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Task Force - Decision XXXI/1 (Replenishment)

Task Force - Decision XXXI/1 (Replenishment)

Member

Name
Affiliation
Country
Independent Expert
Brazil
Disclosure of Interest Declaration I, Suely M. Machado Carvalho, residing in Brazil, appointed as co-chair of TEAP’s Task Force on Decision XXXI/1, “Terms of reference for the study on the 2021-2023 replenishment of the Multilateral Fund for the Implementation of the Montreal Protocol” declare as follows.
  1. I have read the Conflict of Interest and Disclosure Guidelines for the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel, Its Technical Options Committees and Temporary Subsidiary Bodies (“the COI Guidelines”) as adopted by the Meeting of the Parties in Decision XXIV/8.
  2. I am an independent expert/ consultant. As consultant and senior expert/adviser, I work with several institutions, such as the World Bank (OORG), UNDP, UNE, IGSD, Institute Climate and Society-Brazil and K-CEP. My responsibilities include topics related to Montreal Protocol, Climate Change and energy efficiency.
  3. This declaration constitutes my written agreement, pursuant to paragraph 8 of the COI Guidelines, to comply with the Guidelines.  I understand that this written agreement is a condition of my service.
  4. My interests, and those of my personal partner and dependents, include the following (if answer is yes, describe briefly)
    1. Proprietary interests: I do not have proprietary interest in a substance, technology or process to be considered by TEAP or any of its TOCs or temporary subsidiary bodies (e.g. task forces).
    2. Financial interests: I do not have ownership, shares or bonds in an entity with an interest in the subject matter of the meeting or work.
    3. Employment, consultancy, directorship or other positions: (described above)
    4. Government advice and other policy development: I do not have any interests relevant to the work, including any provision of advice to government, organisations or institutions involved in policy development
    5. Paid research activities, fellowships or grants: (describe any paid research activities, fellowships or grants relevant to the TEAP activity)-None
    6. Other interests: N/A
  5. The source of funding for my participation in the work of the TEAP Decision XXX/5 Task Force is Ozone Secretariat/ UNE trust Fund
  6. Pursuant to paragraph 11 of the COI Guidelines, I declare that I have not declined to disclose information falling within paragraph 10 of those Guidelines (if have declined, add the following to this statement “and I undertake to ensure that I am completely excluded from discussion and decisions on topics related to the information that I have declined to disclose”). 
  7. I undertake to disclose any material change to any of the above information, pursuant to paragraph 9 of the COI Guidelines, within 30 days of any such change.
  8. I undertake to make further declarations of interest annually for so long as I remain a member of the TEAP Temporary Subsidiary Body.
  9. I understand that this DOI will expire no later than one year after I have signed it.

Name: Suely Maria Machado Carvalho

Date: January 20, 2020.

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

I, Bella A. Maranion, residing in the United States and appointed as a co-chair of the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel (TEAP), co-chair of Decision XXXI-1 TEAP Task Force on Replenishment of the Multilateral Fund, and member of the Decision XXXI-3 TEAP Task Force on 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. 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.

Name: Bella A. Maranion
Date: 20 January 2020

Peking University
China
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

DOI 2020

Member

Name
Affiliation
Country
Zewail City of Science and Technology
Egypt
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

DOI 2020

Re-phridge Consultancy
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

I Daniel Colbourne, nominated by UK, residing in UK, a Member of 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.

  1. I am an independent consultant. My responsibilities include assistance to enterprises which are developing refrigeration and air conditioning equipment using alternative refrigerants and also as a consultant for implementing agencies such as GIZ Proklima, UNDP and UNEP, focused on activities within Article 5 countries.

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 -

a.   Proprietary interests: [n/a]
b.   Financial interests: [n/a]
c.   Employment, consultancy, directorship or other positions: [paid consultancy efforts performed on behalf of an implementing agency to assist Article 5 to adopt alternatives]
d.   Government advice and other policy development: [n/a]
e.   Paid research activities, fellowships or grants: [paid research activities for work related to a proposed use of an alternative to an ozone depleting substance]
f.    Other interests: [unpaid activities in standardisation committees related to application of alternatives for ozone depleting substances]

5)   The source of funding for my participation in the work of the R TOC and TSBs is from my company.

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 and TSBs.

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

Signature 1
Daniel Colbourne     
20th January 2020

Independent Expert
Lebanon
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

DOI 2020

Independent Expert
Costa Rica
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

I, Marco A. Gonzalez Salazar, national of and residing in Costa Rica, Senior Member of TEAP,  appointed as member of TEAP’s Task Force on Decision XXXI/1, “Terms of reference for the study on the 2021-2023 replenishment of the Multilateral Fund for the Implementation of the Montreal Protocol” declare as follows.

  1. I have read the Conflict of Interest and Disclosure Guidelines for the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel, Its Technical Options Committees and Temporary Subsidiary Bodies (“the COI Guidelines”) as adopted by the Meeting of the Parties in Decision XXIV/8.
  2. I am an independent consultant/adviser. I work both on a voluntary and payment for service basis with selected public and private institutions, and governments. My responsibilities include topics related to the Protection of the Ozone Layer, Climate Change and Energy Efficiency.
  3. This declaration constitutes my written agreement, pursuant to paragraph 8 of the COI Guidelines, to comply with the Guidelines and I understand that this written agreement is a condition of my service.
  4. My interests, and those of my personal partner and dependents, include the following (if answer is yes, describe briefly)
    1. Proprietary interests: I do not have proprietary interest in a substance, technology or process to be considered by TEAP or any of its TOCs or temporary subsidiary bodies (e.g. task forces).
    2. Financial interests: I do not have ownership, shares or bonds in an entity with an interest in the subject matter of the meeting or work.
    3. Employment, consultancy, directorship or other positions: (described above)
    4. Government advice and other policy development: I do not have any interests relevant to the work, including any provision of advice to government, organisations or institutions involved in policy development
    5. Paid research activities, fellowships or grants: (describe any paid research activities, fellowships or grants relevant to the TEAP activity)-None
    6. Other interests: N/A
  5. The source of funding for my participation in the work of TEAP and the TEAP Decision XXX/5 Task Force is Ozone Secretariat / United Nations Environment Programme.
  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: Marco A. Gonzalez Salazar
Date: January 15, 2020.

AGC, Inc
Japan
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

I, Keiichi Ohnishi, nominated by Japan, residing in Japan, co-chair of the Medical Chemicals Technical Options Committee, member of the TEAP Replenishment Task Force and member of the Technology and Economics Assessment Panel declare as follows:

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

2)   I am a full-time, salaried employee at AGC Inc. based on Tokyo, which manufactures HCFCs, HFCs, HFEs, HCFOs and HFOs. I work for the company as deputy general manager of corporative social responsibility office of AGC Chemicals Company. 

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

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

a.   Proprietary interests: Neither I, nor my spouse, have a proprietary interest in a substance, technology or process (e.g., ownership of a patent) to be considered by the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel or any of its technical options committees or temporary subsidiary bodies.
b.   Financial interests: I am a share-holder in AGC Inc., which produces HCFCs, HFCs, HFEs, HCFOs and HFOs.   Except that, neither I nor my spouse own or exercise control over shares or bonds in an entity with an interest in the subject matter of the meeting or work except for shareholdings through general mutual funds where we have no control over the selection of shares. 
c.   Employment, consultancy, directorship or other positions: Except for my work for AGC Inc., neither I nor my spouse are employed by, do not consult for, do not serve as a director of, or hold any other position for any entity which has an interest in the subject matter of the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel.
d.   Government advice and other policy development: Neither I nor my spouse provide advice on significant issues to a government with respect to its implementation of the Montreal Protocol or engage in the development of significant policy positions of a government for a Montreal Protocol meeting.
e.   Paid research activities, fellowships or grants: Neither I nor my spouse are the recipients of any paid research activities or any fellowships or grants for work related to a proposed use of an ozone-depleting substance or an alternative to a proposed use of an ozone depleting substance.
f.    Other interests: Neither I nor my spouse have other interests related to the subject matter of the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel or the Montreal Protocol.

5)   The source of funding for my participation in the work of the Medical and Chemicals Technical Options Committee, the Technology and Economics Assessment Panel comes from AGC Inc.

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

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

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

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

Signed: Keiichi Ohnishi
Date: 14th January 2020

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

DOI 2020

Terre Policy Centre
India
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

DOI 2020

Independent Expert
Algeria
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

I, Sidi Menad Si Ahmed nominated by Algeria, residing in Austria, 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 a retiree from the United Nations Development Organisation (UNIDO)] . My responsibilities include [N/A]
  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 -
    1. Proprietary interests: [ N/A ]
    2. Financial interests: [N/A   ]
    3. Employment, consultancy, directorship or other positions: [ N/A ]
    4. Government advice and other policy development: [ N/A ]
    5. Paid research activities, fellowships or grants: [ N/A ]
    6. Other interests: [ none ]
  5. The source of funding for my participation in the work of the TEAP RTF is [ United Nations Environment Programme (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 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.

[Name] 
Signed Sidi Menad Si Ahmed 
Date  8 January 2020

Independent Expert
Grenada
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

DOI 2020

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

I, Helen Walter-Terrinoni, residing in United States of America, nominated to TEAP Replenishment Task Force 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 Montreal Protocol 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: 1/25/20

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

I, Ashley Woodcock, residing in United Kingdom, nominated to TEAP by United Kingdom declare as follows.

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

2) I am a Consultant Respiratory Physician and Professor of Respiratory Medicine.

3) 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

Date: Jan 24 2020