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TEAP Task Force on Decision XXX/3 (CFC-11)

TEAP Task Force on Decision XXX/3 (CFC-11)

Member

Name
Affiliation
Country
Independent Expert
Brazil
Disclosure of Interest

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

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

  

Signed PAULO ALTOÉ

Date : 31 March 2019

Anthesis
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Disclosure of Interest

I, Paul Keith Ashford, residing in the United Kingdom, serving as a member of the Foams Technical Options Committee (FTOC) and appointed as member of TEAP’s Task Force on Unexplained Emissions of CFC-11 under Decision XXX/3 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 Managing Director at Caleb Management Services Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Anthesis Consulting Group. My responsibilities include the development of the Group’s Sustainable Chemistry consulting business worldwide and involves providing consultancy services to public and private enterprises on matters of responsible chemical management along supply-chains and related issues of compliance. Only a very minor part of this portfolio relates to the management of ODS or Industrial Greenhouse Gases.
    3. This declaration constitutes my written agreement, pursuant to paragraph 8 of the COI Guidelines, to comply with the Guidelines.  I understand that this written agreement is a condition of my service.
    4. My interests, and those of my personal partner and dependents, include the following:
      • Proprietary interests: Neither I, nor my spouse, have any 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 own stock in Anthesis Consulting Group, but this amounts to considerably less than 5% of the total capital. Anthesis Consulting Group may, from time-to-time, be approached to bid for, or otherwise participate in projects with some links to the subject matter of the TEAP and the Foams TOC, but this would in aggregate represent less than 1% of the Group turnover.
      • Employment, consultancy, directorship or other positions: Except for my work as a full-time consultant with Anthesis Consulting Group, neither I nor my spouse are employed by, consult for, or serve as a director of or hold any other position for any entity which has an interest in the subject matter of the TEAP or the Foams TOC.
      • Government advice and other policy development: Neither I nor my spouse provide advice on significant issues to a government with respect to its implementation of the Montreal Protocol or engage in the development of significant policy positions of a government for a Montreal Protocol meeting.
      • Paid research activities, fellowships or grants: Neither I nor my spouse are the recipients of any paid research activities or any fellowships or grants for work related to a proposed use of an ozone-depleting substance or an alternative to a proposed use of an ozone depleting substance.
      • Other interests: Neither I, nor my spouse, have other interests related to the subject matter of the TEAP or the Foams TOC.
    5. I now receive no funding for my participation in the work of the Foams TOC or the TEAP Task Force on Unexplained Emissions of CFC-11
    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 FTOC or any TEAP Temporary Subsidiary Body.
    9. I understand that this DOI will expire no later than one year after I have signed it.

Name: Paul Ashford            

Date: 5th April 2019

France
Disclosure of Interest
Independent Expert
Costa Rica
Disclosure of Interest

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

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

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

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

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

 

Signed: Marco Gonzalez

March 15, 2019

 

Peking University
Japan
Disclosure of Interest

I, Jianxin Hu nominated by China, and residing in China, a Member of the Medical and Chemicals Technical Options Committee declare as follows..

  1. I have read the Conflict of Interest and Disclosure Guidelines for the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel, Its Technical Options Committees and Temporary Subsidiary Bodies (“the COI Guidelines”) as adopted by the Meeting of the Parties in Decision XXIV/8.
  2. 2) I am a Professor of Environmental Sciences at Peking University in China. My responsibilities include teaching and researching on environmental management on Chemicals, especially relate to HFCs, ozone-depleting substances, and persistent organically pollutants, as an independent consultant providing strategic, policy and technical advice to government, industry and other non-governmental organizations.
  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 task forces Unexpected Emissions of CFC-11.
    • 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: See following.
    • Government advice and other policy development: See following.
    • Paid research activities, fellowships or grants: My research work has an
    • Other interests:
    • interest in the topics of the Montreal Protocol, because I work for organisations that support the Montreal Protocol in phasing out ODS. Such as in 2015, I had a project which is drafting Chinese HCFCs Phaseout Plan for the government. This project paid by MLF.
  5. The source of funding for my participation in the work of the Medical and Chemicals Technical Options Committee is 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 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: Jianxin Hu

Date: March 14, 2019

Consultant
India
Disclosure of Interest

I, Rabinder N Kaul, residing in India, appointed as member of the Medical and Chemicals Technical Options Committee and TEAP’s Task Force on Unexpected Emissions of CFC-11 under Decision XXX/3 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 presently work for SRF Limited as a consultant. I am also Secretary of REGMA, an industrial association of refrigerant gases manufacturers in India. My responsibilities include work related to the Montreal Protocol and related MEAs and the regulatory 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 (if answer is yes, describe briefly)
    • Proprietary interests: I do not have proprietary interest in a substance, technology or process to be considered by TEAP or any of its TOCs or temporary subsidiary bodies (e.g. task forces).
    • Financial interests: I do have some shares in an entity with an interest in the subject
    • Employment, consultancy, directorship or other positions: I am also Secretary of the Refrigerant Gas Manufacturers Association (REGMA)
    • Government advice and other policy development: Do not provide advice on significant issues to a Government in respect of policy.
    • Paid research activities, fellowships or grants: I do not receive paid research activities or any fellowships /grants relevant to the TEAP activity.
    • Other interests: No other interests related to the subject matter of TEAP/Montreal Protocol
  5. The source of funding for my participation in the work of the TOC and TEAP’s Task Force on Unexpected emissions of CFC 11. The travel and stay is funded by the Ozone Secretariat as Article 5 participant. Professional services are however voluntary.
  6. Pursuant to paragraph 11 of the COI Guidelines, I declare that I have not declined to disclose information falling within paragraph 10 of those Guidelines
  7. I undertake to disclose any material change to any of the above information, pursuant to paragraph 9 of the COI Guidelines, within 30 days of any such change.
  8. I undertake to make further declarations of interest annually for so long as I remain a member of the TOC and TEAP Temporary Subsidiary Body.
  9. I understand that this DOI will expire no later than one year after I have signed it.

 

Name:   Rabinder N Kaul

Date:    17 May,2019

 

Independent Expert
Netherlands
Disclosure of Interest

I, Lambert Kuijpers, nominated by The Netherlands and residing in Venlo, The Netherlands, member of the RTOC, member of one TEAP TSB (the Task Force XXX/3 on unexpected emissions of trichlorofluoromethane (CFC-11)) declare as follows:

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

2) My responsibilities include:

In my current capacity, next to RTOC work, a certain amount of my working time is spent on issues requested via recent Montreal Protocol decisions, including involvement in the XXX/3 TEAP Task Force on unexpected CFC-11 emissions and involvement in a few other matters, mostly related to review work. As a senior research scientist, I also provide certain services for technical institutes (such as universities) on a part time basis, if these fit in certain annual teaching and research programs. For the remainder of my assignments for various entities, I act as an independent consultant. These entities include organisations involved in technical refrigeration and air conditioning issues, as well as organisations dealing with Montreal Protocol issues and those focusing on UNFCCC related climate issues. Organisations involved in Montreal Protocol issues include the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation,(UNIDO) and the World Bank (WB). 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, or companies developing or producing equipment that would apply (use) these.

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 a proprietary interest in a substance, technology or process (e.g. ownership of a patent) to be considered by the TEAP, its technical options committees including the RTOC, or temporary subsidiary bodies.
  • Financial interests: I do not own or exercise control over shares or bonds in an entity with an interest in a substance, technology or process (e.g. ownership of a patent) to be considered by the TEAP, its technical options committees including the RTOC, or temporary subsidiary bodies.
  • Employment, consultancy, directorship or other positions: I am not currently employed by, advising for, or hold another position in any entity which has an interest in the subject matter of the TEAP and its technical options committees.
  • Government advice and other policy development: I do not provide advice on significant issues to a government with respect to its implementation of the Montreal Protocol or engage in the development of significant policy positions of a government for a Montreal Protocol meeting.
  • Paid research activities, fellowships or grants: I do not perform any paid research activities or receive any fellowships or grants for work related to a proposed use of an ozone-depleting substance or an alternative to a proposed use of an ozone depleting substance.
  • Other interests: I do not have other interests related to the subject matter of the TEAP, its technical options committees including the RTOC, or the Montreal Protocol.

5) Efforts spent in undertaking the work for the above activities (RTOC and TSB work) are funded, to a certain degree, via a budget made available by UNEP to A/genT b.v. as the consultancy company under which I am operating. A certain amount of work also related to these tasks is done on a voluntary basis. Travel and subsistence related to meetings of the RTOC and the XXX/3 Task Force are funded from the budget mentioned above.

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

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

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

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

Lambert Kuijpers

Date: February 25, 2019

 

Carrier Corporation
United States
Disclosure of Interest

I, Richard Lord, residing in Murfreesboro, Tn, USA, appointed as member of TEAP’s Task Force on Unexpected Emissions of CFC-11 under Decision XXX/3 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 Sr Fellow employed by Carrier Corporation, a Division of United Technologies. My responsibilities include advanced development activities and research, evaluation of new refrigerants and systems and work on development and modification of efficiency and safety standards for the HVAC&R 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 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 and my family 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 only employed by Carrier Corporation and hold no other formal or informal positions other than codes and standards mentioned in item d below.
  • Government advice and other policy development: I am involved in US codes and standards and I am the co-vice chair of ASHRAE 90.1, member of ASHRAE 189.1, 205, 207, 221, and 196. I am also a member of UL60335-2- 40 and CSA 873. I am also a member of a AHRI task force for the introduction of new low GWP refrigerants.
  • Paid research activities, fellowships or grants: none
  • Other interests: no other technical interests.

5)  The source of funding for my participation in the work of the TEAP Task Force on destruction technologies is paid by Carrier Corporation

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 Temporary Subsidiary Body.

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

Name: Richard Lord

Date: 3/13/2019

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
United States
Disclosure of Interest

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

  1. I have read the Conflict of Interest and Disclosure Guidelines for the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel, Its Technical Options Committees and Temporary Subsidiary Bodies (“the COI Guidelines”) as adopted by the Meeting of the Parties in Decision XXIV/8.
  2. I am a full-time employee of the United States Environmental Protection Agency’s (USEPA) Stratospheric Protection Division, Washington, DC. My responsibilities include working as Branch Chief of the Alternatives and Emissions Reduction Branch, Stratospheric Protection Division, and sector analyst in a program that includes reviews of alternatives for various sectors of use in support of the U.S. transition away from ozone-depleting substances (ODS). In this capacity, I work within the various sectors of ODS including the fire suppression sector to review the human health and environmental effects of alternatives to ozone-depleting halons, once widely used in many specialty industrial, military, marine, and aviation applications. I serve as member on a number of technical committees under the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), and the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). I also work on issues such as recovery/recycling and destruction of ODS with related government and nongovernmental organizations and stakeholders in the U.S. The USEPA has an interest in the topics of the Montreal Protocol because the Agency is responsible for implementing national regulations and policies to meet the US commitments under the Protocol. In addition, the USEPA has funded government and non-governmental organizations working on ozone layer protection, atmospheric science, and environmental and health effects research.
  3. This declaration constitutes my written agreement, pursuant to paragraph 8 of the COI Guidelines, to comply with the Guidelines.  I understand that this written agreement is a condition of my service.
  4. My interests, and those of my personal partner and dependents, include the following:
    1. Proprietary interests: I do not have proprietary interest in a substance, technology or process to be considered by TEAP or any of its TOCs or this task force.
    2. Financial interests: I do not have ownership, shares or bonds in an entity with an interest in the subject matter of the meeting or work.
    3. Employment, consultancy, directorship or other positions: I am not currently employed, consulting, or hold any other position in any entity which has an interest in the subject matter of this task force.
    4. Government advice and other policy development: My responsibilities at the USEPA may include providing information and advice to stakeholders on the interpretation and compliance with national regulations to protect the ozone layer and related to the transition away from ODS in the U.S. I do not provide advice on significant issues to a government with respect to its implementation of the Montreal Protocol or engage in the development of significant policy positions of a government for a Montreal Protocol meeting.
    5. Paid research activities, fellowships or grants: I am not performing any paid research activities or receive any fellowships or grants for work related to a proposed use of an ODS or an alternative to a proposed use of an ODS.
    6. Other interests: I do not have other interests related to the subject matter of this task force.
  5. The source of funding for my participation in the work of the TEAP is USEPA.
  6. Pursuant to paragraph 11 of the COI Guidelines, I declare that I have not declined to disclose information falling within paragraph 10 of those Guidelines. 
  7. I undertake to disclose any material change to any of the above information, pursuant to paragraph 9 of the COI Guidelines, within 30 days of any such change.
  8. I undertake to make further declarations of interest annually for so long as I remain a member of the TEAP.
  9. I understand that this DOI will expire no later than one year after I have signed it.

 

Signed: Bella A. Maranion

Date: 13 March 2019

Japan
Disclosure of Interest
Universitá Politecnica delle Marche
Italy
Disclosure of Interest

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

  1. I have read the Conflict of Interest and Disclosure Guidelines for the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel, Its Technical Options Committees and Temporary Subsidiary Bodies (“the COI Guidelines”) as adopted by the Meeting of the Parties in Decision XXIV/8.
  2. My responsibilities include:
    • I am Professor of Fisica tecnica industriale (Thermal Sciences) at Università Politecnica delle Marche (UNIVPM) in Ancona, Italy. My responsibilities include teaching courses and doing research in the fields of Thermal sciences, Thermal systems, Refrigeration and air conditioning, Renewable energies and Energy saving technologies. It’s also my responsibility doing coordination and administrative work as Department Director. I occasionally work, within UNIVPM terms, as a consultant for Companie, Local Government Bodies and UN Implementing Agencies in fields such as Energy planning, Renewables and Refrigeration. All consultancies are conducted on a short-term assignment basis. At present I am National Delegate for Italy at the International Institute of Refrigeration (IIR).
    • Neither I, nor my former wife (divorced, an English teacher) nor my children own stock or have proprietary interests in Companies producing ODS or their alternatives or substitutes. I own shares in two Small Enterprises, both Academic Spin-Offs, which, among their scopes, also develop innovative refrigeration systems not containing ODS.
  3. This declaration constitutes my written agreement, pursuant to paragraph 8 of the COI Guidelines, to comply with the Guidelines. I understand that this written agreement is a condition of my service.
  4. My interests and those of my former wife or children include the following
    • Proprietary interests: [I own shares in two Small Enterprises, both Academic Spin-Offs, which, among their scopes, also develop innovative refrigeration systems not containing ODS]
    • Financial interests: [None related to ODS or their alternatives]
    • Employment, consultancy, directorship or other positions: [University activities and consultancy as described in numeral 2) above]
    • Government advice and other policy development: [I occasionally do consultancy for Local Government Bodies and UN Implementing Agencies on energy planning and environmental issues]
    • Paid research activities, fellowships, grants: [None related to ODS or their alternatives]
    • Other interests: [None related to ODS or their alternatives]
  5. I conduct the work for TEAP and RTOC and TSBs on an entirely voluntary (unpaid) basis. Travel expenses associated with TEAP and RTOC and TSBs meetings are paid by the Ministry of Environment of Italy (MATTM) through a Small Scale Funding Agreement (SSFA) with UNEP, Nairobi and by UNIVPM through my research grants.
  6. Pursuant to paragraph 11 of the COI Guidelines I declare that I have not declined to disclose information falling within paragraph 10 of those Guidelines.
  7. I undertake to disclose any material change to any of the above information, pursuant to paragraph 9 of the COI Guidelines, within 30 days of any such change.
  8. I undertake to make further declarations of interest annually for so long as I remain a member of the TEAP and the RTOC.
  9. I understand that this DOI will expire no later than one year after I have signed it.

Fabio Polonara

Date: March 12, 2019

Spray Quimica
Venezuela
Disclosure of Interest

I, Jose Pons, nominated by Venezuela residing in United States, a Member of the Medical and Chemicals Technical Options Committee declare as follows.

    1. I have read the Conflict of Interest and Disclosure Guidelines for the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel, Its Technical Options Committees and Temporary Subsidiary Bodies (“the COI Guidelines”) as adopted by the Meeting of the Parties in Decision XXIV/8.
    2. I am president of Spray Quimica CA and Sicamu Inc. My responsibilities include managing aerosol filling plants.
    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 a substance, technology or process to be considered by TEAP or any of its TOCs or temporary subsidiary bodies (e.g. task forces
      • Financial interests: I do not have ownership, shares or bonds in an entity with an interest in the subject matter of the meeting or work.
      • Employment, consultancy, directorship or other positions: None
      • Government advice and other policy development: None
      • Paid research activities, fellowships or grants: None
      • Other interests:
    5. The source of funding for my participation in the work of the Medical and Chemicals Technical Options Committee is Montreal Protocol 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 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: Jose Pons

Date: 3/13/19

Independent Expert
Colombia
Disclosure of Interest

I, Miguel W. Quintero, residing in Colombia, member of the Foams Technical Options Committee and appointed as member of TEAP’s Task Force on Unexpected Emissions of CFC-11 under Decision XXX/3 declare as follows.

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

2) I am a part time consultant for the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), one of the implementing agencies of the Montreal Protocol. My main activity is to support the HPMP preparation and implementation process in Latin America. I am also a member of the World Bank’s OORG advisory group in the area of foams.

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

4) My interests, and those of my spouse include the following -

  • Proprietary interests: Neither I, nor my spouse, have a proprietary interest in a substance, technology or process (e.g., ownership of a patent) to be considered by the FTOC or any of the TEAP temporary subsidiary bodies.
  • Financial interests: I own stocks of The Dow Chemical Co., which is now or has previously been a producer of ozone-depleting substances and products made with or containing ozone depleting substances and their substitutes and alternatives. Except that, neither I nor my spouse own or exercise control over shares or bonds in an entity with an interest in the subject matter of the meeting or work except for shareholdings through general mutual funds where we have no control over the selection of shares. 
  • Employment, consultancy, directorship or other positions: Except for my work advising UNDP and the World Bank on the HCFC phase out process, 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 FTOC.
  • Government advice and other policy development: 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: Neither I nor my spouse are the recipients of any paid research activities or any fellowships or grants for work related to a proposed use of an ozone-depleting substance or an alternative to a proposed use of an ozone depleting substance.
  • Other interests: Neither I, nor my spouse, have other interests related to the subject matter of the FTOC.

5) The source of funding for my participation in the work of the Foams Technical Options Committee comes from UNEP’s Ozone Secretariat. I receive no payment for my time commitment.

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 member of the Foams Technical Options Committee.

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

Signed: Miguel W. Quintero
Date: March 18th, 2019

United States
Disclosure of Interest
Huntsman
China
Disclosure of Interest

I, Enshan Sheng, residing in China , appointed as member of TEAP’s Task Force on Unexpected Emissions of CFC-11 under Decision XXX/3 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 Managing Director - Huntsman Campus in Shanghai, responsible for the overall management of Huntsman’s Campus in Shanghai housing all the Huntsman businesses. The Campus includes the Company’s Asia Pacific Technology Center.
  3. This declaration constitutes my written agreement, pursuant to paragraph 8 of the COI Guidelines, to comply with the Guidelines.  I understand that this written agreement is a condition of my service.
  4. My interests, and those of my personal partner and dependents, include the following (if answer is yes, describe briefly)
    • Proprietary interests: I do not have proprietary interest in a substance, technology or process to be considered by TEAP or any of its TOCs or temporary subsidiary bodies (e.g. task forces).
    • Financial interests: I do not have ownership, shares or bonds in an entity with an interest in the subject matter of the meeting or work. (relevant financial relationships between members should be disclosed)
    • Employment, consultancy, directorship or other positions: my Managing Director role in Huntsman relates to the Campus management and occasionally relates to the use of HCFC / HFC alternatives as blowing agents in polyurethane systems developed by our technologists in the Asia Pacific Technology Center.
    • Government advice and other policy development: No conflict.
    • Paid research activities, fellowships or grants: No conflict.
    • Other interests: No conflict.
  5. The source of funding for my participation in the work of the TEAP Task Force on Unexpected CFC-11 Emissions is 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 (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: Enshan Sheng

Date:  March 18th 2019

NSA and Assoc. Ltd
United Kingdom
Disclosure of Interest

I, David Sherry, residing in _United Kingdom, appointed as member of TEAP’s Task Force on Unexpected Emissions of CFC-11 under Decision XXX/3 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 (Co-Director and co-owner of NSA. NSA specialises in the chlorine and fluorine chemical industries, providing technical, commercial, strategic and regulatory advice to industry, trade associations and government organisations. My responsibilities include (studies on HFOs and CTC; outlook for CTC-commercial; bottom-up emissions and production of CTC for SPARC; bottoms up look at possible ODS 2006-2056-University of Leeds).
    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 (have) ownership, shares or bonds in an entity with an interest in the subject matter of the meeting or work. (co-owner of NSA Ltd, as described above
      3. Employment, consultancy, directorship or other positions: (see above).
      4. Government advice and other policy development: (Advice to Leeds university and SPARC concerning actual and predicted emissions of ODS)
      5. Paid research activities, fellowships or grants: (none)
      6. Other interests:
    5. The source of funding for my participation in the work of the TEAP Task Force on destruction technologies? is Department for Environment, Food, and Rural Affairs (DEFRA), UK 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 Temporary Subsidiary Body.
    9. I understand that this DOI will expire no later than one year after I have signed it.

Name: David Sherry

Date: 13 March 2019

Independent Expert
Algeria
Disclosure of Interest

I, Sidi Menad Si Ahmed, residing in _Vienna, Austria, nominated to TEAP by Algeria declare as follows.

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


Signed: Sidi Menad Si-Ahmed

Date: 27/03/2019

Mexichem (UK) Ltd
United Kingdom
Disclosure of Interest

I, Peter Sleigh, residing in United Kingdom, appointed as member of the Medical and Chemicals Technical Options Committee and TEAP’s Task Force on Unexpected Emissions of CFC-11 under Decision XXX/3 declare as follows.

  1. I have read the Conflict of Interest and Disclosure Guidelines for the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel, Its Technical Options Committees and Temporary Subsidiary Bodies (“the COI Guidelines”) as adopted by the Meeting of the Parties in Decision XXIV/8.
  2. I am employed as a Regulatory Manager for Mexichem UK Limited, a producer and distributor of fluorinated products. My responsibilities include ensuring regulatory compliance particularly in the Europe. Mexichem UK Limited has an interest in the topics of the Montreal Protocol because they sell fluorochemicals controlled by the protocol.
  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: Neither I nor my spouse, 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: Neither I nor my spouse, have ownership, shares or bonds in an entity with an interest in the subject matter of the meeting or work.
    • Employment, consultancy, directorship or other positions: Except for my work for Mexichem UK Limited, 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 TEAP and its Task Force.
    • Government advice and other policy development: Apart from providing occasional responses to government initiated public consultations neither I nor my spouse provide advice on significant issues to a government with respect to its implementation of the Montreal Protocol or engage in the development of significant policy positions of a government for a Montreal Protocol meeting.
    • Paid research activities, fellowships or grants:- Except for my salary as an employee of Mexichem UK Limited, neither I nor my spouse are the recipients of any paid research activities or any fellowships or grants for work related to a proposed use of an ozone-depleting substance or an alternative to a proposed use of an ozone depleting substance.
    • Other interests: Neither I nor my spouse have other interests related to the subject matter of the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel or the Montreal Protocol.
  5. The source of funding for my participation in the work of the TEAP Task Force on Unexplained Emissions of CFC-11 is as part of my day to day Regulatory Manager role for Mexichem UK Limited.
  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 Temporary Subsidiary Body.
  9. I understand that this DOI will expire no later than one year after I have signed it.

Name: Peter Sleigh

Date: May 2019

Natural Resources Defense Council
Greece
Disclosure of Interest

I, Christina Theodoridi, residing in Washington, D.C., appointed as member of TEAP’s Task Force on Unexpected Emissions of CFC-11 under Decision XXX/3 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 technical analyst for the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC). My responsibilities include providing technical support for regulations regarding emissions from hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs).
    3. This declaration constitutes my written agreement, pursuant to paragraph 8 of the COI Guidelines, to comply with the Guidelines.  I understand that this written agreement is a condition of my service.
    4. My interests, and those of my personal partner and dependents, include the following (if answer is yes, describe briefly)
      • Proprietary interests: I do not have proprietary interest in a substance, technology or process to be considered by TEAP or any of its TOCs or temporary subsidiary bodies (e.g. task forces).
      • Financial interests: I do not have ownership, shares or bonds in an entity with an interest in the subject matter of the meeting or work. (relevant financial relationships between members should be disclosed)
      • Employment, consultancy, directorship or other positions: (describe any interests relevant to the TEAP activity). None
      • Government advice and other policy development: (describe any interests relevant to the work, including any provision of advice to government, organisations or institutions involved in policy development). None
      • Paid research activities, fellowships or grants: (describe any paid research activities, fellowships or grants relevant to the TEAP activity). None
      • Other interests:
    5. The source of funding for my participation in the work of the TEAP Task Force on Unexpected Emissions of CFC-11 is (describe funding arrangements and source) my employer, NRDC.
    6. Pursuant to paragraph 11 of the COI Guidelines, I declare that I have not declined to disclose information falling within paragraph 10 of those Guidelines (if have declined, add the following to this statement “and I undertake to ensure that I am completely excluded from discussion and decisions on topics related to the information that I have declined to disclose”). 
    7. I undertake to disclose any material change to any of the above information, pursuant to paragraph 9 of the COI Guidelines, within 30 days of any such change.
    8. I undertake to make further declarations of interest annually for so long as I remain a member of the TEAP Temporary Subsidiary Body.
    9. I understand that this DOI will expire no later than one year after I have signed it.

 

Name: Christina Theodoridi

Date: 3/18/2019

Energy International Australia
Australia
Disclosure of Interest

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

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

 

Name: Helen Tope

Date: 3rd April 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Signed: Helen Walter-Terrinoni

Date: 4/4/19

Peking University
China
Disclosure of Interest

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

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

 

Signed
Shiqiu Zhang

Date Feb 26, 2019

Consulting Experts

Name
Affiliation
Country
Independent Expert
United Kingdom
Disclosure of Interest

I, Andy Lindley, nominated by the United Kingdom, residing in the United Kingdom, a Member of the Medical and Chemicals Technical Options Committee declare as follows.

  1. My interests, and those of my personal partner and dependents, include the following Proprietary interests: I do not have proprietary interest in a substance, technology or process to be considered by TEAP or any of its TOCs or temporary subsidiary bodies (e.g. task forces).
  2. This declaration constitutes my written agreement, pursuant to paragraph 8 of the COI Guidelines, to comply with the Guidelines.  I understand that this written agreement is a condition of my service.
  3. I am an independent consultant providing services to Mexichem UK Ltd and EFCTC. My responsibilities include work for the European Fluorocarbon Technical Committee (EFCTC) mainly focused on HFCs and HFOs, their applications and EFCTC website content development and newsletter production.
  4. 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.
    • 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 receive payment for acting as a consultant to Mexichem UK Ltd and EFCTC. My responsibilities include work for the European Fluorocarbon Technical Committee (EFCTC), mainly focused on HFCs and applications, website content development and newsletter production.
    • Government advice and other policy development: None
    • Paid research activities, fellowships or grants: None
    • Other interests: No Conflict
  5. The source of funding for my participation in the work of the Medical and Chemicals Technical Options Committee is none as no funding is required for my participation as a corresponding member
  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 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: Andy Lindley

Date: 17 March 2019

 

Consultant - Retired
United Kingdom
Disclosure of Interest
Department of Commerce
United States
Disclosure of Interest

I, Steve Montzka, residing in the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration in Bolder, Colorado, appointed as member of TEAP’s Task Force on Unexpected Emissions of CFC-11 under Decision XXX/3 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 as U.S. Government Research Chemist, employed by the U.S. Department of Commerce. My responsibilities include making and interpreting measurements of atmospheric gases including ozone-depleting substances and chemicals used as 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 personal partner and dependents, include the following (if answer is yes, describe briefly)
    • Proprietary interests: I do not have proprietary interest in a substance, technology or process to be considered by TEAP or any of its TOCs or temporary subsidiary bodies (e.g. task forces).
    • Financial interests: I do not have ownership, shares or bonds in an entity with an interest in the subject matter of the meeting or work.
    • Employment, consultancy, directorship or other positions: I am a Fellow of CIRES, a university cooperative institute working with NOAA in Boulder.
    • Government advice and other policy development: Only to share relevant measurement data that I am acquiring and communicating those data and my interpretation of them to interested parties.
    • Paid research activities, fellowships or grants: I obtain, periodically, grants from NASA and other organizations for studying the atmospheric abundance and fluxes of ozone-depleting substances and their substitutes.
    • Other interests:
  5. The source of funding for my participation in the work of the TEAP Task Force on destruction technologies is the money I obtain through NOAA for my research activities, and money that my director has for discretionary participation in meetings that he deems worthwhile and in the interest of NOAA to attend.
  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 Temporary Subsidiary Body.
  9. I understand that this DOI will expire no later than one year after I have signed it.

Name: Steve Montzka

Date: 20 March 2019

University of Bristol
United Kingdom
Disclosure of Interest
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
United States
Disclosure of Interest

I, _Susan Solomon_, residing in Nahant, Massachusetts, USA, appointed as a consulting expert of TEAP’s Task Force on Unexplained Emissions of CFC-11 under Decision XXX/3 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 Professor at MIT (describe your affiliations, including job title, employing organization). My responsibilities include teaching and doing research. I research stratospheric ozone, the species that affect it, as well as climate change.
  3. This declaration constitutes my written agreement, pursuant to paragraph 8 of the COI Guidelines, to comply with the Guidelines.  I understand that this written agreement is a condition of my service.
  4. My interests, and those of my personal partner and dependents, include the following (if answer is yes, describe briefly)
    • Proprietary interests: I do not have proprietary interest in a substance, technology or process to be considered by TEAP or any of its TOCs or temporary subsidiary bodies (e.g. task forces).
    • Financial interests: I do not have ownership, shares or bonds in an entity with an interest in the subject matter of the meeting or work.
    • Employment, consultancy, directorship or other positions: I am a member of the board of Aerodyne Research, Inc., in Billerica, MA. As a member of the board at Aerodyne, I participate in the governance of this small company involved in atmospheric chemistry research and applications.  I am not aware of any overlaps between the work of Aerodyne and TEAP’s responsibilities and focus.  
    • Government advice and other policy development: None since 2008, when I ceased to be co-chair of IPCC WG1.
    • Paid research activities, fellowships or grants: My research activities are funded by MIT, and by competitive grants on stratospheric ozone and climate change from the National Science Foundation and NASA acquired through the normal process.   None focus on TEAP activities.   I also have a grant that funds one graduate student from the VoLo foundation to conduct unrestricted research on the issue of ozone and climate impacts of the CFC banks.   I am not aware of any conflict of interest associated with any of my sources of funding or my interests.
    • Other interests: None
  5. The source of funding for my participation in the work of the TEAP Task Force on Unexplained Emissions of CFC-11 is MIT. I hold a research chair that allows me to be flexible in my own choices of some of my activities, and I have decided to use it to fund this activity.
  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 Temporary Subsidiary Body.
  9. I understand that this DOI will expire no later than one year after I have signed it.

Name:   Susan Solomon

Date:   April 4, 2019

National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM) & Utrecht University
Netherlands
Disclosure of Interest

I, Guus J.M. Velders , residing in The Netherlands, appointed as member of TEAP’s Task Force on Unexpected Emissions of CFC-11 under Decision XXX/3 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 professor of Air Quality and Climate Interactions at RIVM (Netherlands) and Utrecht University (Netherlands). My responsibilities include research, education and policy advice on air quality, climate change and ozone layer depletion.
  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.
    3. Employment, consultancy, directorship or other positions: RIVM & Utrecht University.
    4. Government advice and other policy development: RIVM delivers policy advice to the Dutch government and is funded by the Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management of the Netherlands.
    5. Paid research activities, fellowships or grants: None, except above employment
    6. Other interests:
  5. The source of funding for my participation in the work of the TEAP Task Force on destruction technologies is from the Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management of the Netherlands.
  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 Temporary Subsidiary Body.
  9. I understand that this DOI will expire no later than one year after I have signed it.

Name: Guus J.M. Velders

Date: March 14, 2019

Jensen Hughes Inc
United States
Disclosure of Interest

 I, Daniel P. Verdonik, nominated by the United States of America, residing in the United States of America, co-chair of the Halons Technical Options Committee, member of the Technology and Economics Assessment Panel, and member of the Working Group for Decision XXIX/8 on Future Availability of Halons and their Alternatives declare as follows:

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

2)    I am a full-time, salaried employee at Jensen Hughes, Inc., a specialty consulting company, working in Baltimore, Maryland and Arlington, Virginia, providing consulting services in fire protection and environmental management. Jensen Hughes, Inc., has an interest in the topics of the Montreal Protocol because it provides a wide range of fire protection research, design and consulting services to government and corporate clients, including work related to halons, hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) and their alternatives.

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

4)    My interests, and those of my spouse and step-son include the following – 

  • Proprietary interests: Neither I, my spouse, nor my stepson have a proprietary interest in a substance, technology or process (e.g., ownership of a patent) to be considered by the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel or any of its Technical Options Committees or Temporary Subsidiary Bodies.
  • Financial interests: I am a share-holder in Jensen Hughes, Inc., which does not own stock in companies producing ozone-depleting substances (ODSs) or HFCs, or alternatives or substitutes to ODSs and HFCs. I also have shareholdings through general mutual funds where I have no control over the selection of shares.  My spouse and step-son do not own or exercise control overshares or bonds in an entity with an interest in the subject matter of the meeting or work except for shareholdings through general mutual funds where they  have no control over the selection of shares. 
  • Employment, consultancy, directorship or other positions: Jensen Hughes, Inc., provides consulting services to many organizations that may be affected positively or negatively by the phase-out of ODSs and phase-down of HFCs. I currently provide consulting services through Jensen Hughes, Inc. for the U.S. Government on matters related to the Montreal Protocol.  Neither my spouse nor my step-son serve as a director of or hold any other position for any entity which has an interest in the subject matter of the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel.
  • Government advice and other policy development: I provide advice to the U.S. Government on policies for use or phase-out of halons, other ODSs, HFCs and their alternatives. Neither my spouse nor my step-son provide advice on significant issues to a government with respect to its implementation of the Montreal Protocol or engage in the development of significant policy positions of a government for a Montreal Protocol meeting.
  • Paid research activities, fellowships or grants: Neither I, my spouse, nor my step-son are the recipients of any paid research activities or any fellowships or grants for work related to a proposed use of an ODS or HFC or an alternative to a proposed use of an ODS or HFC.
  • Other interests: Neither I, my spouse, nor my step-son have other interests related to the subject matter of the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel or the Montreal Protocol.

5)    The source of funding for my participation in the work of the Halons Technical Options Committee, the Technology and Economics Assessment Panel and the Working Group for Decision XXX/9 on Future Availability of Halons and their Alternatives comes from the U.S. Government and the Halon Alternatives Research Corporation, which is a not-for-profit industry coalition that in turn receives contributions for this funding from members. Recent past contributors have been BP Exploration Alaska, ConocoPhillips Alaska, ChemoursTM (a wholly owned subsidiary of DuPont), Firetrace International, and Amerex.  Any additional corporate contributors will be reported under the provisions of paragraph 7 below.  From time-to-time, Jensen Hughes, Inc., may also provide its internal support for labour and travel for me to attend Halons Technical Options Committee, Technology and Economics Assessment Panel, Temporary Subsidiary Body, or Montreal Protocol meetings.

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

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

8)    I undertake to make further declarations of interest annually for so long as I remain a co-chair of the Halons Technical Options Committee, and a member of the Technology and Economics Assessment Panel and member of the Working Group for Decision XXX/7 on Future Availability of Halons and their Alternatives.

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

 

Signed: Daniel P. Verdonik

Date: 31st January 2019