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Task Force - Decision XXXIII/5 (Energy Efficiency)

Member

Name
Affiliation
Country
A-Gas Australia Pty Ltd
Australia
Disclosure of Interest

I, Elvira Nigido, residing in Australia, a Member of the Fire Suppression Technical Options Committee and Member of TEAP task force on decision XXXV/11 (Life-cycle refrigerant management) 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 A-Gas based in Melbourne Australia however my role as Group Sustainability Compliance Manager has a global remit. A-Gas is a global company committed to protecting the environment by effectively managing the lifecycle of refrigerants and fire protection gases that are ozone depleting &/or global warming (through best practice recovery, recycling, reclamation, supply, leak reduction and destruction). My main responsibilities at A-Gas are oversight of our ESG obligations, management of our internal GHG emissions on our journey to net zero and advocating for life cycle refrigerant management to help the Montreal Protocol achieve its full potential. I also provide high level guidance to our internal team who are responsible for the contract delivery of the Australian National Halon Bank; also liaising with key stakeholders in the Australian Government namely the Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water & the wider Australian Fire protection industry in matters relating to the Australian licensing scheme under the Commonwealth Ozone Protection & Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Management Act & regulations.
    I was appointed as a member of the Australian Fire Protection Industry (ODS & SGG) Board in December 2016. As a Board Member I assist in the administration of the fire protection division of the Ozone Protection and Synthetic Greenhouse Gas Regulations 1995 on behalf of the Australian Government.
  3. This declaration constitutes my written agreement, pursuant to paragraph 8 of the COI Guidelines, to comply with the Guidelines. I understand that this written agreement is a condition of my service.
  4. My interests, and those of my personal partner and dependents include the following
    • Proprietary interests: I have proprietary interest in substance, technology or process to be considered by TEAP or any TOC or any temporary subsidiary body. I personally do not have proprietary interests, however my employer A-Gas owns the PLASMA Arc destruction technology that is an approved TEAP technology. A-Gas has two units in the USA & one under fabrication in Australia.
    • 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: None
    • Government advice and other policy development: None
    • Paid research activities, fellowships or grants: None
    • Other interests: None
  5. The source of funding for my participation in the work of TEAP is A-Gas.
  6. Pursuant to paragraph 11 of the COI Guidelines, I declare that I have not declined to disclose information falling within paragraph 10 of those Guidelines.
  7. I undertake to disclose any material change to any of the above information, pursuant to paragraph 9 of the COI Guidelines, within 30 days of any such change.
  8. I undertake to make further declarations of interest annually for so long as I remain a member of the TEAP body.
  9. I understand that this DOI will expire on 31 December 2024 after I have signed it.

Signed: Elvira Nigido
Date: 2023-12-18

Trane Technologies
United States of America
Disclosure of Interest

I, Helen A Walter Terrinoni, residing in United States of America, a Technical Options Committee co- chair of the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel (TEAP), and Member of TEAP task force on decision XXXV/11 (Life-cycle refrigerant management) 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 global climate policy.
  3. This declaration constitutes my written agreement, pursuant to paragraph 8 of the COI Guidelines, to comply with the Guidelines. I understand that this written agreement is a condition of my service.
  4. My interests, and those of my personal partner and dependents include the following
    • Proprietary interests: I do not have proprietary interest in substance, technology or process to be considered by TEAP or any TOC or any temporary subsidiary body.
    • Financial interests: I have ownership, shares or bonds in an entity with an interest in the subject matter of the meeting or work. I may have shares of stock in a mututal fund that is subject matter of the meeting or work.
    • Employment, consultancy, directorship or other positions: I am employed by Trane Technologies
    • Government advice and other policy development: I provide technical information to policymakers regarding technology transitions.
    • Paid research activities, fellowships or grants: Modeling work is unpaid and voluntary
    • Other interests: Board member of Switch 2025, which is a non-profit educating and supporting technology transitions
  5. The source of funding for my participation in the work of TEAP 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 body.
  9. I understand that this DOI will expire on 31 December 2024 after I have signed it.

Signed: Helen A Walter Terrinoni 
Date: 2024-01-05