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Fire Suppression TOC Members

Fire Suppression TOC Members

TOC Co-Chair

Name
Affiliation
Country
Collins Aerospace
United Kingdom
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

I, Adam Chattaway, residing in United Kingdom, a Technical Options Committee co-chair of the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel (TEAP), andCo-chair of the Halons Technical Options Committee till 31st December 2022 declare as follows:

  1. I have read the Conict 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 Chief Engineer at Kidde Graviner Ltd, Sunbury-on-Thames, TW16 6RT, UK, part of Collins Aerospace, a company that makes, amongst other things, re protection equipment for aircraft and vehicles. My responsibilities include Halon Replacement projects, and I also provide advice and guidance to all companies in the group, (Kidde Aerospace, Kidde Graviner, L’Hotellier, Kidde Deugra and other businesses in Collins Aerospace) on matters relating to halon science and re suppression.
  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. (if answer is yes describe briey)
    • 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. (if answer is yes describe briey)
    • Employment, consultancy, directorship or other positions: (if answer is yes describe briey)
    • Government advice and other policy development: (if answer is yes describe briey)
    • Paid research activities, fellowships or grants: (if answer is yes describe briey)
    • Other interests: (if answer is yes describe briey)
  5. The source of funding for my participation in the work of TEAP is my employer.
  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 ofthe above information, pursuant to paragraph 9 oftheCOI Guidelines, within 30 days of any such change.
  8. I undertake to make further declarations ofinterest annually for so long as I remain a member of the TEAP body. /li>
  9. I understand that this DOI will expire on 31 December 2022 after I have signed it.

Signed: Adam Chattaway
Date: 2022-01-25

Russian Res. Institute for Fire Protection
Russian Federation
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

I, Sergey N. Kopylov, residing in Russian Federation, a Technical Options Committee co-chair of the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel (TEAP), andCo-chair of the Halons Technical Options Committee till 31st December 2022 declare as follows:

  1. I have read the Conict 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 Head Research Scientist of the All-Russian Scientic Research Institute for Fire Protection (VNIIPO), that conducts R&D projects, certication and provides consulting services in area of re and explosion protection. My main active for VNIIPO is focused on issues related to xed suppression systems of any type, ame detectors and portable extinguishers. VNIIPO has an interest in the topics of the Montreal Protocol because it is a body responsible for technical control of Montreal Protocol related issues in Russia.
  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 proprietary interest in substance, technology or process to be considered by TEAP or any TOC or any temporary subsidiary body.
    • 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: Except for my work for VNIIPO, 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 signicant issues to a government with respect to its implementation of the Montreal Protocol or engage in the development of signicant policy positions of a government for a Montreal Protocol meeting.
    • Paid research activities, fellowships or grants: Except for my work for VNIIPO, 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 EconomicAssessment Panel or the Montreal Protocol.
  5. The source offunding for my participation in the work of TEAP typically comes from UNEP’s Ozone Secretariat.
  6. Pursuant to paragraph 11 oftheCOI Guidelines, I declare that I have not declined to disclose information falling within paragraph 10 ofthose Guidelines.
  7. I undertake to disclose any material change to any ofthe above information, pursuant to paragraph 9 oftheCOI Guidelines, within 30 days of any such change.
  8. I undertake to make further declarations ofinterest annually for so long as I remain a member of the TEAP body.
  9. I understand that this DOI will expire on 31 December 2022 after I have signed it.

Signed:Sergey N. Kopylov
Date: 2022-01-25

Jensen Hughes Inc
United States of America
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

I, Daniel P Verdonik, residing in United States of America, a Technical Options Committee co chair of the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel (TEAP), andCo-chair of the Halons Technical Options Committee till 31st December 2022 declare as follows:

  1. I have read the Conict 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, salaried employee at Jensen Hughes, Inc., a specialty consulting company, working in Baltimore, Maryland and Arlington, Virginia, providing consulting services in re protection and environmental management. Jensen Hughes, Inc., has an interest in the topics of the Montreal Protocol because it provides a wide range of re protection research, design and consulting services to government and corporate clients, including work related to halons, hydrouorocarbons (HFCs) and their alternatives.
  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 and step-son include the following
    • Proprietary interests: Neither I, my spouse, nor my stepson 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 am a shareholder in Jensen Hughes, Inc., which does not own stock in companies producing ozone depleting substances (ODSs), or alternatives or substitutes to ODSs. I also have shareholdings through general mutual funds where I have no control over the selection of shares. My spouse and step-son 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 they have no control over the selection of shares.
    • Employment, consultancy, directorship or other positions: Jensen Hughes, Inc., provides consulting services to many organizations that may be affected positively or negatively by the phase-out of ODSs and high Global Warming Potential HFCs. I currently provide consulting services through Jensen Hughes, Inc. for the U.S. Government on matters related to the Montreal Protocol. Neither my spouse nor my step-son serve as a director of or hold any other position for any entity which has an interest in the subject matter ofthe Technology and EconomicAssessment Panel.
    • Government advice and other policy development: I provide advice to the U.S. Government on policies for use or phase-out of halons, otherODSs, HFCs and their alternatives. Neither my spouse nor my step-son provide advice on signicant issues to a government with respect to its implementation ofthe Montreal Protocol or engage in the development of signicant policy positions of a government for a Montreal Protocol meeting.
    • Paid research activities,fellowships or grants: Neither I, my spouse, nor my step-son 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, my spouse, nor my step-son have other interests related to the subject matter ofthe Technology and EconomicAssessment Panel or the Montreal Protocol.
  5. The source offunding for my participation in the work ofthe Halons Technical Options Committee and the Technology and Economics Assessment Panel, comes from the U.S. Government and the Halon Alternatives Research Corporation, which is a not-for-prot industry coalition that in turn receives contributions for this funding from members. Recent past contributors have been BP Exploration Alaska,ConocoPhillips Alaska,ChemoursTM (a wholly owned subsidiary of DuPont), Firetrace International, and Amerex. Any additional corporate contributors will be reported under the provisions of paragraph 7 below. From time-to-time, Jensen Hughes, Inc., may also provide its internal support for labour and travel for me to attend Halons Technical Options Committee, Technology and Economics Assessment Panel, Temporary Subsidiary Body, or Montreal Protocol meetings.
  6. Pursuant to paragraph 11 oftheCOI Guidelines, I declare that I have not declined to disclose information falling within paragraph 10 ofthose Guidelines.
  7. I undertake to disclose any material change to any ofthe above information, pursuant to paragraph 9 oftheCOI Guidelines, within 30 days of any such change.
  8. I undertake to make further declarations ofinterest annually for so long as I remain a member of the TEAP body.
  9. I understand that this DOI will expire on 31 December 2022 after I have signed it.

Signed:Daniel P Verdonik
Date: 2022-02-07

Member

Name
Affiliation
Country
Independent Expert
Kuwait
Disclosure of Interest

I, Jamal Alfuzaie, nominated by Kuwait, residing in Kuwait, a member of the Halons 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 worked full time at the Kuwait Fire Department as Fire Protection Engineer from 1984 until 2013 when I retired. I was the head of the fire protection division from 1995 to 2003, and I was the head of the projects department2003 – 2009 in Kuwait Fire Dep. In 2010 I became the director of the Aljahra fire prevention area in KFD. I have been a member of the Kuwait Ozone Protection committee since 1993. I was responsible for approval of halon and halon alternatives systems in KFD. Now I am the Head Of Scientific committee on Kuwait Fire Protection Association and a voluntary fire prevention advisor.

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 –

a.   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.
b.   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.
c.   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.
d.   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.
e.   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.
f.   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 the Halons Technical Options Committee comes from the UNEP 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 Halons Technical Options Committee.

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

Signed: Jamal Alfuzaie
Date:  6/1/2021

Swedish Defence Material Administration
Sweden
Disclosure of Interest

I, johan Åqvist, residing in Sweden, Member of the Halons Technical Options Committee till 31st December 2022 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 Fire Protection consultant at Aqvist Consulting group. My responsibilities include advising the Swedish Armed Forces and FMV (Swedish Defence Material Administration) regarding legislation and gaseous- and other extinguishing agents, in particular halon and halon replacement 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: 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 FMV and the armed forces on fire protection and halon issues, neither I nor my spouse are employed by, do consult for, do 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: Except for my work advising FMV and the armed forces on fire protection and halon issues, 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.
  5. The source of funding for my participation in the work of the Halons Technical Options Committee is FMV.
  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 on 31 December 2022 after I have signed it.

Signed: johan Åqvist
Date: 2022-02-09

European Aviation Safety Agency
Germany
Disclosure of Interest

I, Youri AUROQUE, residing in Germany, Member of the Halons Technical Options Committee till 31st December 2022 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 Regulations Officer, Initial Airworthiness at the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). My responsibilities include development of EASA rulemaking deliverables on various subjects.
  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. (if answer is yes describe briefly).
    • 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 at EASA on Halon issues, I am not employed by, do not consult for, do not serve as a director of or hold any 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 the 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 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 TEAP is the European Union Aviation Safety Agency, which is a not-for-profit public Agency established by the European Union to regulate safety and some environmental aspects of civil aviation.
  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 on 31 December 2022 after I have signed it.

Signed: Youri AUROQUE
Date: 2022-02-02

President, EECO International
United States of America
Disclosure of Interest

I, Michelle M. Collins, residing in United States of America, Member of the Halons Technical Options Committee till 31st December 2022 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 President/Owner of Environmental Engineering & Consultants, LLC. My responsibilities include research on criteria air pollutants, halon alternatives, and halon banking.
  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: I have no contracts at this time; however, I do have occasional projects under the UNEP and UNDP to consult on halon, HFC, and HCFC bank management related issues.
    • 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 personal.
  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 on 31 December 2022 after I have signed it.

Signed: Michelle M. Collins
Date: 2022-02-02

Modern Systems Engineering
Egypt
Disclosure of Interest

I, Khaled Effat, residing in Egypt, Member of the Halons Technical Options Committee till 31st December 2022 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 General Manager for Modern Systems Engineering, a specialty company working in Egypt providing Engineering, Procurement and Installation services in the fire protection field. MSE has an interest in the topics of the Montreal Protocol because it provides a wide range of fire protection design services to government and corporate clients and public sector projects, including work related to halon alternatives. I also have a Compliance role as a Member of Fire Protection Technical Committee (FPTC), responsible to implement the Egyptian code for Professional Fire Protection Engineers. I assist in the administration of the section of education to upgrade the Engineers’ knowledge about the Clean Gas, Ozone Protection and Greenhouse Gas matters.
  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: 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 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 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: I do not 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 the Halons Technical Options Committee is comes from the UNEP 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 on 31 December 2022 after I have signed it.

Signed: Khaled Effat
Date: 2022-02-02

Independent Consultant
Brazil
Disclosure of Interest

I, Carlos Moacir Grandi, residing in Brazil, a Member of the Halons Technical Options Committee till 31st December 2022 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 mechanical engineer that worked for 30 years for the aerospace company Embraer SA, in São José dos Campos, SP, Brazil. My responsibilities included Design for Environment methodology implementation in the company, dealing with all issues related to the environmental aspects along the development of the aircraft. In those issues are hazardous substances that can affect health and the environment. I was also member of the halon group inside the company.
  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: 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 as a design for environment engineer at Embraer, 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 the Halons Technical Options Committee comes from UNEP Ozone Secretariat, as a Brazilian member, which country is Article 5 Party.
  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 on 31 December 2022 after I have signed it.

Signed: Carlos Moacir Grandi
Date: 2022-03-02

Hilcorp Alaska, LLC
United States of America
Disclosure of Interest

I, Laura Green, residing in United States of America, Member of the Halons Technical Options Committee till 31st December 2022 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 ama member of the Halon Technical Options Commmittee (HTOC) providing technical guidance on the use of fire suppression agents to protect existing and future oil & gas production and pipeline facilities.
  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: I am a full time employee of Hilcorp Alaska, LLC which does not have proprietary interest in substance, technology or process to be considered by HTOC.
    • Government advice and other policy development: None.
    • Paid research activities, fellowships or grants: None.
    • Other interests: None relevant to this DOI.
  5. The source of funding for my participation in the work of the HTOC under TEAP is spilt between my own personal funds and a sponsorship by my employer, Hilcorp Alaska LLC.
  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 on 31 December 2022 after I have signed it.

Signed: Laura Green
Date: 2022-02-01

Fire Suppression System
Bangladesh
Disclosure of Interest

I, MOHAMMAD JANE ALAM, residing in Bangladesh, a Member of the Halons Technical Options Committee till 31st December 2022 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 owner of a company which identifies fire suppression systems salvaged during shipbreaking and coordinates their sales to recyclers.
  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 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 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: Yes. I am an independent contractor. I coordinate the recovery and disposition of fire extinguishing cylinders (halons, etc.) from shipbreaking activities in Bangladesh.
    • 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 from the Ozone Secretariat and my personal funds.
  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 on 31 December 2022 after I have signed it.

Name: MOHAMMAD JANE ALAM
Date: 2022-02-28

A-Gas Australia
Australia
Disclosure of Interest

I, Elvira Nigido, residing in Australia, Member of the Halons Technical Options Committee till 31st December 2022 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 Manager for A-Gas Australia Pty Ltd. My role is Global Technical Halocarbon Manager.
    My main responsibilities for A-Gas include overseeing the contract delivery of the Australian National Halon Bank; involvement in the facilitation of sourcing international used halon for my sister company A-Gas Americas; liaising with key stakeholders in the Australian Government namely the Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment, the Australian Defence Force & the wider Australian Fire protection industry in matters relating to the collection, recovery, recycling, reclamation, supply, storage, laboratory activities & destruction of halons & other Ozone Depleting Substances & Synthetic Greenhouse Gases regulated under the Commonwealth Ozone Protection & Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Management Act & regulations.
    I was appointed as member of the Australian Fire Protection Industry (ODS & SGG) Board in December 2016. As a Board Member I assist in the administration of the fire protection division of the Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Regulations 1995 on behalf of the Australian Government.
  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 at A-Gas, 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.
    • 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’m not involved in any paid/granted research activities 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’ve no other interests related to the subject matter.
  5. The source of funding for my participation in the work of HTOC is A-Gas Australia Pty 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.
  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 HTOC.
  9. I understand that this DOI will expire on 31 December 2022 after I have signed it.

Signed: Elvira Nigido
Date: 2022-02-02

Safety Hi-tech srl
Italy
Disclosure of Interest

I, Emma Palumbo, residing in Italy, Member of the Halons Technical Options Committee till 31st December 2022 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 senior engineer and projects manager at Safety Hi-Tech Europe srl (SHTE); my main responsibilities for SHTE include consulting service in fire protection research of environmentally friendly halon alternatives both for flooding and streaming applications, management of factory production control and work as company reference point for notified bodies (System and/or Product Approval Certification schemes).
  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 at Safety Hi-Tech Europe srl, 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 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’m not involved in any paid/granted research activities 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’ve no 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 the Halons Technical Options Committee is partly by Safety Hi-Tech Europe srl and partly by my own funds.
  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 Halons Technical Options Committee.
  9. I understand that this DOI will expire on 31 December 2022 after I have signed it.

Signed: Emma Palumbo
Date: 22022-02-03

The World Bank, Washington, D.C, USA
Denmark
Disclosure of Interest

I, Erik Pedersen, residing in United States of America, Member of the Halons Technical Options Committee till 31st December 2022 declare as follows:

  1. I have read the Conflict of Interest and Disclosure Guidelines for the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel, it's technical Options Committes and Temporary Subsidiary Bodies ("the COI Guidelines) as adopted by the Meeting of the Parties in Decision XXIV/8.
  2. I am working as part time consultant for the World Bank Group. (WB)I specifically working on the WB's Montreal Program ENR Global Practize East Asia Pacific. As part of the MP team, my main role is to provide technical advice to the Bank's client countries in develop their ODS and HFC phase-down programs and assist the MP team in implementing the programs after they have been approved by the Governments and financial support from the Multilateral Fund of the Montreal Protocol. As fire protechon engineer, I have provided technical advice on halon and the HFCs used as fire extinguishing agents, alternatives to halons and HFCs and on halon and HFC banking and management to China and the countries in South East Asia. With the introduction of flammable alternatives in the foam, air conditioning and refrigeration sectors, my task has also covered working with the client countries in evaluating the risk, safety standards and safety measures to be introduced when changing over to the use of flammable alternatives to ensure safety during the manufacturing and in the use of products containing flammable alternatives.
  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. (if answer is yes describe briefly)
    • 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. (if answer is yes describe briefly)
    • Employment, consultancy, directorship or other positions: Except for my work as consultant for the World Bank on the MP program, neither I nor my spouse are employed by, do not consult for, do not serve as director of or hold any other positions for any entities which has an interestin the subject matter of the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel.
    • Government advice and other policy development: Neither I nor my spouse provide advice to the government with respect to the implementation of the Montreal Protocl.
    • Paid research activities, fellowships or grants: Neither I nor my spouse are recipients of any paid research or any fellowships or grant for work related to a proposed use of an ozone depleting substance.
    • Other interests: Neither I nor my spouse have other interest related to the subject matter of the Montreal Protocol and the Technical and Economic Assessment Panel
  5. The source of funding for my participation in the work of the Halon Technical Option Committe and TEAP is from own financial resources.
  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 on 31 December 2022 after I have signed it.

Signed: Erik Pedersen
Date: 2022-02-09

Institute of Defence Scientist and Technologist
India
Disclosure of Interest

I, DR R P SINGH, residing in India, Member of the Halons Technical Options Committee till 31st December 2022 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. Presently I am working full time as a chairman of Institute of Defence Scientist and technologist(IDST), Delhi.
    My Research and allied areas incorporate following:
    • Design, Development, Characterization, Up-scaling, Performance evaluation and Fire suppression system development of Organofluorocompounds used as Halon alternatives
    • Development of Fire resistant and suppression materials & systems and fire protective clothing & gears Test and evaluation of Halon and Halon alternatives, refrigerants, FR fabric, Fire extinguishing chemicals & equipment as per National and International standards
    • To provide advice and guidance to armed forces and private sectors involved in manufacturing fire extinguishing chemicals , equipment and systems for total flooding and streaming applications Halon banking and management: reclamation, recycling, purification, testing and refilling, etc.
  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: working for IDST India as described in para 2
    • 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 comes from the UNEP 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 on 31 December 2022 after I have signed it.

Signed: DR R P SINGH
Date: 2022-02-09

MOPIA
Canada
Disclosure of Interest

I, Donald L Thomson, nominated by Canada, residing in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, Member of the Halon 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 retired as Fire Marshal for Manitoba Hydro in 2013. I am a volunteer member on the Board of Directors for the Manitoba Ozone Protection Industry Association (MOPIA) and chairperson of their Halon Section.
  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 partner include the following –
    1. Proprietary interests: Neither I nor my partner, 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.
    2. Financial interests: Neither I nor my partner own or exercise control over shares or bonds in an entity with an interest in the subject matter of the meeting or work
    3. Employment, consultancy, directorship or other positions: Except for my volunteer position advising MOPIA on fire protection and halon issues, neither I nor my partner 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.
    4. Government advice and other policy development: Neither I nor my partner 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: Neither I nor my partner 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.
    6. Other interests: Neither I nor my partner 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 travel and accommodation to participation in the work of the Halon Technical Options Committee comes from MOPIA which is a not-for-profit industry association. MOPIA provides administration of the Manitoba Ozone Depleting Substances Act and regulations, primarily the Manitoba ODS Regulation 103/94. Support to Manitoba Conservation re development of the program and support to the refrigeration/air conditioning/fire service ozone depleting substances industry. MOPIA is a coalition of industry, environmental groups, educational institutions, unions, and 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. 
  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 Halons Technical Options Committee.
  9.   I understand that this DOI will expire no later than one year after I have signed it.

                 
Signed: Donald L Thomson
Dated this 11th day of January, 2021

Nohmi Bosai Ltd & Fire and Environment Prot. Network
Japan
Disclosure of Interest

I, Mitsuru Yagi, residing in Japan, Member of the Halons Technical Options Committee till 31st December 2022 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 Manager working full time for Nohmi Bosai Ltd., a Tokyo based Japanese fire protection company, manufacturing, sales and contracting for installation of fire detection-alarm systems and all kinds of fire extinguishing systems, and a Manager of the Fire and Environment Protection Network, which is a not-for-profit organization regarded as the National Halon Bank of Japan. My main active for Nohmi Bosai is to advise the company on quality control matters. Nohmi Bosai has an interest in the topics of the Montreal Protocol, because it uses halons (halon 1301, 2402, and 1211) for explosion prevention and fire suppression mainly in buildings in Japan.
  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 for Nohmi Bosai Ltd.
    • 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 TEAP/HTOC is the Fire and Environment Protection Network described above.
  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 on 31 December 2022 after I have signed it.

Signed: Mitsuru Yagi
Date: 2022-02-01

Consulting Expert

Name
Affiliation
Country
The Gas Xchange Ltd
United Kingdom
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

I, Clare Bowens, residing in United Kingdom, Consulting Expert of the Halons Technical Options Committee till 31st December 2022 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 volunteer, with vast knowledge of Halon worldwide within Aviation and Military sectors
  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: 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 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’m not involved in any paid/granted research activities 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’ve no 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 TEAP is from my personal funds
  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 on 31 December 2022 after I have signed it. Clare Bowens

Signed: Clare Bowens
Date: 2022-02-02

Hilcorp Alaska, LLC
United States of America
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

I, Carl W Chappell, residing in United States of America, a Consulting Expert of the Halons Technical Options Committee, till 31st December 2022 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 fire protection engineer for HIlcorp Alaska, LLC and it's oil and gas assets across the State of Alaska. This includes oversight of fire suppression systems that are currently in service and deisgn / planning for those to be installed for future projects. We have an existing installed base of halon systems providing both suppression and inerting protection in harsh environments requiring oil and gas processing to be enclosed. As the halon supply is restricted and we have enduring use needs, I can provide valuable insight to the committee on the evaluation of replacements, potential cost impacts, best practices in reducing use and install bases, etc. in regards to the oil and gas sector.
  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: Not employed or sponsored by any company engaged in commercial activities regarding halons.
    • Government advice and other policy development: (if answer is yes describe briefly). Yes, I am a member of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) technical committe on Gaseous Fire Suppression Agents which includes halon, CO2 and clean agents (NFPA 12A, NFPA 12 & NFPA 2001). This is a volunteer membership and is not paid or sponsored.
  5. The source of funding for my participation in the work of TEAP is from my employer, Hilcorp Alaska, LLC.
  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 on 31 December 2022 after I have signed it.

Name: Carl W Chappell
Date: 2022-05-17

Halon Alternatives Research Corporation
United States of America
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

I, Thomas Cortina, residing in United States of America, Consulting Expert of the Halons Technical Options Committee till 31st December 2022 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 President of Cortina Environmental Consulting Inc., a government affairs and association management firm located in Arlington, VA, USA, and currently serve as Executive Director of the Halon Alternatives Research Corporation (HARC) and the Halon Recycling Corporation (HRC).
  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. (if answer is yes describe briefly)
    • 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. (if answer is yes describe briefly)
    • Employment, consultancy, directorship or other positions: HARC and HRC have an interest in the topics of the Montreal Protocol because they are non-profit associations focused on issues related to halon recycling and replacement. In addition, I do consulting for companies that sell alternatives to ODS.
    • 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. However, in their roles as industry trade associations, HARC and HRC may provide input on significant issues to a government with respect to its implementation of the Montreal Protocol.
    • 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 TEAP is the Halon Alternatives Research Corporation (HARC).
  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 on 31 December 2022 after I have signed it.

Signed: Thomas Cortina
Date: 2022-02-25

US Army Ground Vehicle Systems Center (GVSC)
United States of America
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

I, Joshua Fritsch, residing in United States of America, Consulting Expert of the Halons Technical Options Committee till 31st December 2022 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 researcher at the US Army Ground Vehicle Systems Center (GVSC) in Warren, MI. For more than 10 years, I have developed fire protection systems to protect soldiers and their equipment and conducted research on alternative fire extinguishing agents. GVSC has an interest in the topics of the Montreal Protocol because the vehicles and equipment it supports rely on halons, high-global warming potential (GWP) hydrofluorocarbons and their replacements for fire protection.
  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 for GVSC, 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: Except for research & development advice to the US Army, 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: Except for my salary as an employee of GVSC, I am not the 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 do not 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 the TEAP Halons Technical Options Committee comes from the US Army GVSC.
  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 on 31 December 2022 after I have signed it.

Signed: Joshua Fritsch
Date: 2022-02-02

Nohmi Bosai Ltd & Fire and Environment Prot. Network
Japan
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

I, Matsuo Ishiyama, residing in Japan, Consulting Expert of the Halons Technical Options Committee till 31st December 2022 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 Corporate Advisor working full time for Nohmi Bosai Ltd., a Tokyo based Japanese fire protection company, manufacturing, sales and contracting for installation of fire detection-alarm systems and all kinds of fire extinguishing systems, an Advisor of the Japan Fire Extinguishing Systems Manufacturers’ Association, and a Board Auditor of the Fire and Environment Protection Network, which is a not-for-profit organization regarded as the National Halon Bank of Japan. My main active for Nohmi Bosai is to advise the company on varieties of operating matters. Nohmi Bosai has an interest in the topics of the Montreal Protocol because it uses halons (halon 1301, 2402, and 1211) for explosion prevention and fire suppression mainly in buildings in Japan.
  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 for Nohmi Bosai Ltd.
    • 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 TEAP/HTOC is from the Fire and Environment Protection Network.
  6. Pursuant to paragraph 11 of the COI Guidelines, I declare
  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 on 31 December 2022 after I have signed it.

Signed: Matsuo Ishiyama
Date: 2022-02-07

Russian Res. Institute for Fire Protection
Russian Federation
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

I, Nikolay P. Kopylov, residing in Russian Federation, Consulting Expert of the Halons Technical Options Committee till 31st December 2022 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 Senior Research Scientist of the All-Russian Scientific Research Institute for Fire Protection (VNIIPO), that conducts R&D projects, certification and provides consulting services in area of fire and explosion protection. My main active for VNIIPO is focused on R&D projects related to fire suppression in oil storage facilities and in transport objects like tunnels. VNIIPO has an interest in the topics of the Montreal Protocol because it is a body responsible for technical control of Montreal Protocol related issues in Russia.
  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 substance, technology or process to be considered by TEAP or any TOC or any temporary subsidiary body. (if answer is yes describe briefly)
    • 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.
    • Employment, consultancy, directorship or other positions: Except for my work for VNIIPO, 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: Except for my work for VNIIPO, 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 TEAP typically 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 TEAP body.
  9. I understand that this DOI will expire on 31 December 2022 after I have signed it.

Signed: Nikolay P. Kopylov
Date: 2022-01-25

United States Army
United States of America
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

I, Steven J McCormick, residing in United States of America, Consulting Expert of the Halons Technical Options Committee till 31st December 2022 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 employee of Huntington Ingalls Corp, supporting the US Army Ground Vehicle Systems Center (GVSC, formerly known as TARDEC) in Warren, MI. For more than 35 years, I have developed fire protection systems to protect soldiers and their equipment, have led US Army efforts to replace halon 1301 in its ground vehicles, and conducted research on alternative fire extinguishing agents. GVSC has an interest in the topics of the Montreal Protocol because the vehicles and equipment it supports rely on halons, high GWP hydrofluorocarbons, and their replacements for fire protection.
  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: 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 for GVSC, 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: Except for research & development advice to the US Army, 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: Except for my salary in support of GVSC, 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 TEAP is the US Army Ground Vehicle Systems Center through Huntington Ingalls Corp.
  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 on 31 December 2022 after I have signed it.

Signed: Steven J McCormick
Date: 2022-02-02

3M Company
United States of America
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

I, John G. Owens, residing in United States of America, Consulting Expert of the Halons Technical Options Committee, and Member of the Medical and Chemicals Technical Options Committee till 31st December 2022 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 as a lead research specialist for 3M Company, Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA. 3M Company has an interest in the topic of the Montreal Protocol because it is a manufacturer of technologies which formerly used ozone depleting substances and manufactures alternatives to ODSs.
  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 have ownership, shares or bonds in an entity with an interest in the subject matter of the meeting or work. I own shares of stock in my employer, 3M Company, which is an entity with an interest in the Montreal Protocol as stated above. Should a conflict arise due to activities related to my employer, I will recuse myself as delineated in Decision XXIV/8.
    • Employment, consultancy, directorship or other positions: Except for my employment at 3M Company, 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 to a government or for other policy development.
    • Paid research activities, fellowships or grants: Neither I nor my spouse are recipients of any paid research activities, fellowships or grants.
    • 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 TEAP is my employer.
  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 on 31 December 2022 after I have signed it.

Name: John G. Owens

Date: 2022-02-01

Chemours Company
United States of America
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

I, Mark L. Robin, appointed by the Halons Technical Options Committee co-chairs as a Consulting Expert, residing in the 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 a Senior Technical Services Consultant for Chemours in Wilmington, Delaware working in the areas of fire suppression, foam blowing and specialty solvents.  I have over 25 years experience in the synthesis and applications of specialty organofluorine compounds, including HCFCs and HFCs in fire suppression, propellant, foam blowing, solvent and refrigeration applications.  Chemours has an interest in the topics of the Montreal Protocol because they are a major manufacturer of ODSs and substitutes to ODSs.

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 -

a.    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.

b.    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.

c.     Employment, consultancy, directorship or other positions: Except for my work for Chemours in the areas of fire suppression, foam blowing and specialty solvents, 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.

d.    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.

e.    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.

f.     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 the Halons Technical Options Committee comes from my employer, Chemours.

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 Halons Technical Options Committee.

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

Signed: Mark L. Robin
Date: 12th January 2021

FireMetrics LLC
United States of America
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

I, Joseph A. Senecal, appointed by the Halons Technical Options Committee co-chairs as a Consulting Expert, residing in the 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 owner of FireMetrics LLC, a Massachusetts, USA Limited Liability Company and act as an independent consultant on subject matter relating to fire protection technologies and systems.

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 –

a.   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.
b.   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.
c.   Employment, consultancy, directorship or other positions: Except for my duties to FireMetrics LLC, which include support of technical and business matters related to fire protection systems that use alternatives to halon 1301, neither I nor my spouse are employed by, 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.
d.   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.
e.   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.
f.    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 the Halons Technical Options Committee is FireMetrics LLC.

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 Halons Technical Options Committee.

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

Signed: Joseph A. Senecal
Date: 5 January 2021

Embraer S.A
Brazil
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

I, SIDNEY DE BRITO TEIXEIRA, residing in Brazil, Consulting Expert of the Halons Technical Options Committee till 31st December 2022 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 Civil Engineer with master’s degree in Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering working since 2002 for the aerospace company Embraer S.A., located in São José dos Campos, SP, Brazil. My current role is Senior Product Development Engineer for the company Chief Engineering department and my experience is based on development and certification of fire protection systems and halon replacement for commercial, executive and defense aircraft programs. I am involved with industry working groups and committees related to aircraft fire protection; and vice-chairman for the ICCAIA Cargo Compartment Halon Replacement Advisory Group.
  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 as a development engineer at Embraer, 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 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 do not 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 the Halons Technical Options Committee comes from UNEP Ozone Secretariat, as a Brazilian member, which country is Article 5 Party.
  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 on 31 December 2022 after I have signed it.

Signed: SIDNEY DE BRITO TEIXEIRA
Date: 2022-02-02