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TEAP task force on decision XXXIV/2 (Replenishment)

Co-chairs

Name
Affiliation
Country
TEAP
Brazil
Disclosure of Interest

I, Suely Machado Carvalho, residing in Brazil, a Senior Expert of the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel (TEAP), and Co-chair of TEAP task force on decision XXXIII/5 till 31st December 2022 declare as follows:

  1. I have read the Conict 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 technical expert on Montreal Protocol and Climate related synergies. I am senior expert and adviser to the Rede Kigali (Kigali netowrk of civil society organizations in Brazil), working to enhance energy efciency standards and labelling of cooling equipment and foster market transformation towards energy efcient and low GWP appliances.
  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 substance, technology or process to be considered by TEAP or any TOC or any temporary subsidiary body. (if answer is yes describe briey)
    • 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. (if answer is yes describe briey)
    • Employment, consultancy, directorship or other positions: (if answer is yes describe briey). Yes. As an independent consultant I have worked with several NGOs and public institutions, on matters related to Montreal Protocol, Climate and Chemicals and Waste.
    • Government advice and other policy development: (if answer is yes describe briey) . Advice is provided as requested, focusing especially in speeding up the process of Kigali Amendment ratication in Brazil.
    • Paid research activities, fellowships or grants: (if answer is yes describe briey). None
    • Other interests: (if answer is yes describe briey). None
  5. The source of funding for my participation in the work of TEAP is the Ozone Secretariat, and covers only travel ticket and perdiem
  6. Pursuant to paragraph 11 oftheCOI Guidelines, I declare that I have not declined to disclose information falling within paragraph 10 ofthose Guidelines.
  7. I undertake to disclose any material change to any ofthe above information, pursuant to paragraph 9 oftheCOI Guidelines, within 30 days of any such change.
  8. I undertake to make further declarations ofinterest annually for so long as I remain a member of the TEAP body.
  9. I understand that this DOI will expire on 31 December 2022 after I have signed it.

Signed: Suely Machado Carvalho

Date: 2022-01-27

TEAP
United States of America
Disclosure of Interest

I, Bella A. Maranion, residing in United States of America, a Co-chair of the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel (TEAP) till 31st December 2022 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 & Emissions Reduction Branch, in a program that supports the U.S. transition away from ozone-depleting substances (ODS) under the U.S. Clean Air Act and Montreal Protocol and hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) under the American Innovation and Manufacturing Act. In this capacity, I work within the various sectors of ODS and HFC use including refrigeration and air conditioning, aerosols, solvents, foams, and the fire suppression sector to review the human health and environmental effects of alternatives. I serve as member on a number of fire protection industry technical committees under the International Organization for Standardisation (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 and climate 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
    • 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 ofthe meeting or work.
    • Employment, consultancy, directorship or other positions: I am not currently employed, consulting, or hold any other positions in any entity which has an interest in the subject matter of the TEAP.
    • 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 climate related to the transition away from ODS and HFCs in the U.S. I do not provide advice on significant issues to a government with respect to its implementation ofthe 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 performing any paid research activities or receive any fellowships or grants for work related to a proposed use of an ODS or HFC or an alternative to a use of an ODS or HFC.
    • Other interests: I do not have other interests related to the subject matter of the TEAP.
  5. The source of funding for my participation in the work of 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 ofthe above information, pursuant to paragraph 9 of the COI Guidelines, within 30 days of any such change.
  8. I undertake to make further declarations ofinterest annually for so long as I remain a member of the TEAP body.
  9. I understand that this DOI will expire on 31 December 2022 after I have signed it.

Signed:Bella A. Maranion
Date: 2022-03-07

Peking University
China
Disclosure of Interest

I, Shiqiu ZHANG, residing in China, a Senior Expert of the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel (TEAP) till 31st December 2022 declare as follows:

  1. I have read the Conict 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 Peking University, Beijing of China. My responsibilities include teaching courses and conducting research activities in the elds of Environmental Economics, environmental policy and governance.
  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 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: University and academic activities.
    • Government advice and other policy development: do consultancy for national and local Governments on environmental pollution control and policy issues.
    • Paid research activities, fellowships or grants: I am not 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: (if answer is yes describe briey)
  5. The source of funding for my participation in the work of TEAP 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.
  6. Pursuant to paragraph 11 oftheCOI Guidelines, I declare that I have not declined to disclose information falling within paragraph 10 ofthose Guidelines.
  7. I undertake to disclose any material change to any ofthe above information, pursuant to paragraph 9 oftheCOI Guidelines, within 30 days of any such change.
  8. I undertake to make further declarations ofinterest annually for so long as I remain a member of the TEAP body.
  9. I understand that this DOI will expire on 31 December 2022 after I have signed it.

Signed: Shiqiu ZHANG
Date: 2022-01-29

Member

Name
Affiliation
Country
American University in Cairo
Egypt
Disclosure of Interest

I, Omar Abdelaziz, residing in Egypt, a Technical Options Committee co-chair of the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel (TEAP), Co-chair of Refrigeration TOC, and Co-chair of TEAP task force on decision XXXIII/5 till 31st December 2022 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 Assistant Professor at American University in Cairo. My responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in thermal and fluid sciences, performing research in energy efficiency and renewable energy, advising undergraduate and graduate students, and performing consulting for energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies in Egypt. I also work as an independent consultant for various entities including Energetics, KAUST, UNIDO, UNEP, ICA on issues related to refrigerant conversion, energy efficiency, renewable energy, and research strategy. My consulting activities are short-term assignment. Finally, I am a Vice-Chair of The ASHRAE’s Research Activity Committee.
  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 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: University activities and consultancy as described in numeral 2
    • Government advice and other policy development: None related to ODS, High GWP HFC or their alternatives
    • Paid research activities, fellowships or grants: Yes
      Currently have a research grant from KAUST on high efficiency cooling technologies (~ 590k USD)
    • Other interests: None related to ODS, High GWP HFC or their alternatives
  5. The source of funding for my participation in the work of TEAP is entirely voluntary (unpaid) basis. UNEP Nairobi funds travel and accommodation related to my participation.
  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 on 31 December 2022 after I have signed it.

Signed: Omar Abdelaziz

Date: 2022-01-25

Independent Expert
India
Disclosure of Interest

I, Jitendra Bhambure, residing in India, Member of Refrigeration TOC, and Member of TEAP task force on decision XXXIII/5 till 31st December 2022 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 in the area of Business development, R & D and Manufacturing of HVAC products
  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 substance, technology or process to be considered by TEAP or any TOC or any temporary subsidiary body. (if answer is yes describe briefly)
    • 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. (if answer is yes describe briefly)
    • Employment, consultancy, directorship or other positions: (if answer is yes describe briefly) Working as consultant on business development with Blue Star Ltd India
    • Government advice and other policy development: (if answer is yes describe briefly) NO
    • Paid research activities, fellowships or grants: Policy research working with CEEW ( Council on Energy, Environment and Water) India as Advisor from July 2021
    • Other interests: (if answer is yes describe briefly) NIL
  5. The source of funding for my participation in the work of TEAP is on voluntary basis. The out of pocket expenses are taken care by Ozone secretariate
  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 on 31 December 2022 after I have signed it.

Signed: Jitendra Bhambure

Date: 2022-02-07

Institute for Governance & Sustainable Development (IGSD)
United States of America
Disclosure of Interest

I, Gabrielle Dreyfus, residing in United States of America, a Member of Foams Technical Options Committee, of the Halons Technical Options Committee, and Member of TEAP task force on decision XXXIII/5 till 31st December 2022 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 Chief Scientist at the Institute for Governance & Sustainable Development. My responsibilities include providing scientific and technical advice and supporting implementation of energy efficiency projects. I am also an Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University.
  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 substance, technology or process to be considered by TEAP or any TOC or any temporary subsidiary body. (if answer is yes describe briefly)
    • 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. (if answer is yes describe briefly)
    • Employment, consultancy, directorship or other positions: : I provide technical expertise and advice to philanthropic and non-governmental organizations that develop knowledge briefs related to energy efficiency in the cooling and refrigeration sectors.
    • Government advice and other policy development: None related to ODS, High GWP HFC or their alternatives beyond advice and technical support described above.
    • Paid research activities, fellowships or grants: None related to ODS, High GWP HFC or their alternatives
    • Other interests: None related to ODS, High GWP HFC or their alternatives
  5. The source of funding for my participation in the work of TEAP is entirely voluntary (unpaid) basis.
  6. Pursuant to paragraph 11 of the COI Guidelines, I declare that I have not declined to disclose information falling within paragraph 10 ofthose Guidelines.
  7. I undertake to disclose any material change to any oftheabove information, pursuant to paragraph 9 of the COI Guidelines, within 30 days of any such change.
  8. I undertake to make further declarations ofinterest annually for so long as I remain a member of the TEAP body.
  9. I understand that this DOI will expire on 31 December 2022 after I have signed it.

Signed:Gabrielle Dreyfus
Date: 2022-03-02

Independent Expert
Lebanon
Disclosure of Interest

I, Bassam Elassaad, residing in Canada, Member of Refrigeration TOC, and Member of TEAP task force on decision XXXIII/5 till 31st December 2022 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 self-employed independent consultant. My responsibilities include: a) in my capacity as RTOC and TF member, an amount of my working time is spent on RTOC and TF issues; b) I also do on voluntary basis work for industry and engineering societies like ASHRAE; c) 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; d) I do consultancy work for implementing agencies on matters related to the Montreal Protocol. All consultancies are conducted on a short-term assignment 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
    • 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: please refer to (2) above
    • Government advice and other policy development: None
    • Paid research activities, fellowships or grants: None
    • Other interests: None related
  5. The source of funding for my participation in the work of TEAP is is entirely voluntary (unpaid) basis. UNEP Nairobi funds travel and accommodation related to my participation in committee or task force 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 on 31 December 2022 after I have signed it.

Signed: Bassam Elassaad

Date: 2022-02-02

Gluckman Consulting Limited
United Kingdom
Disclosure of Interest

I, Ray Gluckman, residing in United Kingdom, a Senior Expert of the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel (TEAP), Member of Refrigeration TOC, and Member of TEAP task force on decision XXXIII/5 till 31st December 2022 declare as follows:

  1. I have read the Con ict 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 Director of Gluckman Consulting. My responsibilities include: I work as a consultant specialising in refrigeration, refrigerants and climate change issues. Most of my work relates to the reduction of GHG emissions from high GWP uorinated gases and through improving the ef ciency of refrigeration systems. In the last few years I have worked for various public sector clients such as the European Commission, the UK Government and Montreal Protocol Implementing Agencies (including the World Bank and UNEP). I also carry out projects for a wide range of private sector clients, including Trade Associations and individual companies, providing advice on topics such as implementation of existing Regulations on ODS and HFCs and the possible impact of future Regulations. Neither I, nor my wife or my children 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, and those of my personal partner and dependents include the following
    • 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: Consultancy activities as described in numeral 2 above
    • Government advice and other policy development: Consultancy activities as described in numeral 2 above
    • Paid research activities,fellowships or grants: None
    • Other interests: None
  5. I conduct all work relating to TEAP on an entirely voluntary (unpaid) basis. The UK Government Environment Ministry (Defra) might pay for travel expenses to TEAP meetings iffunds are available.
  6. Pursuant to paragraph 11 oftheCOI Guidelines, I declare that I have not declined to disclose information falling within paragraph 10 ofthose Guidelines.
  7. I undertake to disclose any material change to any ofthe above information, pursuant to paragraph 9 oftheCOI Guidelines, within 30 days of any such change.
  8. I undertake to make further declarations ofinterest annually for so long as I remain a member of the TEAP body.
  9. I understand that this DOI will expire on 31 December 2022 after I have signed it.

Signed: Ray Gluckman

Date: 2022-01-24

Formerly of the Ozone Secretariat, Executive Secretary
Costa Rica
Disclosure of Interest

I, Marco Gonzalez, residing in Costa Rica, a Senior Expert of the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel (TEAP) till 31st December 2022 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 currently an independent expert/ consultant. As consultant and senior expert/adviser, 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, Ozone Protection, 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
    • 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. (if answer is yes describe briefly)
    • 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. (if answer is yes describe briefly)
    • Employment, consultancy, directorship or other positions: (if answer is yes describe briefly) I
    • Government advice and other policy development: (if answer is yes describe briefly) I provide specific advice on requests from governmets mostly on policy and technical issues, currently working with institutions and governments on a voluntary and short-term contractual basis.
    • Paid research activities, fellowships or grants: (if answer is yes describe briefly)
    • Other interests: (if answer is yes describe briefly)
  5. The source of funding for my participation in the work of TEAP is United Nations Environment Programme, Ozone Secretariat/UNEP Trust Fund
  6. Pursuant to paragraph 11 oftheCOI Guidelines, I declare that I have not declined to disclose information falling within paragraph 10 ofthose Guidelines.
  7. I undertake to disclose any material change to any ofthe above information, pursuant to paragraph 9 oftheCOI Guidelines, within 30 days of any such change.
  8. I undertake to make further declarations ofinterest annually for so long as I remain a member of the TEAP body.
  9. I understand that this DOI will expire on 31 December 2022 after I have signed it.

Signed:Marco Gonzalez
Date: 2022-02-27

Independent Consultant
Uganda
Disclosure of Interest
Consultant
Japan
Disclosure of Interest

I, Keiichi Ohnishi, residing in Japan, a Technical Options Committee co-chair of the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel (TEAP), andCo-chair of the Medical and Chemicals Technical Options Committee till 31st December 2022 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. I have retired from AGC Inc. based on Tokyo, which manufactures HCFCs, HFCs, HFEs, HCFOs and HFOs. I'm still working for the company to support its corporative social responsibility.
  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 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'm consulting for AGC Inc. for its corporative social responsibility.
    • Government advice and other policy development:
    • Paid research activities, fellowships or grants:
    • Other interests:
  5. The source of funding for my participation in the work of TEAP is 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 ofthe above information, pursuant to paragraph 9 oftheCOI Guidelines, within 30 days of any such change.
  8. I undertake to make further declarations ofinterest annually for so long as I remain a member of the TEAP body.
  9. I understand that this DOI will expire on 31 December 2022 after I have signed it.

Signed:Keiichi Ohnishi
Date: 2022-03-08

Independent Consultant
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Disclosure of Interest
Consultant
Colombia
Disclosure of Interest

I, Marta Pizano, residing in Colombia, a Co-chair of the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel (TEAP), and Co-chair of MBTOC till 31st December 2022 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 (describe your activity) I am an independent consultant often working for the Montreal Protocol Implementing Agencies involved with methyl bromide users and other key stakeholders in many countries, to identify and implement alternatives to methyl bromide, including research on QPS uses and their alternatives. I also consult for the agencies on other topics related to ODS and the Montreal Protocol, for example the sustainability of the phase-out achieved for different ODS, clarification on exempted uses, communication materials to raise awareness on various issues relating to the Protocol and others. Over the years I have worked for the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and its OzonAction Programme and the World Bank (WB). I have also assisted the Montreal Protocol Multilateral Fund (MLF) with monitoring and evaluation work. These assignements are conducted on a short-term basis, as an external consultant.
  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 substance, technology or process to be considered by TEAP or any TOC or any temporary subsidiary body. (if answer is yes describe briefly)
    • 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. (if answer is yes describe briefly)
    • Employment, consultancy, directorship or other positions: (if answer is yes describe briefly). I conduct consultancy for the MLF and the Montreal Protocol's implementing agencies
    • Government advice and other policy development: NO (if answer is yes describe briefly)
    • Paid research activities, fellowships or grants: NO (if answer is yes describe briefly)
    • Other interests: (if answer is yes describe briefly)
  5. The source of funding for my participation in the work of TEAP is: As an A5 member my travel and accommodation to attend Montreal Protocol, TEAP and MBTOC meetings are funded by UNEP’s Ozone Secretariat. In addition, as co-chair of the TEAP and MBTOC, I receive some funding support from the Ozone Secretariat for administrative tasks related to the work of the TEAP and MBTOC. As a consultant who is self-employed, I conduct other work related to the Panel and MBTOC on a voluntary (unpaid) basis.
  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 on 31 December 2022 after I have signed it.

Signed: Marta Pizano

Date: 2022-01-26

Universitá Politecnica delle Marche
Italy
Disclosure of Interest

I, Fabio Polonara, residing in Italy, a Technical Options Committee co-chair of the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel (TEAP), and Co-chair of Refrigeration TOC, till 31st December 2022 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 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. I occasionally work, within UNIVPM terms, as a consultant for Companies, 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).
  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 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: 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 or 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 body.
  9. I understand that this DOI will expire on 31 December 2022 after I have signed it.

Signed: Fabio Polonara

Date: 2022-02-19

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

2021 DOI - Elisa Rim

Independent Expert
Grenada
Disclosure of Interest

2021 DOI -  John N. Telesford

Planet Futures
Australia
Disclosure of Interest

I, Helen Tope, residing in Australia, a Technical Options Committee co-chair of the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel (TEAP), and Co-chair of the Medical and Chemicals Technical Options Committee, of MBTOC till 31st December 2022 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 Principal Consultant and also Director of Planet Futures, and former Principal Consultant of Energy International Australia P.L. My responsibilities are 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.
  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 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, 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 then Energy International Australia to conduct a periodic review of Australia’s halon essential uses requirements in the civilian sector. In 2019-2020, the Australian Government’s Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment engaged Planet Futures to conduct a review ofAustralia’s future non-defence halon requirements. During 2021- 2022, I am contracted by UNEP to write a number of articles of a technical nature for its website. During 2021-2022, I am participating as an unpaid contributor to an Environmental Impact of Inhaled Medicines Writing Group ofthe Thoracic Society ofAustralia and New Zealand.
    • Government advice and other policy development: See above under Employment, consultancy, directorship or other positions.
    • Paid research activities,fellowships or grants: None.
    • Other interests: None.
  5. The Ozone Secretariat has offered funding support towards administrative and travel costs, if any, associated with my participation as co-chair ofthe Medical and Chemicals Technical Options Committee and member ofthe Technology and EconomicAssessment Panel in 2022.As a self employed consultant, I conduct work related to the Medical and Chemicals Technical Options Committee and the Technology and EconomicAssessment Panel and its subsidiary bodies also on a voluntary (unpaid) in-kind basis.
  6. Pursuant to paragraph 11 oftheCOI Guidelines, I declare that I have not declined to disclose information falling within paragraph 10 ofthose Guidelines.
  7. I undertake to disclose any material change to any ofthe above information, pursuant to paragraph 9 oftheCOI Guidelines, within 30 days of any such change.
  8. I undertake to make further declarations ofinterest annually for so long as I remain a member of the TEAP body.
  9. I understand that this DOI will expire on 31 December 2022 after I have signed it.

Signed:Helen Tope
Date: 2022-02-22

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

I, Helen Walter-Terrinoni, residing in United States of America, a Technical Options Committee co-chair of the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel (TEAP), and Co-chair of Foams Technical Options Committee till 31st December 2022 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
    • 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: 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: (if answer is yes describe briefly) I have no paid research activities
    • Other interests: (if answer is yes describe briefly) I create models that may be used to contribute to papers regarding controlled substances once they are vetted by TEAP.
  5. The source of funding for my participation in the work of TEAP is AHRI
  6. Pursuant to paragraph 11 oftheCOI Guidelines, I declare that I have not declined to disclose information falling within paragraph 10 ofthose Guidelines.
  7. I undertake to disclose any material change to any ofthe above information, pursuant to paragraph 9 oftheCOI Guidelines, within 30 days of any such change.
  8. I undertake to make further declarations ofinterest annually for so long as I remain a member of the TEAP body.
  9. I understand that this DOI will expire on 31 December 2022 after I have signed it.

Signed: Helen Walter-Terrinoni
Date: 2022-02-21