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TOC Co-Chair

Name
Affiliation
Country
Independent Expert
Brazil
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

I, Paulo Altoé, nominated by and residing in, Brazil, is a FTOC and TEAP Member and declare as follows;

  • 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.
  • I am a part time, self-employed consultant at Ind-Ex Ltd - Polyurethane Technology Consulting. My responsibilities include formulation development , technical service, equipment and processing advice in the global polyurethane industry.
  • 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
    • 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.
    • 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
    • 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.
    • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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. 
  • 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.
  • I undertake to make further declarations of interest annually for so long as I remain a member of TOC body.
  • I understand that this DOI will expire no later than one year after I have signed it.

  

Signed PAULO ALTOÉ

Date : 31 March 2019

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

I, Helen Walter-Terrinoni, residing in United States of America, nominated to TEAP by United States of America 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 MP 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: 4/4/19

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 Keith Ashford, residing in the United Kingdom, serving as a member of the Foams Technical Options Committee (FTOC) and appointed as member of TEAP’s Task Force on Unexplained 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 Managing Director at Caleb Management Services Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Anthesis Consulting Group. My responsibilities include the development of the Group’s Sustainable Chemistry consulting business worldwide and involves providing consultancy services to public and private enterprises on matters of responsible chemical management along supply-chains and related issues of compliance. Only a very minor part of this portfolio relates to the management of ODS or 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: Neither I, nor my spouse, have any 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 own stock in Anthesis Consulting Group, but this amounts to considerably less than 5% of the total capital. Anthesis Consulting Group may, from time-to-time, be approached to bid for, or otherwise participate in projects with some links to the subject matter of the TEAP and the Foams TOC, but this would in aggregate represent less than 1% of the Group turnover.
      • Employment, consultancy, directorship or other positions: Except for my work as a full-time consultant with Anthesis Consulting Group, neither I nor my spouse are employed by, consult for, or serve as a director of or hold any other position for any entity which has an interest in the subject matter of the TEAP or the Foams TOC.
      • 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 TEAP or the Foams TOC.
    5. I now receive no funding for my participation in the work of the Foams TOC or the TEAP Task Force on Unexplained Emissions of CFC-11
    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 or any TEAP Temporary Subsidiary Body.
    9. I understand that this DOI will expire no later than one year after I have signed it.

Name: Paul Ashford            

Date: 5th April 2019

Independent Expert
United Kingdom
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 part time, self-employed consultant 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

  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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 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.

 

[Name] ANGELA AUSTIN

Date : 12 March 2019

Covestro
Thailand
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

I Kultida Charoensawad, nominated by and residing in, Thailand, 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.
  1. I am employed at Covestro (Thailand) Co., Ltd.. My responsibilities include advocacy and public& government affair.
  1. 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.
  1. My interests
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
  1. The source of funding for my participation in the work of FTOC is from the Ozone Secretariat.
  1. 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.
  1. 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.
  1. I undertake to make further declarations of interest annually for so long as I remain a member of TOC body.
  1. I understand that this DOI will expire no later than one year after I have signed it.

[Name] KULTIDA CHAROENSAWAD

Date : 5 April 2019

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.
  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.
  • 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:
  1. The source of funding for my participation in the work of the FTOC, my travel costs …are paid by Foam Supplies Inc.
  2. 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
  3. 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.
  4. I undertake to make further declarations of interest annually for so long as I remain a member of the FTOC Temporary Subsidiary Body.
  5. I understand that this DOI will expire no later than one year after I have signed it.

Name:Roy Choudhury

Date:June 12th, 2018

Arkema
United States
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

I, Joseph Costa, nominated by the United States, and resident in the United States, as a member of the Foams Technical Options Committee (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 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:

  • Proprietary interests: None
  • Financial interests: None
  • 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: No Conflict
  • Other interests: No conflict

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.

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.

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

 

Joseph Costa

April 2, 2019

 

Kingspan
United Kingdom
Disclosure of Interest Declaration
Spray Polyurethane Association
United States
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

I, Richard S. Duncan, nominated by the United States of America, residing in the United States of America, member of the Foam 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 a full-time Technical Director for the Spray Polyurethane Foam Alliance (SPFA) and a part-time Consultant working part time for the American Chemistry Council’s Center for the Polyurethanes – Spray Foam Coalition (SFC). My main role is to provide technical advice to the SPFA and SFC regarding a wide range of technical issues for Spray Polyurethane Foam insulation and roofing materials and applications. As a mechanical engineer and building scientist, I provide technical advice on SPF materials testing and performance, as well as SPF applications for air-sealing, insulation and low-slope roofing.
  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 include the following -
    • Proprietary interests: I do not 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 do not 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 employment by SPFA consultancy work for SFC on technical and application issues related to spray polyurethane foam, I am 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 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 ozonedepleting substance or an alternative to a proposed use of an ozone depleting substance.
    • Other interests: I do not have other interests related to the subject matter of the Foam Technical Option Committee, Technology and Economic Assessment Panel or the Montreal Protocol.
  5. The source of funding for my participation in the work of the Foam Technical Options Committee comes from the SPFA. If possible, I try to link travel related to HTOC with other work-related travel activities.
  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 Foam Technical Options Committee. 9) I understand that this DOI will expire no later than one year after I have signed it.

Signed: Richard S. Duncan

Date: 9/7/18

Kingspan
Turkey
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

I Ilhan Karaagac, nominated by and residing in Turkey, 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 the Technical Manager for XPS Technologies 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 Insulation Division 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

  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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 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.

 

ILHAN KARAAGAC

Date : 29 March 2019

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
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

I, Simon Lee, residing in the United States of America, appointed as member of TEAP’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 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 have proprietary interest in substance, technology or process to be considered by TEAP or any of its TOCs or temporary subsidiary bodies as related to the Dow Chemical Company.
    • 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:
    • 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 the FTOC is in part from the Dow Chemical Company.
  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.

 

Name: Simon Lee

Date: 03/04/2019

 

Technocom
Egypt
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

Disclosure of Interest Declaration

I, Yehia Lotfy Refaei member of the Foams Technical Options Committee, declare as follows:

  1. I have read the Conflict of Interest and Disclosure Guidelines for the Foam Technical Option Committee.
  2. I am the owner of  company " Technocom for commercial agencies " and share holder of " TECHNOCOM for Chemical Industries ".
  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 Technology and Economic Assessment Panel or any of its technical options committees or temporary subsidiary bodies.
    • Financial interests:I have no stocks 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, neither I nor my spouse own or exercise control over shares or bonds in an entity with an interest in this subject
    • 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  foam technical option committee .
    • 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 Foam technical option committee
  5. The source of funding for my participation in the work of the Foams Technical Options Committee comes from 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 the Foams Technical Options Committee.
  9. I understand that this DOI will expire no later than one year after I have signed it.

 

Signed: Yehia Lotfy Refaei
Date:March 14th ,2018

Solvay
United States
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

I, Lisa Norton, nominated by Germany, and resident in Germany, a member of the Foams Technical Options Committee (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 the Business Manager – Insulation Materials for Global Business Unit Special Chem at Solvay.  My responsibilities include the management of the global insulation business  (thermal & electrical insulation) as well as other fluor specialties activities.  
  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: None
    • Financial interests: Neither my spouse nor I in any company 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.
    • Employment, consultancy, directorship or other positions: Neither my spouse nor I own stock in any company that 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.
    • 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: No conflict
  5. The source of funding for my travel and hotel costs for participation in the work of TEAP and FTOC is Solvay. 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 TEAP FTOC or MCTOC.
  9. I understand that this DOI will expire no later than one year after I have signed it.

Lisa Norton

Jan 30 2017

Independent Expert
Colombia
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

I, Miguel W. Quintero, residing in Colombia, member of the 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 (TEAP), 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 Foams Technical Options Committee 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 member of the Foams Technical Options Committee.

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

Signed: Miguel W. Quintero
Date: March 18th, 2019

Independent Expert
United States
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 19, 2018

Haltermann
Germany
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

I, Sascha Rulhoff, nominated by and residing in Germany, am 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 Vice President Technical Service and Development at Haltermann Carless Deutschland GmbH. My responsibilities include technical introduction of hydrocarbons to industrial applications, particularly pentanes as blowing agent in 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
    • 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.
    • 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
    • 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.
    • 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 ozonedepleting 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 is sourced by Haltermann Carless Deutschland GmbH.
  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.

Name: SASCHA RULHOFF

Date:  April 3rd 2019

Huntsman
China
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

I, Enshan Sheng, residing in China , 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 the Managing Director - Huntsman Campus in Shanghai, responsible for the overall management of Huntsman’s Campus in Shanghai housing all the Huntsman businesses. The Campus includes 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 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. (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 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 the TEAP Task Force on Unexpected CFC-11 Emissions 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 (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 TEAP Temporary Subsidiary Body.
  9. I understand that this DOI will expire no later than one year after I have signed it.

 

Name: Enshan Sheng

Date:  March 18th 2019

Japan Urethane Industry Institute
Japan
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

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Honeywell
United States
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

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Samsung
United States
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