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

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

Co-Chair

Name
Affiliation
Country
Spray Quimica
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)
Disclosure of Interest

I, José Ignacio Pons, residing in USA, a co-chair of the Decision XXXI/3 Task Force on Unexpected Emissions of CFC-11 and 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. My responsibilities include production of industrial aerosols.
  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: Recovery of the Ozone layer and mitigation of Climate Change
  5. The source of funding for my participation in the work of the Decision XXXI/3 Task Force on Unexpected Emissions of CFC-11 is None.
  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 Decision XXXI/3 Task Force on Unexpected Emissions of CFC-11.
  9. I understand that this DOI will expire no later than one year after I have signed it.

Name:José Ignacio Pons
Date: April 19th 2021

Member

Name
Affiliation
Country
Australia
Disclosure of Interest

I, Paul Fraser, residing in Australia, a member of the Decision XXXI/3 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.
  2. I am an Honorary Research Fellow with CSIRO Oceans and Atmosphere. My responsibilities include staff mentoring and writing research papers and reviews
  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: advise Australian government of issues of climate change and ozone depletion.
    • Paid research activities, fellowships or grants: none.
    • Other interests: none relevant.
  5. The source of funding for my participation in the work of the Decision XXXI/3 Task Force on Unexpected Emissions of CFC-11 is CSIRO.
  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 Decision XXXI/3 Task Force on Unexpected Emissions of CFC-11.
  9. I understand that this DOI will expire no later than one year after I have signed it.

Name: Paul Fraser
Date: 21 April 2021

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

I, Nicholas Harbeck, residing in the United States of America, a member of the Decision XXXI/3 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.
  2. I am an industry analyst with AHRI. My responsibilities include modelling refrigerant emissions and other industry trends using statistical and machine learning tools and participating in regulatory advocacy for the North American heating, ventilation, air conditioning, refrigeration (HVACR) and water heating 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
    • 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: As an industry analyst for AHRI, I perform refrigerant emissions, economic, and technology modelling and forecasting to benefit AHRI’s members. AHRI’s members include manufacturers and suppliers of HVACR and water heating equipment and refrigerant producers and consumers.
    • Government advice and other policy development: As an industry analyst for AHRI, I perform refrigerant emissions, economic, and technology modelling and forecasting to benefit AHRI’s members. AHRI’s members include manufacturers and suppliers of HVACR and water heating equipment and refrigerant producers and consumers. This information is often provided to regulators for their information in the development of regulations and to legislators for their information in the development of legislation.
    • Paid research activities, fellowships or grants: N/A
    • Other interests:
  5. The source of funding for my participation in the work of the Decision XXXI/3 Task Force on Unexpected Emissions of CFC-11 is 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 Decision XXXI/3 Task Force on Unexpected Emissions of CFC-11.
  9. I understand that this DOI will expire no later than one year after I have signed it.

Name: Nicholas Harbeck
Date: April 15, 2021

SRF Limited
India
Disclosure of Interest

I, Rabinder N Kaul, nominated by, and 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 XXXI/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:    April 15, 2021

University of Bristol
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Disclosure of Interest

I, Matthew Rigby residing in the United Kingdom a member of the Decision XXXI/3 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.
  2. I am a Professor at the University of Bristol. My responsibilities include scientific research and teaching.
  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: N/A
    • Government advice and other policy development: N/A
    • Paid research activities, fellowships or grants: N/A
    • Other interests:
  5. The source of funding for my participation in the work of the Decision XXXI/3 Task Force on Unexpected Emissions of CFC-11 is from the University of Bristol.
  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 Decision XXXI/3 Task Force on Unexpected Emissions of CFC-11.
  9. I understand that this DOI will expire no later than one year after I have signed it.

Name: Matthew Rigby
Date: 8/4/2021

Huntsman
China
Disclosure of Interest

Nominating party:       Singapore

I,   Enshan Sheng  , residing in  China  , a (member/co-chair) of the FTOC & Decision XXXI/3 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.
  2. I am Managing Director - Huntsman Campus in Shanghai. My responsibilities include overall management of Huntsman’s Campus in Shanghai housing all the Huntsman businesses – including 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 (have/ 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). (add description of interest)
    • Financial interests: I (have/ do not have) ownership, shares or bonds in an entity with an interest in the subject matter of the meeting or work. (add description of interest; 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
    • Paid research activities, fellowships or grants: No
    • Other interests: No
  5. The source of funding for my participation in the work of FTOC & the Decision XXXI/3 Task Force on Unexpected Emissions of CFC-11 is UNEP
  6. Pursuant to paragraph 11 of the COI Guidelines, I declare that I (have/have not) declined to disclose information falling within paragraph 10 of those Guidelines (if have declined, add the following at the end of 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 FTOC & the Decision XXXI/3 Task Force on Unexpected Emissions of CFC-11.
  9. I understand that this DOI will expire no later than one year after I have signed it.

Name: Enshan Sheng
Date:  April 16 2021

Natural Resources Defense Council
Greece
Disclosure of Interest

I, Christina Theodoridi, residing in  the United States, a member of the Decision XXXI/3 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.
  2. I am a technical analyst for the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC). My responsibilities include policy analysis, advocacy, and technical support for HFC regulations in the United States.
  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: N/A
    • Government advice and other policy development: N/A
    • Paid research activities, fellowships or grants: N/A
    • Other interests: N/A
  5. The source of funding for my participation in the work of the Decision XXXI/3 Task Force on Unexpected Emissions of CFC-11 is 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.
  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 Decision XXXI/3 Task Force on Unexpected Emissions of CFC-11.
  9. I understand that this DOI will expire no later than one year after I have signed it.

Name: Christina Theodoridi
Date: 04/21/2021

Consulting Experts

Name
Affiliation
Country
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
United States of America
Disclosure of Interest

I, Stephen Montzka, residing in the United States, a consulting expert of the Decision XXXI/3 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.
  2. I am a research chemist at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. My responsibilities include measuring trace gas concentrations over time throughout the global atmosphere, and providing interpretations of those results to provide insight into changing emissions of these gases on national and global scales.
  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 act on the Council of Fellows for the University of Colorado’s Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Science (unpaid).  I am a part of the WMO/UNEP Science Assessment Panel.
    • Government advice and other policy development: As a U.S. Government Employee I share results of my research and my interpretation of those scientific results with representatives of other Agencies of the US Government or Congress when requested, which is not on a regular basis.  As a member of the WMO/UNEP’s Science Assessment Panel I write reports, give presentations, and provide consultation on atmospheric trends of ozone-depleting to the Parties to the Montreal Protocol and other organizations that are interested in this information.  In either of these activities, my work is only related to providing policy relevant scientific information; I am not involved in formulating policy.
    • Paid research activities, fellowships or grants: I receive a salary from the US Government to perform research and communicate those results to other scientists, the public, policymakers, and industry representatives, as needed.
    • Other interests: none of relevance
  5. The source of funding for my participation in the work of the Decision XXXI/3 Task Force on Unexpected Emissions of CFC-11 is through the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (US taxpayer funded)
  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 Decision XXXI/3 Task Force on Unexpected Emissions of CFC-11.
  9. I understand that this DOI will expire no later than one year after I have signed it.

Name:  Stephen A Montzka
Date: 19 April 2021

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
United States of America
Disclosure of Interest

I, Susan Solomon, residing in  USA, a (consulting expert) of the Decision XXXI/3 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.
  2. I am (a Professor at MIT, Cambridge, MA USA). My responsibilities include (teaching and 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 (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: (None).
    • Government advice and other policy development: (None)
    • Paid research activities, fellowships or grants: (grant from the VoLo foundation to my research group for research related to halocarbons; I receive no personal salary from this)
    • Other interests:
  5. The source of funding for my participation in the work of the Decision XXXI/3 Task Force on Unexpected Emissions of CFC-11 is (none )
  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 at the end of 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 Decision XXXI/3 Task Force on Unexpected Emissions of CFC-11.
  9. I understand that this DOI will expire no later than one year after I have signed it.

Name:    Susan Solomon
Date:  April 13, 2021

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

I, Guus J. M. Velders, residing in the Netherlands, a consulting expert of the Decision XXXI/3 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.
  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 (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). (add description of interest)
    • 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. (add description of interest; relevant financial relationships between members should be disclosed)
    • Employment, consultancy, directorship or other positions: RIVM & Utrecht University both in the Netherlands
    • 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 and the ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate of the Netherlands
    • Paid research activities, fellowships or grants: None, except the above
    • Other interests:
  5. The source of funding for my participation in the work of the Decision XXXI/3 Task Force on Unexpected Emissions of CFC-11 is from ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate 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 Decision XXXI/3 Task Force on Unexpected Emissions of CFC-11.
  9. I understand that this DOI will expire no later than one year after I have signed it.

Name: Guus J. M. Velders
Date: April 8, 2021