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Task Force - Decision XXXI/1 (Replenishment)

Task Force - Decision XXXI/1 (Replenishment)

Co-Chairs

Name
Affiliation
Country
Independent Expert
Brazil
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

2021 DOI - Suely Carvalho

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

2021 DOI - Bella A. Maranion

Peking University
China
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

2021 DOI - Shiqiu Zhang
 

Member

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

2021 DOI - Omar Abdelaziz

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

2021 DOI - Daniel Colbourne

Independent Expert
Lebanon
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

I, Bassam Elassaad, nominated by Lebanon and residing in Toronto, Canada, member of RTOC, Chapter Lead Author of Chapter 13 on Servicing, co-author of chapter 2 on Sustainability, and member of TSB (Task Force XXVI/9, XXVII/4, XXVIII/10, and XXX/5, XXXI/1, and XXXI/7), declare as follows:

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

2) My responsibilities include:
In my capacity as RTOC and TSB member, an amount of my working time is spent on RTOC and TSB issues.  I also do on voluntary basis work for industry and engineering societies like ASHRAE. As an independent consultant, I provide services to organizations and institutes dealing with technical, environmental, and regulatory issues related to the refrigeration and air conditioning industry.  I do consulting work for implementing agencies on matters related to the Montreal Protocol. All consultancies are conducted on a short-term assignment basis.
I do not own stock or have proprietary interest in companies producing ODS or their alternatives or substitutes.

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

4) My interests include the following
·    Proprietary interests: [None related to ODS or their alternatives]
·    Financial interests: [None related to ODS or their alternatives]
·    Employment, consultancy, directorship or other positions: [Work assignments as described in numeral 2 above]
·    Government advice and other policy development: [None]
·    Paid research activities, fellowships or grants: [None]
·    Other interests: [None]

5) I conduct all work relating to RTOC and TSBs on an entirely voluntary (unpaid) basis. UNEP Nairobi funds travel and accommodation related to my participation in RTOC and TSB meetings.

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

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

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

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

Bassam Elassaad
Date: January 11, 2021

Independent Expert
Costa Rica
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

I, Marco Antonio Gonzalez Salazar, a national of and residing in Costa Rica, Senior Expert of TEAP and member of the Task Forces on the Replenishment of the Multilateral Fund and on the CFC- 11 Emissions, declare as follows:

  1. I have read the Conflict of Interest and Disclosure Guidelines for the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel, Its Technical Options Committees and Temporary Subsidiary Bodies (“the COI Guidelines”) as adopted by the Meeting of the Parties in Decision XXIV/8.
  2. I am an independent expert/ consultant. As consultant and senior expert/adviser, over the years I have worked with institutions and governments on a voluntary and short-term contractual basis i.e. GEF, UNEP, IGSD, and K-CEP. My areas of expertise include topics related to Montreal Protocol, energy efficiency and Climate Change. I conduct all work related to TEAP and its Task Forces on a voluntary basis.
  3. This declaration constitutes my written agreement, pursuant to paragraph 8 of the COI Guidelines, to comply with the Guidelines. I understand that this written agreement is a condition of my service.
  4. My interests, and those of my personal partner and dependents, include the following (if answer is yes, describe briefly)
    1. Proprietary interests: I do not have proprietary interest in a substance, technology or process to be considered by TEAP or any of its TOCs or temporary subsidiary bodies (e.g. task forces).
    2. Financial interests: I do not have ownership, shares or bonds in an entity with an interest in the subject matter of the meeting or work.
    3. Employment, consultancy, directorship or other positions: (described above)
    4. Government advice and other policy development: I do not have any interests relevant to the work, including any provision of advice to government, organisations or institutions involved in policy development
    5. Paid research activities, fellowships or grants: (describe any paid research activities, fellowships or grants relevant to the TEAP activity)-None
    6. Other interests: N/A
  5. The source of funding for my travel expenses and participation in the work of the TEAP and its Task Forces is the Ozone Secretariat/ UNEP trust Fund.
  6. Pursuant to paragraph 11 of the COI Guidelines, I declare that I have not declined to disclose information falling within paragraph 10 of those Guidelines (if have declined, add the following to this statement “and I undertake to ensure that I am completely excluded from discussion and decisions on topics related to the information that I have declined to disclose”).
  7. I undertake to disclose any material change to any of the above information, pursuant to paragraph 9 of the COI Guidelines, within 30 days of any such change.
  8. I undertake to make further declarations of interest annually for so long as I remain a member of TEAP or any of its temporary work forces.
  9. I understand that this DOI will expire no later than one year after I have signed it.

Signed
Marco A. González Salazar

March 2021

AGC, Inc
Japan
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

2021 DOI - Keiichi Ohnishi

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

2021 DOI - Elisa Rim

Terre Policy Centre
India
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

2021 DOI - Rajendra Shende

Independent Expert
Algeria
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

2021 DOI - Sidi Menad Si-Ahmed

Independent Expert
Grenada
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

2021 DOI -  John N. Telesford

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

2021 DOI -  Helen Walter-Terrinoni

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

2021 DOI - Ashley Woodcock