the COI Guidelines, to comply with the Guidelines.  I understand that this written agreement is a condition of my service.
    • My interests, and those of my personal partner and dependents, include the following
    • Proprietary interests: I do not have proprietary interest in a substance, technology or process to be considered by TEAP or any of its TOCs or temporary subsidiary bodies (e.g. task forces).
    • Financial interests: I do not have ownership, shares or bonds in an entity with an interest in the subject matter of the meeting or work.
    • I do not have Employment, consultancy, directorship or other positions:
    • I do not have interest in Government advice and other policy development:)
    • I do not have Paid research activities, fellowships or grants:
    • Other interests:
  4. The source of funding for my participation in the work of the FTOC, my travel costs …are paid by Foam Supplies Inc.
  5. Pursuant to paragraph 11 of the COI Guidelines, I declare that I have not declined to disclose information falling within paragraph 10 of those Guidelines
  6. I undertake to disclose any material change to any of the above information, pursuant to paragraph 9 of the COI Guidelines, within 30 days of any such change.
  7. I undertake to make further declarations of interest annually for so long as I remain a member of the FTOC Temporary Subsidiary Body.
  8. I understand that this DOI will expire no later than one year after I have signed it.

Name: Roy Choudhury
Date: May 19th, 2021

Arkema
United States of America
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

I, Joseph Costa, residing in United States, nominated to TEAP, declare as follows:
1) I have read the Conflict of Interest and Disclosure Guidelines for the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel, Its Technical Options Committees and Temporary Subsidiary Bodies (“the COI Guidelines”) as adopted by the Meeting of the Parties in Decision XXIV/8.
2) I am a Senior Technical Service Engineer at Arkema, Inc.  My responsibilities include research & development of HFO blowing agents for thermoplastic and thermoset foams.  My duties also include technical service of existing HFC blowing agents and implementation of new HFO blowing agents.
3) This declaration constitutes my written agreement, pursuant to paragraph 8 of the COI Guidelines, to comply with the Guidelines.  I understand that this written agreement is a condition of my service.
4) My interests, and those of my personal partner and dependents include the following (if answer is yes describe briefly)

  • Proprietary interests: I do not have proprietary interest in substance, technology or process to be considered by TEAP or any TOC or any temporary subsidiary body.
  • Financial interests: I do not have ownership, shares or bonds in an entity with an interest in the subject matter of the meeting or work.
  • Employment, consultancy, directorship or other positions: employment as stated above, no consultancies.
  • Government advice and other policy development: none
  • Paid research activities, fellowships or grants: none
  • Other interests: none

5) The source of funding for my travel and hotel costs for participation in the work of FTOC is Arkema, Inc. I receive no payment for my time commitment other than my usual salary as an employee of Arkema, Inc.
6)   Pursuant to paragraph 11 of the COI Guidelines, I declare that I have not declined to disclose information falling within paragraph 10 of those Guidelines. 
7)   I undertake to disclose any material change to any of the above information, pursuant to paragraph 9 of the COI Guidelines, within 30 days of any such change.
8)   I undertake to make further declarations of interest annually for so long as I remain a member of the TEAP body.
9)   I understand that this DOI will expire no later than one year after I have signed it.

Signed: (Joseph S. Costa, Jr.)
Date: April 27, 2021

Kingspan
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

I, Gwyn Davies, residing in Bewdley,  Kidderminster,  West Midlands, United Kingdom, appointed as member of FTOC’s Foams Technical Options Committee declare as follows.

  1. I have read the Conflict of Interest and Disclosure Guidelines for the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel, Its Technical Options Committees and Temporary Subsidiary Bodies (“the COI Guidelines”) as adopted by the Meeting of the Parties in Decision XXIV/8.
  2. I am Technical Processing Director for Kingspan Insulation Ltd which is a Division  of Kingspan Group Plc. My responsibilities include introduction of Hydrocarbons and Next Generation Blowing Agents into Polyurethane, Polyisocyanurate and Phenolic Foamed Thermal Insulation.
  3. This declaration constitutes my written agreement, pursuant to paragraph 8 of the COI Guidelines, to comply with the Guidelines.  I understand that this written agreement is a condition of my service.
  4. My interests, and those of my personal partner and dependents, include the following (if answer is yes, describe briefly)
    • Proprietary interests: I do not have proprietary interest in a substance, technology or process to be considered by TEAP or any of its TOCs or temporary subsidiary bodies (e.g. task forces).
    • Financial interests: I have shares in an entity with an interest in the subject matter of the meeting or work.
    • Employment, consultancy, directorship or other positions: Except for my employment with Kingspan Insulation Ltd, I’m not employed by, do not consult for, do not serve as a director of, or hold any other position for any entity which has an interest in the subject matter of the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel.
    • Government advice and other policy development: None
    • Paid research activities, fellowships or grants: None
    • Other interests:
  5. The source of funding for my participation in the work of the FTOC, my travel costs  …are paid by Kingspan Insulation Ltd
  6. Pursuant to paragraph 11 of the COI Guidelines, I declare that I have not declined to disclose information falling within paragraph 10 of those Guidelines (if have declined, add the following to this statement “and I undertake to ensure that I am completely excluded from discussion and decisions on topics related to the information that I have declined to disclose”). 
  7. I undertake to disclose any material change to any of the above information, pursuant to paragraph 9 of the COI Guidelines, within 30 days of any such change.
  8. I undertake to make further declarations of interest annually for so long as I remain a member of the FTOC Temporary Subsidiary Body.
  9. I understand that this DOI will expire no later than one year after I have signed it.

Name: Gwyn Davies                                                                                    
Date: 18/05/2021

Institute for Governance & Sustainable Development (IGSD)
United States of America
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

2021 DOI Gabrielle Dreyfus

Kingspan
Turkey
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

I, Ilhan Karaagac, residing in Turkey, nominated to TEAP by Turkey declare as follows.
1) I have read the Conflict of Interest and Disclosure Guidelines for the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel, Its Technical Options Committees and Temporary Subsidiary Bodies (“the COI Guidelines”) as adopted by the Meeting of the Parties in Decision XXIV/8.
2) I am the Technical Processing Manager for XPS and other foams in Kingspan Yapi Elemanlari A.S., Turkey. My responsibilities are the management and implementation of processing, training, research and development activities for XPS Processes across Kingspan globally.
3) This declaration constitutes my written agreement, pursuant to paragraph 8 of the COI Guidelines, to comply with the Guidelines.  I understand that this written agreement is a condition of my service.
4) My interests, and those of my personal partner and dependents include the following (if answer is yes describe briefly)

  • Proprietary interests: I (have/ do not have) proprietary interest in substance, technology or process to be considered by TEAP or any TOC or any temporary subsidiary body.
  • Financial interests: I have shares in an entity with an interest in the subject matter of the meeting or work.
  • Employment, consultancy, directorship or other positions: I am employer of Kingspan Yapi Elemanlari A.S., where CFC and HCFC free rigid insulation foams are manufactured.
  • Government advice and other policy development: I do not provide advice on significant issues to a government with respect to its implementation of the Montreal Protocol or engage in the development of significant policy positions of a government for a Montreal Protocol meeting.
  • Paid research activities, fellowships or grants: I am not a recipient of any paid research activities or any fellowships or grants for work related to a proposed use of an ozone-depleting substance or an alternative to a proposed use of an ozone depleting substance.
  • Other interests: I have no interests related to the subject matter of the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel or the Montreal Protocol.

5) The source of funding for my participation in the work of FTOC and TEAP is partly from private and with support for air tickets and per diem from UNEP.
6)   Pursuant to paragraph 11 of the COI Guidelines, I declare that I have not declined to disclose information falling within paragraph 10 of those Guidelines and I undertake to ensure that I am completely excluded from discussions and decisions on topics related to the information that I have declined to disclose
7)   I undertake to disclose any material change to any of the above information, pursuant to paragraph 9 of the COI Guidelines, within 30 days of any such change.
8)   I undertake to make further declarations of interest annually for so long as I remain a member of the TEAP body.
9)   I understand that this DOI will expire no later than one year after I have signed it.


Ilhan KARAAGAC
Date: 5th May 2021

Huntsman
Belgium
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

I, Shpresa Kotaji, residing in Belgium, a Member of FTOC, declare as follows.

  1. I have read the Conflict of Interest and Disclosure Guidelines for the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel, Its Technical Options Committees and Temporary Subsidiary Bodies (“the COI Guidelines”) as adopted by the Meeting of the Parties in Decision XXIV/8.
  2. I am Sustainability Manager at Huntsman. My responsibilities include advising on environmental improvement strategies and advising product development teams on environmental, health and safety issues regarding the various types of blowing agents that are used in polyurethane foams manufacturing.
  3. This declaration constitutes my written agreement, pursuant to paragraph 8 of the COI Guidelines, to comply with the Guidelines. I understand that this written agreement is a condition of my service.
  4. My interests and those of my personal partner and dependents include the following:
    • Proprietary interests: Neither I, nor my spouse, have a proprietary interest in a substance, technology or process (e.g., ownership of a patent) to be considered by the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel or any of its technical options committees or temporary subsidiary bodies.
    • Financial interests: Neither I nor my spouse own or exercise control over shares or bonds in an entity with an interest in the subject matter of the meeting or work except for shareholdings through general mutual funds where we have no control over the selection of shares.
    • Employment, consultancy, directorship or other positions: Neither I nor my spouse are employed by, do not consult for, do not serve as a director of or hold any other position for any entity which has an interest in the subject matter of the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel.
    • Government advice and other policy development: Neither I nor my spouse provide advice on significant issues to a government with respect to its implementation of the Montreal Protocol or engage in the development of significant policy positions of a government for a Montreal Protocol meeting. 
    • Paid research activities, fellowships or grants: Neither I nor my spouse are the recipients of any paid research activities or any fellowships or grants for work related to a proposed use of an ozone-depleting substance or an alternative to a proposed use of an ozone depleting substance.
    • Other interests: Neither I, nor my spouse, have other interests related to the subject matter of the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel or the Montreal Protocol.
  5. The source of funding for my participation in the work of FTOC: my travel cost are paid by my company. I receive no other funding.
  6. Pursuant to paragraph 11 of the COI Guidelines, I declare that I have not declined to disclose information falling within paragraph 10 of those Guidelines.

Signed: Shpresa Kotaji

Date: 18/4/18

Dow
United States of America
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

I, Simon Lee, residing in The Netherlands, nominated to TEAP by Paulo Altoe declare as follows.
1) I have read the Conflict of Interest and Disclosure Guidelines for the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel, Its Technical Options Committees and Temporary Subsidiary Bodies (“the COI Guidelines”) as adopted by the Meeting of the Parties in Decision XXIV/8.
2) I am a former Research Fellow of the Dow chemical company and continue to be bound by secrecy concerning my previous responsibilities which included Research and Development activities in XPS, polyicocyanurate foams, two component high and low pressure polyurethane foams and one component foams.
3) This declaration constitutes my written agreement, pursuant to paragraph 8 of the COI Guidelines, to comply with the Guidelines.  I understand that this written agreement is a condition of my service.
4) My interests, and those of my personal partner and dependents include the following (if answer is yes describe briefly)

  • Proprietary interests: I do not have proprietary interest in substance, technology or process to be considered by TEAP or any TOC or any temporary subsidiary body.
  • Financial interests: I (have/ do not have) ownership, shares or bonds in an entity with an interest in the subject matter of the meeting or work.
  • Employment, consultancy, directorship or other positions: None
  • Government advice and other policy development: None
  • Paid research activities, fellowships or grants: None
  • Other interests: None

5) The source of funding for my participation in the work of TEAP is self-funded.
6)   Pursuant to paragraph 11 of the COI Guidelines, I declare that I have not declined to disclose information falling within paragraph 10 of those Guidelines. 
7)   I undertake to disclose any material change to any of the above information, pursuant to paragraph 9 of the COI Guidelines, within 30 days of any such change.
8)   I undertake to make further declarations of interest annually for so long as I remain a member of the TEAP body.
9)   I understand that this DOI will expire no later than one year after I have signed it.

Signed: Simon Lee
Date: 05/06/2021

Technocom
Egypt
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

DOI 2021 Yehia Lotfy

Independent Expert
Colombia
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

Miguel W. Quintero, nominated by Colombia
I, Miguel W. Quintero, residing in Colombia, member of the Foams Technical Options Committee and member of the Decision XXXI/3 Task Force on Unexpected Emissions of CFC-11 declare as follows.

  1. I have read the Conflict of Interest and Disclosure Guidelines for the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel, Its Technical Options Committees and Temporary Subsidiary Bodies (“the COI Guidelines”) as adopted by the Meeting of the Parties in Decision XXIV/8.
  2. I am a part time consultant for the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), one of the implementing agencies of the Montreal Protocol. My main activity is to support the HPMP preparation and implementation process in Latin America. I am also a member of the World Bank’s OORG advisory group in the area of foams.
  3. This declaration constitutes my written agreement, pursuant to paragraph 8 of the COI Guidelines, to comply with the Guidelines.  I understand that this written agreement is a condition of my service.
  4. My interests, and those of my spouse, include the following
      • Proprietary interests: Neither I, nor my spouse, have a proprietary interest in a substance, technology or process (e.g., ownership of a patent) to be considered by the FTOC or any of the TEAP temporary subsidiary bodies.
      • Financial interests: I own stocks of The Dow Chemical Co., which is now or has previously been a producer of ozone-depleting substances and products made with or containing ozone depleting substances and their substitutes and alternatives. Except that, neither I nor my spouse own or exercise control over shares or bonds in an entity with an interest in the subject matter of the meeting or work except for shareholdings through general mutual funds where we have no control over the selection of shares
      • Employment, consultancy, directorship or other positions: Except for my work advising UNDP and the World Bank on the HCFC phase out process, neither I nor my spouse are employed by, do not consult for, do not serve as a director of or hold any other position for any entity which has an interest in the subject matter of the FTOC.
      • Government advice and other policy development: Neither I nor my spouse engage in the development of significant policy positions of a government for a Montreal Protocol meeting.
      • Paid research activities, fellowships or grants: Neither I nor my spouse are the recipients of any paid research activities or any fellowships or grants for work related to a proposed use of an ozone-depleting substance or an alternative to a proposed use of an ozone depleting substance.
      • Other interests: Neither I, nor my spouse, have other interests related to the subject matter of the FTOC.
  5. The source of funding for my participation in the work of the Decision XXXI/3 Task Force on Unexpected Emissions of CFC-11 comes from UNEP’s Ozone Secretariat. I receive no payment for my time commitment.
  6. Pursuant to paragraph 11 of the COI Guidelines, I declare that I have not declined to disclose information falling within paragraph 10 of those Guidelines. 
  7. I undertake to disclose any material change to any of the above information, pursuant to paragraph 9 of the COI Guidelines, within 30 days of any such change.
  8. I undertake to make further declarations of interest annually for so long as I remain a member of the Decision XXXI/3 Task Force on Unexpected Emissions of CFC-11.
  9. I understand that this DOI will expire no later than one year after I have signed it.

Name: Miguel W. Quintero
Date: April 15th, 2021

Haltermann
Germany
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

DOI 2021 Sascha Rulhoff

Huntsman
China
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

Nominating party:       Singapore

I,   Enshan Sheng  , residing in  China  , a (member/co-chair) of the FTOC & Decision XXXI/3 Task Force on Unexpected Emissions of CFC-11 declare as follows.

  1. I have read the Conflict of Interest and Disclosure Guidelines for the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel, Its Technical Options Committees and Temporary Subsidiary Bodies (“the COI Guidelines”) as adopted by the Meeting of the Parties in Decision XXIV/8.
  2. I am Managing Director - Huntsman Campus in Shanghai. My responsibilities include overall management of Huntsman’s Campus in Shanghai housing all the Huntsman businesses – including the Company’s Asia Pacific Technology Center.
  3. This declaration constitutes my written agreement, pursuant to paragraph 8 of the COI Guidelines, to comply with the Guidelines.  I understand that this written agreement is a condition of my service.
  4. My interests, and those of my personal partner and dependents, include the following (if answer is yes, describe briefly)
    • Proprietary interests: I (have/ do not have) proprietary interest in a substance, technology or process to be considered by TEAP or any of its TOCs or temporary subsidiary bodies (e.g. task forces). (add description of interest)
    • Financial interests: I (have/ do not have) ownership, shares or bonds in an entity with an interest in the subject matter of the meeting or work. (add description of interest; relevant financial relationships between members should be disclosed)
    • Employment, consultancy, directorship or other positions: my Managing Director role in Huntsman relates to the Campus management and occasionally relates to the use of HCFC / HFC alternatives as blowing agents in polyurethane systems developed by our technologists in the Asia Pacific Technology Center.
    • Government advice and other policy development: No
    • Paid research activities, fellowships or grants: No
    • Other interests: No
  5. The source of funding for my participation in the work of FTOC & the Decision XXXI/3 Task Force on Unexpected Emissions of CFC-11 is UNEP
  6. Pursuant to paragraph 11 of the COI Guidelines, I declare that I (have/have not) declined to disclose information falling within paragraph 10 of those Guidelines (if have declined, add the following at the end of this statement “and I undertake to ensure that I am completely excluded from discussion and decisions on topics related to the information that I have declined to disclose”). 
  7. I undertake to disclose any material change to any of the above information, pursuant to paragraph 9 of the COI Guidelines, within 30 days of any such change.
  8. I undertake to make further declarations of interest annually for so long as I remain a member of FTOC & the Decision XXXI/3 Task Force on Unexpected Emissions of CFC-11.
  9. I understand that this DOI will expire no later than one year after I have signed it.

Name: Enshan Sheng
Date:  April 16 2021

Japan Urethane Industry Institute
Japan
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

I, Koichi Wada, residing in Japan, nominated to UNEP TEAP Foams Technical Option Committee (FTOC) by Japan, declare as follows.
1) I have read the Conflict of Interest and Disclosure Guidelines for the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel, Its Technical Options Committees and Temporary Subsidiary Bodies (“the COI Guidelines”) as adopted by the Meeting of the Parties in Decision XXIV/8.
2) I am a part time Senior Technical Advisor at Japan Urethane Industry Institute (JUII), the industrial association for polyurethane raw materials manufacturers, system houses and foam producers in Japan to cover environment, safety and health issues of polyurethane raw materials and products.  My responsibilities include environment, safety and health issues of polyurethane raw materials including blowing agents and polyurethane products.  
3) This declaration constitutes my written agreement, pursuant to paragraph 8 of the COI Guidelines, to comply with the Guidelines.  I understand that this written agreement is a condition of my service.
4) My interests, and those of my personal partner and dependents include the following;

  • Proprietary interests: I do not have proprietary interest in substance, technology or process to be considered by TEAP or any TOC or any temporary subsidiary body.
  • Financial interests: I do not have ownership, shares or bonds in an entity with an interest in the subject matter of the meeting or work.
  • Employment, consultancy, directorship or other positions: Except for my work advising Japan Urethane Industry Institute (JUII), I do not consult for, do not serve as a director of or hold any other position for any entity which has an interest in the subject matter of the TEAP.
  • Government advice and other policy development: I do not provide advice on significant issues to a government with respect to its implementation of the Montreal Protocol or engage in the development of significant policy positions of a government for a Montreal Protocol meeting.
  • Paid research activities, fellowships or grants: I am not a  recipient of any paid research activities or any fellowships or grants for work related to a proposed use of an ozone-depleting substance or an alternative to a proposed use of an ozone depleting substance
  • Other interests: I have no interests related to the subject matter of the TEAP or the Montreal Protocol.

5) The source of funding for my participation in the work of TEAP is Japan Urethane Industry Institute (JUII).
6)   Pursuant to paragraph 11 of the COI Guidelines, I declare that I have not declined to disclose information falling within paragraph 10 of those Guidelines. 
7)   I undertake to disclose any material change to any of the above information, pursuant to paragraph 9 of the COI Guidelines, within 30 days of any such change.
8)   I undertake to make further declarations of interest annually for so long as I remain a member of the TEAP body.
9)   I understand that this DOI will expire no later than one year after I have signed it.

Signed: Koichi Wada
Date: 21st April 2021

Honeywell
United States of America
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

2021 DOI - David_Williams

Samsung
United States of America
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

I, Guolian Wu nominated by the United States of America, residing in the United States of America, a Member of  FTOC declare as follows.

1) I have read the Conflict of Interest and Disclosure Guidelines for the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel, Its Technical Options Committees and Temporary Subsidiary Bodies (“the COI Guidelines”) as adopted by the Meeting of the Parties in Decision XXIV/8.

2) I am a Senior R&D Manager at Samsung Electronics of America, a leading consumer electronics company. My responsibilities include management of R&D and engineering activities relating to household appliances.

3) This declaration constitutes my written agreement, pursuant to paragraph 8 of the COI Guidelines, to comply with the Guidelines.  I understand that this written agreement is a condition of my service.

4) My interests and those of my personal partner and dependants include the following

•         Proprietary interests: None

•         Financial interests: None

•         Employment, consultancy, directorship or other positions: Employment at Samsung Electronics of America

•         Government advice and other policy development: None

•         Paid research activities, fellowships or grants: None

•         Other interests: None

5) The source of funding for my participation in the work of FTOC is Samsung Electronics of America.

6)   Pursuant to paragraph 11 of the COI Guidelines, I declare that I have not declined to disclose information falling within paragraph 10 of those Guidelines. 

7)   I undertake to disclose any material change to any of the above information, pursuant to paragraph 9 of the COI Guidelines, within 30 days of any such change.

8)   I undertake to make further declarations of interest annually for so long as I remain a member of FTOC body.

9)   I understand that this DOI will expire no later than one year after I have signed it.

Guolian Wu

February 3, 2017

Consulting Experts

Name
Affiliation
Country
Independent Expert
United States of America
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

I, Sally Rand, residing in the United States, nominated to FTOC by the United States declare as follows:
1) I have read the Conflict of Interest and Disclosure Guidelines for the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel, Its Technical Options Committees and Temporary Subsidiary Bodies (“the COI Guidelines”) as adopted by the Meeting of the Parties in Decision XXIV/8.
2) I am a technical expert in the use and management of fluorinated greenhouse gases. I have experience with multinational and US regulatory and voluntary programs to reduce the use and emissions of fluorinated greenhouse gases from a wide variety of industrial processes.  I have previously served as a member of the TEAP and as Co-chair of the FTOC.
3) This declaration constitutes my written agreement, pursuant to paragraph 8 of the COI Guidelines, to comply with the Guidelines.  I understand that this written agreement is a condition of my service.
4) My interests, and those of my personal partner and dependents include the following:

  • Proprietary interests: I do not have proprietary interest in substance, technology or process to be considered by TEAP or any TOC or any temporary subsidiary body.
  • Financial interests: I do not have ownership, shares or bonds in an entity with an interest in the subject matter of the meeting or work.
  • Employment, consultancy, directorship or other positions: no conflict
  • Government advice and other policy development: none
  • Paid research activities, fellowships or grants: none
  • Other interests: no conflict

5) The source of funding for my participation – time, travel and accommodation - in the work of FTOC is self-funded.
6)   Pursuant to paragraph 11 of the COI Guidelines, I declare that I have not declined to disclose information falling within paragraph 10 of those Guidelines. 
7)   I undertake to disclose any material change to any of the above information, pursuant to paragraph 9 of the COI Guidelines, within 30 days of any such change.
8)   I undertake to make further declarations of interest annually for so long as I remain a member of the FTOC body.
9)   I understand that this DOI will expire no later than one year after I have signed it.

Signed:  
Date:  April 27, 2021