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TEAP Co-chairs

Name
Affiliation
Country
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
United States
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

I, Bella A. Maranion, residing in the United States and appointed as a co-chair of the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel (TEAP) declare as follows:

  1. I have read the Conflict of Interest and Disclosure Guidelines for the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel, Its Technical Options Committees and Temporary Subsidiary Bodies (“the COI Guidelines”) as adopted by the Meeting of the Parties in Decision XXIV/8.
  2. I am a full-time employee of the United States Environmental Protection Agency’s (USEPA) Stratospheric Protection Division, Washington, DC. My responsibilities include working as Branch Chief of the Alternatives and Emissions Reduction Branch, Stratospheric Protection Division, and sector analyst in a program that includes reviews of alternatives for various sectors of use in support of the U.S. transition away from ozone-depleting substances (ODS). In this capacity, I work within the various sectors of ODS including the fire suppression sector to review the human health and environmental effects of alternatives to ozone-depleting halons, once widely used in many specialty industrial, military, marine, and aviation applications. I serve as member on a number of technical committees under the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), and the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). I also work on issues such as recovery/recycling and destruction of ODS with related government and nongovernmental organizations and stakeholders in the U.S. The USEPA has an interest in the topics of the Montreal Protocol because the Agency is responsible for implementing national regulations and policies to meet the US commitments under the Protocol. In addition, the USEPA has funded government and non-governmental organizations working on ozone layer protection, atmospheric science, and environmental and health effects research.
  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:
    1. Proprietary interests: I do not have proprietary interest in a substance, technology or process to be considered by TEAP or any of its TOCs or this task force.
    2. 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.
    3. Employment, consultancy, directorship or other positions: I am not currently employed, consulting, or hold any other position in any entity which has an interest in the subject matter of this task force.
    4. Government advice and other policy development: My responsibilities at the USEPA may include providing information and advice to stakeholders on the interpretation and compliance with national regulations to protect the ozone layer and related to the transition away from ODS in the U.S. I do not provide advice on significant issues to a government with respect to its implementation of the Montreal Protocol or engage in the development of significant policy positions of a government for a Montreal Protocol meeting.
    5. Paid research activities, fellowships or grants: I am not performing any paid research activities or receive any fellowships or grants for work related to a proposed use of an ODS or an alternative to a proposed use of an ODS.
    6. Other interests: I do not have other interests related to the subject matter of this task force.
  5. The source of funding for my participation in the work of the TEAP is USEPA.
  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.
  9. I understand that this DOI will expire no later than one year after I have signed it.

 

Signed: Bella A. Maranion

Date: 13 March 2019

Independent Expert
Colombia
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

I, Marta Pizano, nominated by Colombia and residing in Bogotá, Colombia, have been re-nominated by the Parties to the Montreal Protocol as co-chair of MBTOC until 31st December 2021 and co-chair of TEAP until 31st December 2022. I 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. My responsibilities include 
    I am an independent consultant in the past often working for the Montreal Protocol Implementing Agencies involved with methyl bromide users and other key stakeholders in many countries, to identify and implement alternatives to methyl bromide, including research on QPS uses and their alternatives. I have consulted mostly for the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), but occasionally also United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the World Bank (WB). I have also assisted the Montreal Protocol Multilateral Fund (MLF) in the preparation of evaluations relating to methyl bromide and other ozone-depleting substances (ODSs). All work has been conducted on a short-term assignment basis, as an external consultant.
  3. Neither myself nor my husband (an orthopaedic surgeon) nor our children own stock or have proprietary interest in companies producing ODS or their alternatives or substitutes.
  4. I also consult for floriculture and horticulture trade associations, Government programmes and agencies (i.e. USAID) in Latin America and Africa, particularly on improving trade competitiveness and sustainable production issues.
  5. 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.
  6. My interests and those of my husband or children include the following
    • Proprietary interests: [None related to ODS or their alternatives)
    • Financial interests: [None related to ODS or their alternatives]
    • Employment, consultancy, directorship or other positions: [Consultancy for implementing agencies of the Protocol and the MLF as described in numeral 2 above]
    • Government advice and other policy development: [None]
    • Paid research activities, fellowships or grants: [None]
    • Other interests: [None]
  7. As an A5 member my travel and accommodation to attend Montreal Protocol, TEAP and MBTOC meetings are funded by UNEP’s Ozone Secretariat. In addition, as co-chair of the TEAP and MBTOC, I receive some funding support from the Ozone Secretariat for administrative tasks related to the work of the Panel and MBTOC. As a consultant who is self-employed, I conduct other work related to the Panel and MBTOC on a voluntary (unpaid) basis.
  8. 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. 
  9. 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.
  10. I undertake to make further declarations of interest annually for so long as I remain a member of the TEAP and the MBTOC.
  11. I understand that this DOI will expire no later than one year after I have signed it.

Signed: Marta Pizano

Date: February 1, 2019

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
United Kingdom
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

I, Professor Ashley Woodcock, residing in Manchester UK, nominated to TEAP by the United Kingdom, 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 Consultant Respiratory Physician and Professor of Respiratory Medicine.
  3. 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. 4) My interests, and those of my personal partner and dependents include the following (if answer is yes describe briefly)
    • Proprietary interests: I do not have proprietary interest in substance, technology or process to be considered by TEAP or any TOC or any temporary subsidiary body.
    • Financial interests: I do not have ownership, shares or bonds in an entity with an interest in the subject matter of the meeting or work.
    • Employment, consultancy, directorship or other positions: I carry out research in novel respiratory treatments, which do not use CFCs or HFCs. I act as non-Executive Chairman for three biotechnology companies (Clinical Trials, Allergy Diagnostics, Cough Therapy) none of which have any relevance to the Montreal Protocol.
    • Government advice and other policy development: I am an invited member of the low carbon inhaler working group for the UK NHS Sustainable Development Unit
    • Paid research activities, fellowships or grants: NO
    • Other interests:
  5. The source of funding for my participation in the work of TEAP : Travel/Hotels are supported by Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust; My time commitment is voluntary
  6. Pursuant to paragraph 11 of the COI Guidelines, I declare that I have not declined to disclose information falling within paragraph 10 of those Guidelines.
  7. I undertake to disclose any material change to any of the above information, pursuant to paragraph 9 of the COI Guidelines, within 30 days of any such change.
  8. I undertake to make further declarations of interest annually for so long as I remain a member of the TEAP body.
  9. I understand that this DOI will expire no later than one year after I have signed it.

 

Signed: Ashley Woodcock

Date: 19 Feb 2018

Senior Expert Member

Name
Affiliation
Country
Independent Expert
Brazil
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

I, Suely Maria Machado Carvalho, residing in Brazil, appointed as senior expert member of TEAP declare as follows.

  1. I have read the Conflict of Interest and Disclosure Guidelines for the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel, Its Technical Options Committees and Temporary Subsidiary Bodies (“the COI Guidelines”) as adopted by the Meeting of the Parties in Decision XXIV/8.
  2. I am an independent expert/ consultant. As consultant and senior expert/adviser, I work with several institutions, such as the World Bank (OORG expert member), UNDP, UNE, IGSD, Institute Climate and Society-Brazil (iCS) and K-CEP. My responsibilities include topics related to Montreal Protocol, Climate Change and Energy Efficiency.
  3. This declaration constitutes my written agreement, pursuant to paragraph 8 of the COI Guidelines, to comply with the Guidelines.  I understand that this written agreement is a condition of my service.
  4. My interests, and those of my personal partner and dependents, include the following (if answer is yes, describe briefly)
    • Proprietary interests: I do not have proprietary interest in a substance, technology or process to be considered by TEAP or any of its TOCs or temporary subsidiary bodies (e.g. task forces).
    • Financial interests: I do not have ownership, shares or bonds in an entity with an interest in the subject matter of the meeting or work.
    • Employment, consultancy, directorship or other positions: (described above)
    • Government advice and other policy development: I do not have any interests relevant to the work, including any provision of advice to government, organisations or institutions involved in policy development)
    • Paid research activities, fellowships or grants: (describe any paid research activities, fellowships or grants relevant to the TEAP activity)-None
    • Other interests: N/A
  5. The source of funding for my participation in the work of the TEAP is Ozone Secretariat/ UNE trust Fund (Airline Ticket and DSA)
  6. Pursuant to paragraph 11 of the COI Guidelines, I declare that I have not declined to disclose information falling within paragraph 10 of those Guidelines (if have declined, add the following to this statement “and I undertake to ensure that I am completely excluded from discussion and decisions on topics related to the information that I have declined to disclose”). 
  7. I undertake to disclose any material change to any of the above information, pursuant to paragraph 9 of the COI Guidelines, within 30 days of any such change.
  8. I undertake to make further declarations of interest annually for so long as I remain a member of the TEAP.
  9. I understand that this DOI will expire no later than one year after I have signed it.

Signed: Suely Maria Machado Carvalho

1 March 2019

Independent Expert
Costa Rica
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

Marco Gonzalez was the Second Executive Secretary of the Ozone Secretariat from 2002 until 2013. Previously, Mr. Gonzalez held senior positions in the Government of Costa Rica, the Institute of Electricity and Telecommunications, the Oil Refinery Institute, the National Center of High Technology, the Ministry of Environment, and the Costa Rica National Congress. Mr. Gonzalez has been actively involved in stratospheric issues since the early 1990s when, as a member of the National Congress, he spearheaded the legislative ratification of the Ozone Treaties. In 1996, he chaired the organizing committee of the Fourth Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Vienna Convention and the Eighth Meeting of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol.  Marco also served as Vice Chairman and Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Multilateral Fund for the Implementation of the Montreal Protocol in 1997 and 1998, respectively.  Mr. Gonzalez holds a Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Costa Rica and a Masters Degree in Power System Analysis from the Imperial College of Science and Technology, University of London, UK.

 Upon retirement in 2013 from the position of Executive Secretary of the Ozone Secretariat, Mr. Gonzalez has been a consultant specializing in stratospheric ozone and climate protection and other environmental topics.

 I, Marco Gonzalez, nominated by Costa Rica, residing in Costa Rica, a Senior Expert Member declare:

  • That I have read the Conflict of Interest and Disclosure Guidelines for the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel, its Technical Options Committees as adopted by the Meeting of the Parties in Decision XXIV/8 and that I abide by standards prescribed in the guidelines.
  • That I currently provide paid and unpaid consulting services to United Nations organizations, national and regional organizations, and industry and environmental NGOs. Some of my current or future clients may be affected positively or negatively by the phase out of ODSs or other actions of the Montreal Protocol
  • Neither myself, nor my wife or children serve as a director or employee for any entity that has an interest for the subject matter of the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel or the Montreal Protocol.
  • My interests and those of my wife and my children, include the following:
  • Human interests: Concern for health, prosperity and environmental quality of present and future generations, and in particular for a safe and sustainable stratospheric ozone layer and a global climate system. I have strong personal views on many environmental topics.
  • Proprietary interests: None related to ODSs or their alternatives and do not own stocks in companies producing ODSs or alternatives and substitutes to ODSs. I receive no royalty from any invention.

My travel and accommodation costs related to TEAP meetings are covered by UNEP.

 

Signed: Marco Gonzalez

March 15, 2019

 

Terre Policy Centre
India
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

I, Rajendra Madhavrao Shende, residing in Pune, India, nominated to TEAP by India declare as follows.

I was Director in the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) where I served as global head of UNEP’s OzonAction Programme. I had provided direct strategic advice to more than 100 developing countries in formulation and implementation of the Montreal Protocol. Apart from being reviewer and contributor for IPCC’s special report on 'Methodical and Technological issues in Technology Transfer'(2000), I was Coordinating Lead Author (`CLA) of IPCC-Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change that shared the Nobel Peace Prize in 2007 with Al Gore.

I was member of the strategic committee for the publications of UNEP that included: UNEP Synthesis report on: ‘HFCs: Critical link between protecting Climate and Ozone’ (2011), UNEP report on Nitrous oxides, ‘Drawing Down N2O to Protect Climate and the Ozone Layer’ (2014). I was also expert reviewer of UNEP/WMO’s Scientific Assessment Panel’s report: ‘Scientific Assessment of Ozone Depletion-2014’and ‘UNEP’s Emission Gap’ report of 2015 and 2018 .

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

  1. I am the Chairman of not-for-profit organization TERRE Policy Centre, registered in India with energy and food security as its focal areas of work. I am invited by Government of India from time to time to provide to them with technical advice on implementation of the Montreal Protocol, Paris Climate Agreement and World Heritage Committee of UNESCO. I also serve as an advisor in following organizations:
    • MIT-World Peace University, Pune, India, Governing Body (Educational Institute)
    • Media India, Paris and New Delhi (Agency that promotes collaboration between India and Europe)
    • Operation Earth, Beijing, China, Not-for-profit organisation and IUCN member working on Nature conservation PandaGuide, Beijing , China , CSR arm of Sinochem , China engaged in biodiversity and social initiatives
    • China Biodiversity Conservation and Global Development Foundation ( CBCGDF) , Beijing China , IUCN member not-for-profit organissation .
    • Since Jan 2017, I am Senior Expert on TEAP .
  2. 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.
  3. My interests, and those of my personal partner and dependents include the following (if answer is yes describe briefly)
    • Proprietary interests: I do not have proprietary interest in substance, technology or process to be considered by TEAP or any TOC or any temporary subsidiary body.
    • Financial interests: I do not have ownership, shares or bonds in an entity with an interest in the subject matter of the meeting or work.
    • Employment, consultancy, directorship or other positions: I do not have any employment, contractual consultancy, commercial positions of remunerative in nature.
    • Government advice and other policy development: Government of India and other governments request my advice on alternate technologies and policies related to sustainable development.
    • Paid research activities, fellowships or grants: None
    • Other interests: None of commercial nature
  4. The source of funding for my participation in the work of TEAP is to be sourced from UNEP
  5. Pursuant to paragraph 11 of the COI Guidelines, I declare that I have not declined to disclose information falling within paragraph 10 of those Guidelines. 
  6. I undertake to disclose any material change to any of the above information, pursuant to paragraph 9 of the COI Guidelines, within 30 days of any such change.
  7. I undertake to make further declarations of interest annually for so long as I remain a member of the TEAP body.

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

Signed:

28 March, 2019

Independent Expert
Algeria
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

I, Sidi Menad Si Ahmed, residing in _Vienna, Austria, nominated to TEAP by Algeria 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 UN retiree and International Chief Adviser at SHECCO. My responsibilities include advising on the use of natural substances, prepare presentations to relevant meetings organised by SHECCO or meetings SHECCO is attending
  3. This declaration constitutes my written agreement, pursuant to paragraph 8 of the COI Guidelines, to comply with the Guidelines.  I understand that this written agreement is a condition of my service.
  4. My interests, and those of my personal partner and dependents include the following (if answer is yes describe briefly)
    • Proprietary interests: I do not have proprietary interest in substance, technology or process to be considered by TEAP or any TOC or any temporary subsidiary body.
    • Financial interests: I do not have ownership, shares or bonds in an entity with an interest in the subject matter of the meeting or work.
    • Employment, consultancy, directorship or other positions: I am acting as a free of charge Adviser to SHECCO on natural substances (I have frozen my activities with SHECCO since my nomination as TEAP senior expert) 
    • Government advice and other policy development: I am advising SHECCO on policy development as well as on use of natural substances in the refrigeration sector worldwide
    • Paid research activities, fellowships or grants: N/A
    • Other interests:N/A
  5. The source of funding for my participation in the work of TEAP is UNEP
  6. Pursuant to paragraph 11 of the COI Guidelines, I declare that I have declined to disclose information falling within paragraph 10 of those Guidelines. 
  7. I undertake to disclose any material change to any of the above information, pursuant to paragraph 9 of the COI Guidelines, within 30 days of any such change.
  8. I undertake to make further declarations of interest annually for so long as I remain a member of the TEAP body.
  9. I understand that this DOI will expire no later than one year after I have signed it.


Signed: Sidi Menad Si-Ahmed

Date: 27/03/2019

Peking University
China
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

I,  Shiqiu Zhang, nominated by China, residing in Beijing of China, senior member of TEAP, and Task Force on Unexpected Emissions of CFC-11 declare as follows: 

  1. I have read the Conflict of Interest and Disclosure Guidelines for the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel, its Technical Options Committees and Temporary Subsidiary Bodies (“the COI Guidelines”) as adopted by the Meeting of the Parties in Decision XXIV/8.
    I am a Professor of Peking University, Beijing of China. My responsibilities include teaching courses and conducting research activities in the fields of Environmental Economics, environmental policy and governance.
  2. 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.
  3. My interests, and those of and those of my family members, include the following -
     
    • Proprietary interests: Neither I, my family members have a proprietary interest in a substance, technology or process to be considered by the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel or any of its Technical Options Committees or Temporary Subsidiary Bodies.
    • Financial interests: None related to ODS or their alternatives
    • Employment, consultancy, directorship or other positions: University activities and academic activities
    • Government advice and other policy development: I do consultancy for national and local Governments on environmental pollution control and policy issues
    • Paid research activities, fellowships or grants: Neither I, my family members 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 family members have other interests related to the subject matter of the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel or the Montreal Protocol. 
  4. The source of funding for my participation in the work of the TEAP and TEAP Task Force on Unexpected Emissions of CFC-11 is on an entirely voluntary (unpaid) basis, Travel expenses associated with TEAP and task forces meetings are paid by UNEP, and sometimes by Peking University .
  5. Pursuant to paragraph 11 of the COI Guidelines I declare that I have not declined to disclose information falling within paragraph 10 of those Guidelines [and I undertake to ensure that I am completely excluded from discussions and decisions on topics related to the information that I have declined to disclose].
  6. I undertake to disclose any material change to any of the above information, pursuant to paragraph 9 of the COI Guidelines, within 30 days of any such change.
  7. I undertake to make further declarations of interest annually for so long as I remain a member of the TEAP and Task Force on Unexpected Emissions of CFC-11. I understand that this DOI will expire no later than one year after I have signed it.

 

Signed
Shiqiu Zhang

Date Feb 26, 2019

TOC Co-Chair

Name
Affiliation
Country
Independent Expert
Brazil
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

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

  • I have read the Conflict of Interest and Disclosure Guidelines for the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel, Its Technical Options Committees and Temporary Subsidiary Bodies (“the COI Guidelines”) as adopted by the Meeting of the Parties in Decision XXIV/8.
  • I am a part time, self-employed consultant at Ind-Ex Ltd - Polyurethane Technology Consulting. My responsibilities include formulation development , technical service, equipment and processing advice in the global polyurethane industry.
  • This declaration constitutes my written agreement, pursuant to paragraph 8 of the COI Guidelines, to comply with the Guidelines.  I understand that this written agreement is a condition of my service.
  • My interests
    • Proprietary interests: I have no proprietary interest in a substance, technology or process (e.g., ownership of a patent) to be considered by the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel or any of its technical options committees or temporary subsidiary bodies.
    • Financial interests: I do not have stocks in any company which is or has been a producer of ozone-depleting substances and products made with or containing ozone depleting substances and their substitutes and alternatives
    • Employment, consultancy, directorship or other positions ; I do not consult for, do not serve as a director of or hold any other position for any entity which has an interest in the subject matter of the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel.
    • Government advice and other policy development: I do not provide advice on significant issues to a government with respect to its implementation of the Montreal Protocol or engage in the development of significant policy positions of a government for a Montreal Protocol meeting.
    • Paid research activities, fellowships or grants: I am not a recipient of any paid research activities or any fellowships or grants for work related to a proposed use of an ozone-depleting substance or an alternative to a proposed use of an ozone depleting substance.
    • Other interests: I have no interests related to the subject matter of the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel or the Montreal Protocol.
  • The source of funding for my participation in the work of FTOC and TEAP is partly from private and with support for air tickets and per diem from UNEP.
  • Pursuant to paragraph 11 of the COI Guidelines, I declare that I have not declined to disclose information falling within paragraph 10 of those Guidelines and I undertake to ensure that I am completely excluded from discussions and decisions on topics related to the information that I have declined to disclose. 
  • I undertake to disclose any material change to any of the above information, pursuant to paragraph 9 of the COI Guidelines, within 30 days of any such change.
  • I undertake to make further declarations of interest annually for so long as I remain a member of TOC body.
  • I understand that this DOI will expire no later than one year after I have signed it.

  

Signed PAULO ALTOÉ

Date : 31 March 2019

Collins Aerospace
United Kingdom
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

I, Adam, Chattaway, nominated by the United Kingdom, residing in the United Kingdom, co-chair of the Halons Technical Options Committee, member of the Technology and Economics Assessment Panel.

  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 Chief Engineer at Kidde Graviner Ltd, Ashford, TW15 1TZ, UK, part of Collins Aerospace, a company that makes fire 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 business in Collins Aerospace) on matters relating to halon science and fire 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 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 Kidde Graviner Ltd. on fire protection and halon issues, 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, the Technology and Economics Assessment Panel, the Task Force on Decision XXVIII/4, the Working Groups on Decisions XXXIX/8, XXXIX/9 and XXX/7, and attending Montreal Protocol meetings comes from my employer, Kidde Graviner, with some contributions from the U.K. 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 HTOC.
  9. I understand that this DOI will expire no later than one year after I have signed it.

Signed: Adam Chattaway

Date: 28th January, 2019

Maua Institute (IMT)
Brazil
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

I, Roberto de Aguiar Peixoto, nominated by Brazil and residing in Sao Paulo, Brazil, member of TEAP, co-chair of RTOC and of a TSB (Task Force XXVII/4) 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. My responsibilities include:
    • I work as a Professor of Mechanical Engineering, teaching courses and doing research in the fields of thermal sciences and refrigeration and air conditioning, at the Instituto Maua de Tecnologia, a Technical University in Sao Caetano do Sul, Sao Paulo, Brazil. Occasionally I work as an independent consultant. I consult for various entities. These include organisations dealing with refrigeration and air conditioning issues, and organisations dealing with Montreal Protocol and UNFCCC related climate issues, including the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). All consultancies are conducted on a short-term assignment basis.
    • Neither I, nor my wife (occupational therapist and University Professor) or my children own stock or have proprietary interest in companies producing ODS or their alternatives or substitutes.
  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 wife or children include the following
    • Proprietary interests: [None related to ODS or their alternatives)
    • Financial interests: [None related to ODS or their alternatives]
    • Employment, consultancy, directorship or other positions: [University activities, and consultancy for Implementing Agencies as described in numeral 2 above]
    • Government advice and other policy development: [None]
    • Paid research activities, fellowships or grants: [None]
    • Other interests: [None]
  5. I conduct all work relating to TEAP, RTOC and TSBs on an entirely voluntary (unpaid) basis. UNEP Nairobi funds travel and accommodation related to my participation in TEAP, RTOC and TSB meetings.
  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 and the RTOC.
  9. I understand that this DOI will expire no later than one year after I have signed it.

Roberto de Aguiar Peixoto

Date: March 12, 2019

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

I, Sergey N. Kopylov, nominated by the Russian Federation, co-chair of the Halons Technical Options Committee, member of the Technology and Economics Assessment Panel, 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 Head of the Scientific Centre 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 issues related to fixed suppression systems of any type, flame 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 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 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 the Halons Technical Options Committee and the Technology and Economics Assessment Panel 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 Halons Technical Options Committee and the Technology and Economics Assessment Panel

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

 

Signed: Sergey N. Kopylov

Date: 9th January, 2019

AGC, Inc
Japan
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

I, Keiichi Ohnishi, nominated by Japan, residing in Japan, co-chair of the Medical Chemicals Technical Options Committee, and member of the Technology and Economics Assessment Panel 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, salaried employee at AGC Inc. based on Tokyo, which manufactures HCFCs, HFCs, HFEs and HFOs. I work for the company as deputy general manager of corporative social responsibility office of AGC Chemicals 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 -

  1. 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: I am a share-holder in AGC Inc., which produces HCFCs, HFCs, HFEs and HFOs.   Except that, neither I nor my spouse own or exercise control over shares or bonds in an entity with an interest in the subject matter of the meeting or work except for shareholdings through general mutual funds where we have no control over the selection of shares. 
    c.   Employment, consultancy, directorship or other positions: Except for my work for AGC Inc., 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 Medical and Chemicals Technical Options Committee, the Technology and Economics Assessment Panel comes from AGC Inc.

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

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

8)   I undertake to make further declarations of interest annually for so long as I remain a co-chair of the Medical Chemicals Technical Options Committee, and a member of the Technology and Economics Assessment Panel.

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

                  Signed: Keiichi Ohnishi
                  Date: 12th February 2019

 

Independent Expert
Colombia
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

I, Marta Pizano, nominated by Colombia and residing in Bogotá, Colombia, have been re-nominated by the Parties to the Montreal Protocol as co-chair of MBTOC until 31st December 2021 and co-chair of TEAP until 31st December 2022. I 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. My responsibilities include 
    I am an independent consultant in the past often working for the Montreal Protocol Implementing Agencies involved with methyl bromide users and other key stakeholders in many countries, to identify and implement alternatives to methyl bromide, including research on QPS uses and their alternatives. I have consulted mostly for the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), but occasionally also United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the World Bank (WB). I have also assisted the Montreal Protocol Multilateral Fund (MLF) in the preparation of evaluations relating to methyl bromide and other ozone-depleting substances (ODSs). All work has been conducted on a short-term assignment basis, as an external consultant.
  3. Neither myself nor my husband (an orthopaedic surgeon) nor our children own stock or have proprietary interest in companies producing ODS or their alternatives or substitutes.
  4. I also consult for floriculture and horticulture trade associations, Government programmes and agencies (i.e. USAID) in Latin America and Africa, particularly on improving trade competitiveness and sustainable production issues.
  5. 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.
  6. My interests and those of my husband or children include the following
    • Proprietary interests: [None related to ODS or their alternatives)
    • Financial interests: [None related to ODS or their alternatives]
    • Employment, consultancy, directorship or other positions: [Consultancy for implementing agencies of the Protocol and the MLF as described in numeral 2 above]
    • Government advice and other policy development: [None]
    • Paid research activities, fellowships or grants: [None]
    • Other interests: [None]
  7. As an A5 member my travel and accommodation to attend Montreal Protocol, TEAP and MBTOC meetings are funded by UNEP’s Ozone Secretariat. In addition, as co-chair of the TEAP and MBTOC, I receive some funding support from the Ozone Secretariat for administrative tasks related to the work of the Panel and MBTOC. As a consultant who is self-employed, I conduct other work related to the Panel and MBTOC on a voluntary (unpaid) basis.
  8. 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. 
  9. 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.
  10. I undertake to make further declarations of interest annually for so long as I remain a member of the TEAP and the MBTOC.
  11. I understand that this DOI will expire no later than one year after I have signed it.

Signed: Marta Pizano

Date: February 1, 2019

Universitá Politecnica delle Marche
Italy
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

I, Fabio Polonara, nominated by Italy, residing in Senigallia, Italy, member of TEAP, co-chair of RTOC and co-chair of Energy Efficiency Task Force, declare as follows.

  1. I have read the Conflict of Interest and Disclosure Guidelines for the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel, Its Technical Options Committees and Temporary Subsidiary Bodies (“the COI Guidelines”) as adopted by the Meeting of the Parties in Decision XXIV/8.
  2. My responsibilities include:
    • I am Professor of Fisica tecnica industriale (Thermal Sciences) at Università Politecnica delle Marche (UNIVPM) in Ancona, Italy. My responsibilities include teaching courses and doing research in the fields of Thermal sciences, Thermal systems, Refrigeration and air conditioning, Renewable energies and Energy saving technologies. It’s also my responsibility doing coordination and administrative work as Department Director. I occasionally work, within UNIVPM terms, as a consultant for Companie, Local Government Bodies and UN Implementing Agencies in fields such as Energy planning, Renewables and Refrigeration. All consultancies are conducted on a short-term assignment basis. At present I am National Delegate for Italy at the International Institute of Refrigeration (IIR).
    • Neither I, nor my former wife (divorced, an English teacher) nor my children own stock or have proprietary interests in Companies producing ODS or their alternatives or substitutes. I own shares in two Small Enterprises, both Academic Spin-Offs, which, among their scopes, also develop innovative refrigeration systems not containing ODS.
  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 former wife or children include the following
    • Proprietary interests: [I own shares in two Small Enterprises, both Academic Spin-Offs, which, among their scopes, also develop innovative refrigeration systems not containing ODS]
    • Financial interests: [None related to ODS or their alternatives]
    • Employment, consultancy, directorship or other positions: [University activities and consultancy as described in numeral 2) above]
    • Government advice and other policy development: [I occasionally do consultancy for Local Government Bodies and UN Implementing Agencies on energy planning and environmental issues]
    • Paid research activities, fellowships, grants: [None related to ODS or their alternatives]
    • Other interests: [None related to ODS or their alternatives]
  5. I conduct the work for TEAP and RTOC and TSBs on an entirely voluntary (unpaid) basis. Travel expenses associated with TEAP and RTOC and TSBs meetings are paid by the Ministry of Environment of Italy (MATTM) through a Small Scale Funding Agreement (SSFA) with UNEP, Nairobi and by UNIVPM through my research grants.
  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 and the RTOC.
  9. I understand that this DOI will expire no later than one year after I have signed it.

Fabio Polonara

Date: March 12, 2019

La Trobe University
Australia
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

I, Dr Ian Porter, nominated by Australia, residing in Australia, have been nominated by the Parties to the Montreal Protocol as co-chair of MBTOC until 31st December 2021, declare that:

  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 Professor at Latrobe University in Victoria, Australia. I have recently led and still lead research programs related to reduction in emissions of nitrous oxide in horticultural industries and projects related to control of soilborne plant pathogens. I also led other programs not related to ODS substances, such as understanding the impact of smoke taint from bushfires in the wine industry.
  3. This declaration constitutes my written agreement, pursuant to paragraph 8 of the COI Guidelines, to comply with the Guidelines.  I understand that this written agreement is a condition of my service.
  4. My interests, and those of my personal partner and dependents, include the following:
  • Proprietary interests: None, related to ODS or their alternatives.
  • Financial interests: None, related to ODS or their alternatives
  • Employment, consultancy, directorship or other positions: LaTrobe University and formerly Director of a Centre for Expertise in Smoke Taint Research within Agriculture Victoria (DEDJTR).
  • Government advice and other policy development: I advise State Governments and the Federal government on strategic research needs in agricultural industries.
  • Paid research activities, fellowships or grants: Receive partial funds from the University for research on mitigation of nitrous oxide
  • Other interests: None in ODS substances
  • Neither myself, nor my wife or their children own stock or have proprietary interest in companies producing ODS or their alternatives or substitutes.
  1. My source of funding for travel costs and participation in the work of MBTOC is from partial support from a fund at the Ozone Secretariat.
  2. Pursuant to paragraph 11 of the COI Guidelines, I declare that I have not declined to disclose information falling within paragraph 10 of those Guidelines and I undertake to ensure that I am completely excluded from discussions and decisions on topics related to the information that I have declined to disclose. 
  3. I undertake to disclose any material change to any of the above information, pursuant to paragraph 9 of the COI Guidelines, within 30 days of any such change.
  4. I undertake to make further declarations of interest annually for so long as I remain a member of MBTOC
  5. I understand that this DOI will expire no later than one year after I have signed it.

Signed: Ian Porter
Date: 27 January 2019

Energy International Australia
Australia
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

I, Helen Tope, nominated by, and residing in, Australia, co-chair of the Medical and Chemicals Technical Options Committee and co-chair of the Decision XXX/3 Task Force on Unexplained Emissions of CFC-11, and member of the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel (TEAP), declare as follows.

  • I have read the Conflict of Interest and Disclosure Guidelines for the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel, Its Technical Options Committees and Temporary Subsidiary Bodies (“the COI Guidelines”) as adopted by the Meeting of the Parties in Decision XXIV/8.
  • I am Principal Consultant at Energy International Australia Pty. Ltd and also Director of Planet Futures. My responsibilities include acting as an independent consultant providing strategic, policy and technical advice and facilitation services to government, industry and other non-governmental organisations on climate change, ozone-depleting substances, and other environmental issues.
  • This declaration constitutes my written agreement, pursuant to paragraph 8 of the COI Guidelines, to comply with the Guidelines.  I understand that this written agreement is a condition of my service.
  • My interests, and those of my personal partner and dependents, include the following:
    • Proprietary interests: I do not have proprietary interest in a substance, technology or process to be considered by TEAP or any of its TOCs or temporary subsidiary bodies (e.g. task forces).
    • Financial interests: I do not have ownership, shares or bonds in an entity with an interest in the subject matter of the meeting or work, including the outcome of assessments of essential use nominations, destruction technologies or process agent applications.
    • Employment, consultancy, directorship or other positions: My business has an interest in the topics of the Montreal Protocol because my potential clients are also interested in these topics, and I consult for organisations that support the Montreal Protocol in phasing out controlled substances. My spouse, Mr. Michael Atkinson, is also my business partner whose business has an interest in the topics of the Montreal Protocol. During 2010, Dr. Stephen O. Andersen, Mr. Atkinson and I were unpaid advisors to a UNEP project on investment metrics for identifying technology that minimizes climate and other impacts when replacing ozone-depleting and high-GWP substances. In 2012, the Australian Government’s then Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities engaged Energy International Australia to conduct a periodic review of Australia’s halon essential uses requirements in the civilian sector.
    • Government advice and other policy development: See above under c.
    • Paid research activities, fellowships or grants: None.
    • Other interests: None.
  • The source of funding for participation in the work of the TEAP and its Medical and Chemicals Technical Options Committee will be provided from a few sources in 2019. The Ozone Secretariat is providing funding support towards travel, accommodation and some administrative costs associated with participation in the Medical and Chemicals Technical Options Committee and the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel in 2019. The Australian Government’s Department of the Environment and Energy is also providing some funding support towards daily travel expenses to attend the Open-Ended Working Group meeting. As a self-employed consultant, I also conduct work related to the Medical and Chemicals Technical Options Committee and the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel and its subsidiary bodies on a voluntary (unpaid) basis.
  • Pursuant to paragraph 11 of the COI Guidelines, I declare that I have declined to disclose information falling within paragraph 10 of those Guidelines and I undertake to ensure that I am completely excluded from discussion and decisions on topics related to the information that I have declined to disclose. 
  • I undertake to disclose any material change to any of the above information, pursuant to paragraph 9 of the COI Guidelines, within 30 days of any such change.
  • I undertake to make further declarations of interest annually for so long as I remain a member of the Medical and Chemicals Technical Options Committee.
  • I understand that this DOI will expire no later than one year after I have signed it.

 

Name: Helen Tope

Date: 3rd April 2018

Jensen Hughes Inc
United States
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

 I, Daniel P. Verdonik, nominated by the United States of America, residing in the United States of America, co-chair of the Halons Technical Options Committee, member of the Technology and Economics Assessment Panel, and member of the Working Group for Decision XXIX/8 on Future Availability of Halons and their Alternatives 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, salaried employee at Jensen Hughes, Inc., a specialty consulting company, working in Baltimore, Maryland and Arlington, Virginia, providing consulting services in fire protection and environmental management. Jensen Hughes, Inc., has an interest in the topics of the Montreal Protocol because it provides a wide range of fire protection research, design and consulting services to government and corporate clients, including work related to halons, hydrofluorocarbons (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 share-holder in Jensen Hughes, Inc., which does not own stock in companies producing ozone-depleting substances (ODSs) or HFCs, or alternatives or substitutes to ODSs and HFCs. 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 overshares 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 phase-down of 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 of the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel.
  • Government advice and other policy development: I provide advice to the U.S. Government on policies for use or phase-out of halons, other ODSs, HFCs and their alternatives. Neither my spouse nor my step-son 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, 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 ODS or HFC or an alternative to a proposed use of an ODS or HFC.
  • Other interests: Neither I, my spouse, nor my step-son 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, the Technology and Economics Assessment Panel and the Working Group for Decision XXX/9 on Future Availability of Halons and their Alternatives comes from the U.S. Government and the Halon Alternatives Research Corporation, which is a not-for-profit 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 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 co-chair of the Halons Technical Options Committee, and a member of the Technology and Economics Assessment Panel and member of the Working Group for Decision XXX/7 on Future Availability of Halons and their Alternatives.

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

 

Signed: Daniel P. Verdonik

Date: 31st January 2019

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

I, Helen Walter-Terrinoni, residing in United States of America, nominated to TEAP by United States of America declare as follows.

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

2) I am an employee of The Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) working on regulatory, safety and technical issues, and modeling

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

4) My interests, and those of my personal partner and dependents include the following (if answer is yes describe briefly)

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

5) The source of funding for my participation in the work of TEAP is my employment at AHRI

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

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

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

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

Signed: Helen Walter-Terrinoni

Date: 4/4/19

Zhejiang Chemical Industry Research Institute
China
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

I, _ZHANG Jianjun, residing in and nominated by China to TEAP,a Member of TEAP and co-chair of MCTOC 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 general manager of Zhejiang Chemical Industry Research Institute Co. Ltd(ZCIRI), a Zhejiang based State-owned company that engages on the research and development of fluorochemicals and pesticide. My main activity for ZCIRI is the management of R&D on fluorochemicals which mainly includes the development of ODS 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 (if answer is yes describe briefly)

  • Proprietary interests: I do not have proprietary interest in substance, technology or process to be considered by TEAP or any TOC or any temporary subsidiary body.
  • Financial interests: I do not have ownership, shares or bonds in an entity with an interest in the subject matter of the meeting or work.
  • Employment, consultancy, directorship or other positions: I am fully employed by Zhejiang Chemical Industry Research Institute (ZCIRI). ZCIRI has an interest in the topics of the Montreal Protocol because it is also a National ODS Alternatives Engineering Research Center of China and engages on the research and development of ODS alternatives and their applied technologies, development of technologies for ODS destruction and conversion. In addition, its mother company-Sinochem Lantian Co. Ltd. is one of the major manufacturer of ODS alternatives in China.
  • Government advice and other policy development: None
  • Paid research activities, fellowships or grants: None
  • Other interests: None

5) The source of funding for my participation in the work of the Medical and Chemicals Technical Options Committee and TEAP is supported by UNEP

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

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

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

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

Signed: Zhang Jianjun

Date: 12th  February, 2019