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

2021 DOI - Bella A. Maranion

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
    1. I am an independent consultant 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 also consult for the agencies on other topics related to ODS and the Montreal Protocol, for example the sustainability of the phase-out achieved for different ODS, clarification on exempted uses, communication materials to raise awareness on various issues relating to the Protocol and others. Over the years I have worked for the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP and its OzonAction Programme) and the World Bank (WB). I have also assisted the Montreal Protocol Multilateral Fund (MLF) with monitoring and evaluation work. These assignements are conducted on a short-term basis, as an external consultant.
    2. 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.
    3. I also consult for floriculture and horticulture trade associations, Government programmes and agencies (i.e. USAID, International Trade Centre ITC, Netherlands CBI) particularly on improving trade competitiveness and sustainable production issues in Latin America and Africa.
    4. 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.
    5. 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]
    6. 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 TEAP and MBTOC. As a consultant who is self-employed, I conduct other work related to the Panel and MBTOC on a voluntary (unpaid) basis.
    7. 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. 
    8. 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.
    9. I undertake to make further declarations of interest annually for so long as I remain a member of the TEAP and the MBTOC.
    10. I understand that this DOI will expire no later than one year after I have signed it.

    Signed: Marta Pizano
    Date: February 8, 2021

    Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
    United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
    Disclosure of Interest Declaration

    2021 DOI - Ashley Woodcock

    Senior Expert Member

    Name
    Affiliation
    Country
    Independent Expert
    Brazil
    Disclosure of Interest Declaration

    2021 DOI - Suely Carvalho

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

     I, Ray Gluckman, nominated by the UK and residing in Surrey, UK, a member of 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 a Director of Gluckman Consulting.  My responsibilities include:

    I work as a consultant specialising in refrigeration, refrigerants and climate change issues.  Most of my work relates to the reduction of GHG emissions from high GWP fluorinated gases and through improving the efficiency of refrigeration systems.
    In the last few years I have worked for various public sector clients such as the European Commission, the UK Government and Montreal Protocol Implementing Agencies (including the World Bank and UNEP). 
    I also carry out projects for a wide range of private sector clients, including Trade Associations and individual companies, providing advice on topics such as implementation of existing Regulations on ODS and HFCs and the possible impact of future Regulations.
    Neither I, nor my wife or my children own stock or have proprietary interest in companies producing ODS or their alternatives or substitutes.

    1. This declaration constitutes my written agreement, pursuant to paragraph 8 of the COI Guidelines, to comply with the Guidelines.  I understand that this written agreement is a condition of my service.
    2. My interests and those of my wife or children include the following:
      1. Proprietary interests: [None related to ODS or their alternatives]
      2. Financial interests: [None related to ODS or their alternatives]
      3. Employment, consultancy, directorship or other positions: [Consultancy activities as described in numeral 2 above]
      4. Government advice and other policy development: [Consultancy activities as described in numeral 2 above]
      5. Paid research activities, fellowships or grants: [None]
      6. Other interests: [None]
    3. I conduct all work relating to TEAP on an entirely voluntary (unpaid) basis. The UK Government Environment Ministry (Defra) might pay for travel expenses to TEAP meetings if funds are available.
    4. 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. 
    5. 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.
    6. I undertake to make further declarations of interest annually for so long as I remain a member of the TEAP.
    7. I understand that this DOI will expire no later than one year after I have signed it.

    Ray Gluckman  
    Signed:  
    Date: January 27th 2021

    Independent Expert
    Costa Rica
    Disclosure of Interest Declaration

    I, Marco Antonio Gonzalez Salazar, a national of and residing in Costa Rica, Senior Expert of TEAP and member of the Task Forces on the Replenishment of the Multilateral Fund and on the CFC- 11 Emissions, 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, over the years I have worked with institutions and governments on a voluntary and short-term contractual basis i.e. GEF, UNEP, IGSD, and K-CEP. My areas of expertise include topics related to Montreal Protocol, energy efficiency and Climate Change. I conduct all work related to TEAP and its Task Forces on a voluntary basis.
    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)
      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 temporary subsidiary bodies (e.g. task forces).
      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: (described above)
      4. 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
      5. Paid research activities, fellowships or grants: (describe any paid research activities, fellowships or grants relevant to the TEAP activity)-None
      6. Other interests: N/A
    5. The source of funding for my travel expenses and participation in the work of the TEAP and its Task Forces is the Ozone Secretariat/ UNEP trust Fund.
    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 TEAP or any of its temporary work forces.
    9. I understand that this DOI will expire no later than one year after I have signed it.

    Signed
    Marco A. González Salazar

    March 2021

    Terre Policy Centre
    India
    Disclosure of Interest Declaration

    2021 DOI - Rajendra Shende

    Peking University
    China
    Disclosure of Interest Declaration

    2021 DOI - Shiqiu Zhang
     

    TOC Co-Chair

    Name
    Affiliation
    Country
    American University in Cairo
    Egypt
    Disclosure of Interest Declaration

    2021 DOI - Omar Abdelaziz

    Independent Expert
    Brazil
    Disclosure of Interest Declaration

    I, Paulo Altoé residing in Brazil, nominated to TEAP by Brazil declares as follows:

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

    2) I am a self-employed consultant at Ind-Ex Ltd - Polyurethane Technology Consulting. My responsibilities include formulation development, technical service, and processing advice for polyurethane industry.

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

    4) My interests, 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 activities as Consultant in polyurethane technology. 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 TEAP.
    • Government advice and other policy development: I provide technical information about alternatives and options for the transition of Montreal Protocol controlled substances that is used by Brazil, other parties 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 from UNEP-Ozone.

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

    7) I undertake to disclose any material change to any of the above information, pursuant to paragraph 9 of the COI Guidelines, within 30 days of any such change.
    8) I undertake to make further declarations of interest annually for so long as I remain a member of the TEAP body.

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

    Signed: Paulo Altoé
    Date: 2/26/2021

    Collins Aerospace
    United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
    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, Sunbury-on-Thames, TW16 6RT, UK, part of Collins Aerospace, a company that makes, amongst other things, 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

    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 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.
    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, the Technology and Economics Assessment Panel, supporting UNEP Task Forces and Working Groups as required, and attending Montreal Protocol meetings comes from my employer, Kidde Graviner 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 HTOC.

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

    Signed: Adam Chattaway
     Date: 8th January 2021

     

    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 (Decision XXXI/7) 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: [See above under 2]
    • 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: January 25, 2021

    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 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 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–

    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 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.
    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: 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.
    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 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: 4th January, 2021

    AGC, Inc
    Japan
    Disclosure of Interest Declaration

    2021 DOI - Keiichi Ohnishi

    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 member of its TSBs, 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. 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: February 12, 2021

    La Trobe University
    Australia
    Disclosure of Interest Declaration

    I, Professor 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 work part time as 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 lead 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: La Trobe 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: I have received partial funds from the University for research on management of manures/fertilizers and mitigation of nitrous oxide emissions.
    • 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.

    5) 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.

    6)  Pursuant to paragraph 11 of the COI Guidelines, I declare that I have not declined to disclose information falling within paragraph 10 of those Guidelines and I undertake to ensure that I am completely excluded from discussions and decisions on topics related to the information that I have declined to disclose. 

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

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

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

    Signed: Ian Porter
    Date: 31 January 2021

    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 XXXI/3 Task Force on Unexplained Emissions of CFC-11, and member 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 Principal Consultant and also Director of Planet Futures, and former Principal Consultant of Energy International Australia P.L. 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.
    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 temporary subsidiary bodies (e.g. task forces).
      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, including the outcome of assessments of essential use nominations, destruction technologies or process agent applications.
      3. 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 then Energy International Australia to conduct a periodic review of Australia’s halon essential uses requirements in the civilian sector. In 2019-2020, the Australian Government’s Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment engaged Planet Futures to conduct a review of Australia’s future non-defence halon requirements. During 2021, I am contracted by UNEP to write a number of articles of a technical nature for its website. During 2021, I am participating as an unpaid contributor to an Environmental Impact of Inhaled Medicines Writing Group of the Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand.
      4. Government advice and other policy development: See above under c.
      5. Paid research activities, fellowships or grants: None.
      6. Other interests: None.
    5. The Ozone Secretariat has offered funding support towards administrative costs and travel, if any, associated with my participation as co-chair of the Medical and Chemicals Technical Options Committee, co-chair of the Decision XXXI/3 Task Force on Unexplained Emissions of CFC-11, and member of the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel in 2021. As a self-employed consultant, I conduct work related to the Medical and Chemicals Technical Options Committee and the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel and its subsidiary bodies also on a voluntary (unpaid) basis.
    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 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 Medical and Chemicals Technical Options Committee.
    9. I understand that this DOI will expire no later than one year after I have signed it.

    Name: Helen Tope

    Date: 18th March 2021

    Jensen Hughes Inc
    United States of America
    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 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 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 –

    a.   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.

    b.   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. 

    c.   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 of the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel.

    d.   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.

    e.   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.

    f.    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 and the Technology and Economics Assessment Panel, 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.

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

    Signed: Daniel P. Verdonik

    Date: 06 January 2021

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

    2021 DOI -  Helen Walter-Terrinoni

    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: 28th  January, 2021