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Task Force - Decision XXXI/7 (Energy Efficiency)

Co-chairs

Name
Affiliation
Country
Maua Institute (IMT)
Brazil
Disclosure of Interest

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

TopTen
Switzerland
Disclosure of Interest

2021 DOI - Hélène Rochat

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

I, Ashley Woodcock, residing in United Kingdom, appointed to the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel, co-chair of the Decision XXXI/7 Task Force on the continued provision of information on energy efficient and low-global warming technologies, and member of the Decision XXXI-1TEAP Task Force on Replenishment of the Multilateral Fund: 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) 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:  I am a member of the NW Lung Centre Charity and Chairman of its subsidiary Medicines Evaluation Unit. I am Chairman of Axalbion which is developing a new oral cough medicine (in Phase 1). I am Chairman of Reacta which is developing diagnostic tests for Food Allergy. None of these have any interest in relation to the Montreal Protocol, TEAP, MCTOC, or its Task Forces.

  • Proprietary interests: I do not have proprietary interest in the subject matter of the Montreal Protocol, TEAP, MCTOC, or any Task Force.
  • Financial interests: I do not have ownership, shares or bonds in an entity with an interest in the subject matter of the Montreal Protocol, TEAP, MCTOC, or any Task Force.
  • Employment, consultancy, directorship or other positions:  I occasionally consult on new medicines for pharmaceutical companies. None of these interests have any relation to the Montreal Protocol, TEAP, MCTOC, or any Task Force.
  • Government advice and other policy development: I am on an advisory panel on the phase down of HFC inhalers for UK NHS Sustainability, and am Clinical Sustainability Lead for the Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust and associated hospitals.  No other relevant activity
  • Paid research activities, fellowships or grants: None relevant
  • Other interests: None relevant

5) The source of funding for my participation in the work of TEAP is Manchester University NHS Foundation NHS Trust, which allows me to take leave and provides travel support to attend 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 body.

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

Signed: Ashley Woodcock
Jan 1 2021

Member

Name
Affiliation
Country
American University in Cairo
Egypt
Disclosure of Interest

2021 DOI - Omar Abdelaziz

Ghana Energy Commission
Ghana
Disclosure of Interest

I, Kofi Adu Agyarko, nominated by Ghana, residing in Ghana, a Member of the TEAP Decision XXXI/1 Task Force on the replenishment of the Multilateral Fund for the implementation of the Montreal Protocol (hereinafter referred to as the Replenishment Task Force or RTF) 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 Director at Ghana Energy Commission. My responsibilities include promotion of energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies, which entails elaboration of rules, regulations and policies governing the importation and manufacturing of electrical appliances, elaboration of rules and regulations to establish a level playing field for the uptake and growth of renewable energy technologies.
  3. This declaration constitutes my written agreement, pursuant to paragraph 8 of the COI Guidelines, to comply with the Guidelines.  I understand that this written agreement is a condition of my service.
  4. My interests {, and those of my personal partner} {and dependants}, include the following -
    • Proprietary interests: [  ]
    • Financial interests: [   ]
    • Employment, consultancy, directorship or other positions: [  ]
    • Government advice and other policy development: [  ]
    • Paid research activities, fellowships or grants: [  ]
    • Other interests: [  ]
  5. The source of funding for my participation in the work of the TEAP RTF is [    ]
  6. Pursuant to paragraph 11 of the COI Guidelines I declare that I [have][have not] declined to disclose information falling within paragraph 10 of those Guidelines [and I undertake to ensure that I am completely excluded from discussions and decisions on topics related to the information that I have declined to disclose]. 
  7. I undertake to disclose any material change to any of the above information, pursuant to paragraph 9 of the COI Guidelines, within 30 days of any such change.
  8. I undertake to make further declarations of interest annually for so long as I remain a member of the TEAP RTF.
  9. I understand that this DOI will expire no later than one year after I have signed it.

Kofi Adu Agyarko 
Signed 
Date. 16 February 2021

King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center (KAPSARC)
Saudi Arabia
Disclosure of Interest

I, Thamir Al Shehri, nominated by Saudi Arabia and residing in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, a Member of the TEAP Decision XXXI/7 Task Force on Energy Efficiency (hereinafter referred to as the Energy Efficiency Task Force or EETF) 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 Research Associate at King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center (KAPSARC). My responsibilities include leading or participate in research projects that generate knowledge products related to energy transition, energy efficiency and climate. Interested in using technologies to facilitate better energy public policies and energy economical systems.
  3. This declaration constitutes my written agreement, pursuant to paragraph 8 of the COI Guidelines, to comply with the Guidelines. I understand that this written agreement is a condition of my service.
  4. My interests, and those of my personal partner and dependants, include the following
      • Proprietary interests: [ None ]
      • Financial interests: [ None ]
      • Employment, consultancy, directorship or other positions: [ None ]
      • Government advice and other policy development: [ None]
      • Paid research activities, fellowships or grants: [ None ]
      • Other interests: [ None ]
    • The source of funding for my participation in the work of the TEAP EETF is [Voluntary unpaid basis, UNEP would provide support for travel and per diems related to my participation in meetings] 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].
    • 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 TEAP EETF.
    • I understand that this DOI will expire no later than one year after I have signed it.

Signed: Thamir Al Shehri
Date: March 15, 2021

Independent Expert
India
Disclosure of Interest

I, Jitendra M Bhambure, residing in A – 106, Sumer Castle, Minatai Thakre Chawk, Thane 400601, MS , India, as a member of RTOC 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 consultant and presently appointed as Technical advisor by Blue Star limited, Redg office Mohan T Adwani Chawk, Churchgate, Mumbai, India at its office Blue Star Ltd, 2nd Pokhran Road, Majiwada, Thane 400601, MS, India. My responsibilities include technical advice on new technologies training needs associated with the new technologies. My association with Blue Star is up to Aug End.
  3. This declaration constitutes my written agreement, pursuant to paragraph 8 of the COI Guidelines, to comply with the Guidelines.  I understand that this written agreement is a condition of my service.
  4. My interests, and those of my personal partner and dependents, include the following (if answer is yes, describe briefly)
    • Proprietary interests: I  do not have proprietary interest in a substance, technology or process to be considered by TEAP or any of its TOCs or temporary subsidiary bodies (e.g. task forces).
    • Financial interests: I have minority share holding in Blue Star and Voltas having no impact on influencing the decision 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: Consultant (describe any interests relevant to the TEAP activity).
    • Government advice and other policy development: Not applicable (describe 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: Not applicable (describe any paid research activities, fellowships or grants relevant to the TEAP activity)
    • Other interests:
  5. The source of funding for my participation in the work of the TEAP Decision XXXI /7 Task Force is UNEP (describe funding arrangements and source)
  6. Pursuant to paragraph 11 of the COI Guidelines, I declare that I have not (have/have not) declined to disclose information falling within paragraph 10 of those Guidelines (if have declined, add the following to this statement “and I undertake to ensure that I am completely excluded from discussion and decisions on topics related to the information that I have declined to disclose”). 
  7. I undertake to disclose any material change to any of the above information, pursuant to paragraph 9 of the COI Guidelines, within 30 days of any such change.
  8. I undertake to make further declarations of interest annually for so long as I remain a member of the TEAP Temporary Subsidiary Body.
  9. I understand that this DOI will expire no later than one year after I have signed it.

Name: Jitendra Bhambure
Date: March 20, 2021

CLASP
Colombia
Disclosure of Interest

2021 DOI - Ana Maria Carreño

Daikin
Belgium
Disclosure of Interest

2021 DOI -  Hilde Dhont

Environmental Agency San Paulo
Brazil
Disclosure of Interest

I, Oswaldo dos Santos Lucon, nominated by and residing in Brazil, a Member of the TEAP Decision XXXI/7 Task Force on Energy Efficiency (hereinafter referred to as the Energy Efficiency Task Force or EETF) declare as follows:

  1. I have read the Conflict of Interest and Disclosure Guidelines for the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel, its Technical Options Committees and Temporary Subsidiary Bodies (“the COI Guidelines”) as adopted by the Meeting of the Parties in Decision XXIV/8.
  2. I am a Senior Technical Adviser on Climate Change at the Environment Secretariat of the São Paulo State Government. My responsibilities include advising on environmental policies, particularly regarding climate change mitigation.
  3. This declaration constitutes my written agreement, pursuant to paragraph 8 of the COI Guidelines, to comply with the Guidelines.  I understand that this written agreement is a condition of my service.
  4. My interests include the following -
    • Proprietary interests: none
    • Financial interests: none
    • Employment, consultancy, directorship or other positions: academic lecturing at University of São Paulo
    • Government advice and other policy development: Lead Author, IPCC WGIII AR6
    • Paid research activities, fellowships or grants: none
    • Other interests: Coordinator of the Brazilian Forum on Climate Change, not paid
  5. The source of funding for my participation in the work of the TEAP EETF is my salary at the Government
  6. Pursuant to paragraph 11 of the COI Guidelines I declare that I have not declined to disclose information falling within paragraph 10 of those Guidelines. 
  7. I undertake to disclose any material change to any of the above information, pursuant to paragraph 9 of the COI Guidelines, within 30 days of any such change.
  8. I undertake to make further declarations of interest annually for so long as I remain a member of the TEAP EETF.
  9. I understand that this DOI will expire no later than one year after I have signed it.

[Name]  OSWALDO DOS SANTOS LUCON
Signed
Date: 18 March 2021..

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

2021 DOI Gabrielle Dreyfus

Independent Expert
Lebanon
Disclosure of Interest

I, Bassam Elassaad, nominated by Lebanon and residing in Toronto, Canada, member of RTOC, Chapter Lead Author of Chapter 13 on Servicing, co-author of chapter 2 on Sustainability, and member of TSB (Task Force XXVI/9, XXVII/4, XXVIII/10, and XXX/5, XXXI/1, and 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:
In my capacity as RTOC and TSB member, an amount of my working time is spent on RTOC and TSB issues.  I also do on voluntary basis work for industry and engineering societies like ASHRAE. As an independent consultant, I provide services to organizations and institutes dealing with technical, environmental, and regulatory issues related to the refrigeration and air conditioning industry.  I do consulting work for implementing agencies on matters related to the Montreal Protocol. All consultancies are conducted on a short-term assignment basis.
I do not 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 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: [Work assignments 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 RTOC and TSBs on an entirely voluntary (unpaid) basis. UNEP Nairobi funds travel and accommodation related to my participation in 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.

Bassam Elassaad
Date: January 11, 2021

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

 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
Indonesia
Disclosure of Interest

I, Herlin Herlianika, nominated by Indonesia and residing in Bandung, Indonesia, member of TEAP, member 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 am an independent consultant on Refrigeration and Air Conditioning, Energy Conservation and Renewable energy policies. I work with some international agencies/NGO, and also very active as one of Board of Governor of ASHRAE Indonesia Chapter. My responsibilities include assist stake holders on achieving a sustainable technology on cooling sector and promoting renewable energy application.
    Neither I, nor my children (still students of universities) 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 children include the following
      • Proprietary interests: [None related to ODS or their alternatives)
      • Financial interests: [None related to ODS or their alternatives]
      • Employment, consultancy, or other positions: [consultancy for agencies 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.

Herlin Herlianika
Date: January 29th, 2021

NRDC
United States of America
Disclosure of Interest

I, Alexander Hillbrand, residing in the United States of America, member of the TEAP Decision XXXI/7 Task Force on energy-efficient technologies in the refrigeration, air-conditioning and heat-pump sectors as regards the implementation of the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol (hereinafter referred to as the Energy Efficiency Task Force or EETF), 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 Energy Efficiency and Climate Advocate at the Natural Resources Defense Council. My responsibilities include technical advocacy in support of policies that implement the HFC phasedown, increase appliance energy efficiency, and more.
  3. This declaration constitutes my written agreement, pursuant to paragraph 8 of the COI Guidelines, to comply with the Guidelines.  I understand that this written agreement is a condition of my service.
  4. My interests include the following -
    • Proprietary interests: N/A
    • Financial interests:  N/A
    • Employment, consultancy, directorship or other positions: N/A
    • Government advice and other policy development: N/A
    • Paid research activities, fellowships or grants: N/A
    • Other interests: N/A
  5. The source of funding for my participation in the work of the TEAP EETF is my employment at the Natural Resources Defense Council and the discretionary funds at its disposal.
  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 EETF.
  9. I understand that this DOI will expire no later than one year after I have signed it.

Alexander Hillbrand
March 1, 2021

Chemours Company
United States of America
Disclosure of Interest

I, Mary E. Koban, residing in Pennsylvania, in the United States of America, nominated to the RTOC under United Nations TEAP by the United States of America declare as follows:

  1. I have read the Conflict of Interest and Disclosure Guidelines for the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel, Its Technical Options Committees and Temporary Subsidiary Bodies ("the COI Guidelines") as adopted by the Meeting of the Parties in Decision XXIV/8.
  2. I am an employee of The Air-Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) working on various technical issues, including the modeling, use, safety, handling and flammability of refrigerants.
  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 dependents include the following:
    • Proprietary interests: I do not have proprietary interest in substance, technology or process to be considered by RTOC or any temporary subsidiary body.
    • Financial interests: I have shares in an entity with an interest in the subject matter of the meeting or work.
    • Employment, consultancy, directorship or other positions: Except for my employment at The Air-Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI), 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 u`sed by the US government and other International organizations in their implementation of the Montreal Protocol.
    • Paid research activities, fellowships or grants: None
    • Other interests: No conflicts
  5. The source of funding for my participation in the work of RTOC is my employment at The Air-Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute.
  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 RTOC body.
  9. I understand that this DOI will expire no later than one year alter I have signed it.

Mary E. Koban
Date: March 21, 2021

Regional Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE)
Syrian Arab Republic
Disclosure of Interest

2021 DOI - Ashraf Kraidy

Trane Technologies
United States of America
Disclosure of Interest

I, Stephen Kujak, nominated by US Department of State, United States of America, a member of the TEAP Decision XXXI/7 Task Force on Energy Efficiency (hereinafter referred to as the Energy Efficiency Task Force or EETF) 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 Director of Next Generation Refrigerant Research at Trane Technologies. My responsibilities include low GWP refrigerant research and development and high efficiency technologies
  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 Trane Technologies which include Trane and Thermo King brands and their subdivision, include the following – as described in “C”
    1. Proprietary interests: [  ]
    2. Financial interests: [   ]
    3. Employment, consultancy, directorship or other positions: [ X ]
    4. Government advice and other policy development: [  ]
    5. Paid research activities, fellowships or grants: [  ]
    6. Other interests: [  ]
  5. The source of funding for my participation in the work of the TEAP EETF is Trane Technologies
  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 EETF.
  9. I understand that this DOI will expire no later than one year after I have signed it.

Stephen Kujak
Date: 3/18/2021

Alliance for an Energy Efficient Economy (AEEE)
India
Disclosure of Interest

2021 DOI - Satish Kumar

International Energy Agency
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Disclosure of Interest

2021 DOI - Kevin Lane

Guangzhou Sun Yat Sen University
China
Disclosure of Interest

I, Tingxun Li, nominated by China and residing in Guangzhou, China, member of RTOC and of a TSB (Task Force XXV/5) 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 an associate Professor of Thermal Engineering, teaching courses and doing research in the fields of thermal sciences and refrigeration and air conditioning, at the Sun Yat-sen University, a Technical University in Guangzhou, Guangdong, China. As an expert of China Environment Protection ministry, I consult for various entities. These include organizations dealing with refrigeration and air conditioning issues, and organizations dealing with Montreal Protocol and UNFCCC related climate issues. All consultancies are conducted on a short-term assignment basis.

Neither I, nor my wife 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 RTOC and TSBs on an entirely voluntary (unpaid) basis. UNEP Nairobi funds travel and accommodation related to my participation in 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  the RTOC.

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

Tingxun Li
Date: January 12, 2021

Carrier Corporation
United States of America
Disclosure of Interest

I, Richard Lord, United States{residing in United States, a Member of the TEAP Decision XXXI/7 Task Force on Energy Efficiency (hereinafter referred to as the Energy Efficiency Task Force or EETF) 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 [job title] at [employing organization, institution, company, agency, etc.]. My responsibilities include [description of current work interests/areas of focus.]
  3. This declaration constitutes my written agreement, pursuant to paragraph 8 of the COI Guidelines, to comply with the Guidelines.  I understand that this written agreement is a condition of my service.
  4. My interests {, and those of my personal partner} {and dependants}, include the following -
    • Employee of Carrier Corporation
    • Financial interests: [   ]
    • Co Vice Chair of ASHRAE 90.1
      Chair of CSA 401 HVAC Committee
      Member of CSA 424 System Committee
    • 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 TEAP EETF is 100% from Carrier Corporation
  6. Pursuant to paragraph 11 of the COI Guidelines I declare that I [have][have not] declined to disclose information falling within paragraph 10 of those Guidelines [and I undertake to ensure that I am completely excluded from discussions and decisions on topics related to the information that I have declined to disclose]. 
  7. I undertake to disclose any material change to any of the above information, pursuant to paragraph 9 of the COI Guidelines, within 30 days of any such change.
  8. I undertake to make further declarations of interest annually for so long as I remain a member of the TEAP EETF.
  9. I understand that this DOI will expire no later than one year after I have signed it.

Richard Lord
2-28-2021

Mabe
Mexico
Disclosure of Interest

2021 DOI -  Pablo Moreno Cadena

Mawazo Institute / Energy for growth Hub
Kenya
Disclosure of Interest

2021 DOI - Rose M. Mutiso

JRAIA
Japan
Disclosure of Interest

I, Tetsuji Okada, nominated by Japan and residing in Yokohama Japan, member of RTOC since 2013, co-author of two chapters of the RTOC 2014 assessments in prior assessments 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 a President in JRAIA (Japan Refirigeration and Air conditioning Industry Association). I was transfer from Mitsubishi Electric Corporation to JRAIA in June 2014. I have engaged in the research and development of the air conditioners and the hot water systems by CO2 (Eco cute).  I am also familiar with the heat exchangers used in the air conditioners and the refrigerant circuits of the heat pump systems.
I am a member of Japan Refirigeration and Air conditioning Industry Association (JRAIA)
Neither I, nor my wife 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: [Work assignments for RTOC and TSBs; consultancy for organisations 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 RTOC on an entirely voluntary basis. Travel and subsistence related to my participation in RTOC meetings is funded from JRAIA.

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.

Tetsuji Okada
Date: February 4, 2021

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
India
Disclosure of Interest

I, Nihar Kaushik Shah, Indian Citizen, residing temporarily in the United States of America, a Member of the TEAP Decision XXXI/7 Task Force on Energy Efficiency (hereinafter referred to as the Energy Efficiency Task Force or EETF) 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 Research Scientist and Presidential Director of the Global Cooling Efficiency Program at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, USA. My responsibilities include managing and conducting scientific research on the energy efficiency of appliances including air-conditioning and refrigeration appliances to provide policy-relevant technical information in the public interest to governments, multilateral and international agencies, non-governmental organizations, industry and academia.
  3. This declaration constitutes my written agreement, pursuant to paragraph 8 of the COI Guidelines, to comply with the Guidelines.  I understand that this written agreement is a condition of my service.
  4. My interests include the following -
    • Proprietary interests: I do not have proprietary interest in a substance, technology or process to be considered by TEAP or any of its TOCs or temporary subsidiary bodies (e.g. task forces).
    • Financial interests: I do not have ownership, shares or bonds in an entity with an interest in the subject matter of the meeting or work. (relevant financial relationships between members should be disclosed)
    • Employment, consultancy, directorship or other positions: As described above, I am employed by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. I also serve on the Technical Review Committee of the Global Cooling Prize for the strict purpose of adjudicating the finalists and winners of the Prize.
    • Government advice and other policy development: See above under 2)
    • Paid research activities, fellowships or grants: See above under 2)
    • Other interests:
  5. The source of funding for my participation in the work of the TEAP EETF is from governmental and philanthropic funds in the public interest.
  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 EETF.
  9. I understand that this DOI will expire no later than one year after I have signed it.

Nihar Shah
Date 3/1/2021

Consulting Experts

Name
Affiliation
Country
UN Environment Programme
United States of America
Disclosure of Interest

2021 DOI - Brian Holuj

AHT Cooling Systems
Germany
Disclosure of Interest

2021 DOI - Gottfried Huber