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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

I, Helen Walter-Terrinoni, residing in United States of America, nominated to TEAP by United States of America as the FTOC co-chair and also participating in the TEAP Replenishment Task Force and as co-chair of the TEAP CFC-11 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) 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: 1/25/21

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

I, Ashley Woodcock, residing in United Kingdom, appointed to the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel, co-chair of the Decision XXXI/7 Task Force on the continued provision of information on energy efficient and low-global warming technologies, and member of the Decision XXXI-1TEAP Task Force on Replenishment of the Multilateral Fund: declare as follows,

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

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

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

4) My interests, and those of my personal partner and dependents include the following:  I am a member of the NW Lung Centre Charity and Chairman of its subsidiary Medicines Evaluation Unit. I am Chairman of Axalbion which is developing a new oral cough medicine (in Phase 1). I am Chairman of Reacta which is developing diagnostic tests for Food Allergy. None of these have any interest in relation to the Montreal Protocol, TEAP, MCTOC, or its Task Forces.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Signed: Ashley Woodcock
Jan 1 2021