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Foams TOC Members

TOC Co-Chair

Name
Affiliation
Country
Independent Expert
Brazil
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

I, Paulo Altoe, residing in Brazil, a Co-chair of the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel (TEAP), and Co-chair of Foams 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 a self-employed as independent consultant in Polyurethane Technology. My responsibilities include formulation development, technical service, and processing advice for polyurethane 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 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: Employment, consultancy, directorship or other positions: Except for my activities as consultant in polyurethane technology, 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 TEAP, FTOC and EEWG.
    • Government advice and other policy development: 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 Brazil, other parties, and other organizations in their implementation of the Montreal Protocol. Neither I, nor my spouse, engage in the develGovernment 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 Brazil, other parties, 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: 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: The source of funding for my participation in the TEAP, FTOC and EEWG is from UNEP-Ozone
  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 2023 after I have signed it. Paulo Altoé , March 15, 2023

Signed: Paulo Altoé
Date: 2023-03-15

Trane Technologies
United States of America
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

I, Helen A Walter Terrinoni, residing in United States of America, a Technical Options Committee co- chair of the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel (TEAP), and Member of TEAP task force on decision XXXV/11 (Life-cycle refrigerant management) 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 director of global climate policy.
  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 have ownership, shares or bonds in an entity with an interest in the subject matter of the meeting or work. I may have shares of stock in a mututal fund that is subject matter of the meeting or work.
    • Employment, consultancy, directorship or other positions: I am employed by Trane Technologies
    • Government advice and other policy development: I provide technical information to policymakers regarding technology transitions.
    • Paid research activities, fellowships or grants: Modeling work is unpaid and voluntary
    • Other interests: Board member of Switch 2025, which is a non-profit educating and supporting technology transitions
  5. The source of funding for my participation in the work of TEAP is Trane Technologies.
  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 2024 after I have signed it.

Signed: Helen A Walter Terrinoni 
Date: 2024-01-05

Member

Name
Affiliation
Country
Anthesis
United Kingdom
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

I, Paul Ashford , residing in United Kingdom, a Member of Foams 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 professionally acting as a sustainability consultant with a focus on mainstream chemical policy and regulation. Some of my advisory work covers issues also covered by the Montreal Protocol but my advice is not focused on any specific technologies but rather in general overviews for those seeking to understand the sector.
  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 have ownership, shares or bonds in an entity with an interest in the subject matter of the meeting or work. Both my wife and myself own shares in the Anthesis Consulting Group who do carry out work on ozone and climate issues which will necessarily overlap with the Montreal Protocol in some areas.
    • Employment, consultancy, directorship or other positions: My role as an employee of Anthesis Consulting Group is as Global Practice Lead for Sustainable Chemistry.
    • Government advice and other policy development: Anthesis only does limited direct work for Governments and more typically in the area of implementation rather than policy development.
    • Paid research activities, fellowships or grants: Anthesis is working with the University of Bristol on the INHALE project which is seeking to improve data availability on bank sizes and emissions of various ODS and high-GWP Greenhouse Gases.
    • Other interests: Nothing further to report
  5. The source of funding for my participation in the work of FTOC is my employer, although this is only in time allocation since I do not usually travel to 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 2023 after I have signed it.

 

Signed: Paul Ashford
Date: 2023-03-01

 

Covestro
Thailand
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

I, Kultida Charoensawad, residing in Thailand, a Member 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 employed at Covestro (Thailand) Co., Ltd. My responsibilities include sustainability and public affairs.
  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: yes, I am employed at Covestro (Thailand) Co., Ltd. My responsibilities include sustainability and public affairs.
    • 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 TEAP is UN Ozone secretariat.
  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.

Kultida Charoensawad
Date: 2022-03-07

FSI
Australia
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

I, Roy Choudhury , residing in United States of America, a Member of Foams 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 the Global Director of FSI; a Polyurethane Systems house headquartered in Missouri USA with manufacturing facilites in Americas, Asia and Europe.
  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: NA  
    • Government advice and other policy development: NA
    • Paid research activities, fellowships or grants: NA  
    • Other interests:
  5. The source of funding for my participation in the work of FTOC is paid by FSI
  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 2024 after I have signed it.

Signed: Roy Choudhury 
Date: 2024-01-11 

 

Arkema, Inc.
United States of America
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

I, Joseph Costa, residing in United States of America, a Member of Foams 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 Sr. Tech. Service Engineer with the Fluorochemcials R&D group at Arkema, Inc. responsible for the development of new low GWP blowing agents for rigid insulation foams.
  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:
    • 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 Arkema, Inc.
  6. Pursuant to paragraph 11 of the COI Guidelines, I declare that I have not declined to disclose information falling within paragraph 10 of those Guidelines.
  7. I undertake to disclose any material change to any of the above information, pursuant to paragraph 9 of the COI Guidelines, within 30 days of any such change.
  8. I undertake to make further declarations of interest annually for so long as I remain a member of the TEAP body.
  9. I understand that this DOI will expire on 31 December 2023 after I have signed it.

Signed: Joseph Costa
Date: 2023-02-01

Kingspan Insulation Ltd
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

I, Gwyn Oliver Davies, residing in United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, a Member of Foams 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 Technical Processing Director for Kingspan Insulation Ltd which is a Division of Kingspan Group Plc. My responsibilities include introduction of Hydrocarbons and Next Generation Blowing Agents into Polyurethane, Polyisocyanurate and Phenolic Foamed Thermal Insulation.
  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 have ownership, shares or bonds in an entity with an interest in the subject matter of the meeting or work. As part of my remuneration I do get an annual allocation of share options in the business of Kingspan Group
    • Employment, consultancy, directorship or other positions: Employed  
    • Government advice and other policy development: None
    • Paid research activities, fellowships or grants: None  
    • Other interests: None
  5. The source of funding for my participation in the work of the FTOC, my travel costs …are paid by Kingspan Insulation Ltd
  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 2024 after I have signed it.

Signed: Gwyn Oliver Davies 
Date: 2024-01-10 

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

I, Gabrielle Dreyfus, residing in United States of America, a Member of Foams Technical Options Committee, Member of Refrigeration TOC, and Member of TEAP task force on decision XXXIV/2 (Replenishment) 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.
    • 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 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 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 2023 after I have signed it.

Signed:Gabrielle Dreyfus
Date: 2023-03-01

Spray Polyurethane Association
United States of America
Disclosure of Interest Declaration
Kingspan Insulation Ltd
Türkiye
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

I, ILHAN KARAAGAC, residing in Turkey, a Member of Foams 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 the Technical Processing Manager for XPS Technologies in Kingspan Yapi Elemanlari A.S., Turkey. My responsibilities are the management and implementation of processing, training, research and development activities for XPS Processes across Kingspan Insulation Division globally.
    I am a member of the Foam-Technical Options Committee supporting reporting of technical information regarding options of Foam Blowing Agents.
  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 am employer of Kingspan Yapi Elemanlari A.S., where CFC and HCFC free rigid insulation foams are manufactured.
    • Government advice and other policy development: I do not provide advice on significant issues to a government with respect to its implementation of the Montreal Protocol or engage in the development of significant policy positions of a government for a Montreal Protocol meeting.
    • Paid research activities, fellowships or grants: I am not a recipient 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: I have no interests related to the subject matter of the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel or the Montreal Protocol.
  5. The source of funding for my participation in the work of TEAP is UNEP's Ozone Secretariat as being a member from an A5 country.
  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 2023 after I have signed it.

 

Signed: Ilhan KARAAGAC
Date: 2023-02-01

 

Huntsman
Belgium
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

I, Shpresa Kotaji, residing in Belgium, a Member of Foams 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 Sustainability Manager at Huntsman. My responsibilities include advising on environmental improvement strategies and advising product development teams on environmental, health and safety issues regarding the various types of blowing agents that are used in polyurethane foams manufacturing.
  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 am 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 do not provide advice on significant issues to a government with respect to its implementation of the Montreal Protocol or engage in the development of significant policy positions of a government for a Montreal Protocol meeting.
    • 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: none
  5. The source of funding for my participation in the work of TEAP is my company supporting travel/lodging expenses when occuring. No other funding.
  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 2023 after I have signed it.

Signed: Shpresa Kotaji
Date: 2023-07-14

Independent Expert
United Kingdom
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

I, Simon Lee, residing in Netherlands, a Member of Foams Technical Options Committee, of the Fire Suppression 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 a member of the Foam-Technical Options Committee supporting reporting of technical information regarding options of Foam Blowing Agents.
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: None
  • Government advice and other policy development: None
  • Paid research activities, fellowships or grants: None
  • Other interests: None

5) The source of funding for my participation in the work of TEAP is self 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 TEAP body.
9)   I understand that this DOI will expire on 31 December 2023 after I have signed it.

Signed: Simon Lee
Date: 2023-02-01

Eiffel
Mexico
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

I, Jorge Lemus, residing in Mexico, a Member of Foams 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. Techical Director in Productos Eiffel, we are a polyurethane system house so we develop rigid and flexible polyurethane systems. Recently Senior foams consultant in UNIDO.
  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: Technical Director at Productos Eiffel, UNIDO foams consultant.
    • Government advice and other policy development: None  
    • Paid research activities, fellowships or grants: None
    • Other interests:
  5. The source of funding for my participation in the work of TEAP is Productos Eiffel
  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 2024 after I have signed it.

Signed: Jorge Lemus
Date: 2024-01-10

Technocom
Egypt
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

DOI 2021 Yehia Lotfy

DuPont
United States of America
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

I, Lisa Massaro-Kustuch, residing in United States of America, a Member of Foams 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 a member of the Foam-Technical Options Committee supporting reporting of technical information regarding options of Foam Blowing Agents
  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 have ownership, shares or bonds in an entity with an interest in the subject matter of the meeting or work. I may have shares as a part of my retirement fund, but I am not directly aware of any ownership.
    • Employment, consultancy, directorship or other positions: I am employed by the Performance Building Solutions business of DuPont.
    • Government advice and other policy development: I provide technical information to policymakers regarding technology transitions.
    • Paid research activities, fellowships or grants: Modeling work is unpaid and voluntary  
    • Other interests:
  5. The source of funding for my participation in the work of TEAP is DuPont
  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 2024 after I have signed it.

Signed: Lisa Massaro-Kustuch 
Date: 2024-01-09 

Central Institute of Petrochemicals Engineering and Technology
India
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

I, Smita Mohanty, residing in India, a Member of Foams 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 a member of the Foam-Technical Options Committee supporting reporting of technical information regarding options of Foam Blowing Agents in India
  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 head Research and Development activity of Laboratory for Advanced Research in Petrochemical Materials (LARPM), CIPET in the capacity of Director & Head (Pr. Scientist)
    • Government advice and other policy development: I assist in R&D in developing various Low GWP Foaming agent and assiting the MSMEs in India
    • Paid research activities, fellowships or grants: Grants from Moef& CC
    • Other interests:
  5. The source of funding for my participation in the work of TEAP is MoEF & CC, GoI
  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 2023 after I have signed it.

 

Signed: Smita Mohanty
Date: 2023-05-03

 

Independent Consultant
Colombia
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

I, Miguel W Quintero, residing in Colombia, a Member of Foams 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 (describe your activity) a former part time consultant for the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), one of the implementing agencies of the Montreal Protocol. My main activity was to support the HPMP preparation and implementation process in Latin America. I am also a former member of the World Bank’s OORG advisory group in the area of foams.
  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: None
    • Government advice and other policy development: None
    • Paid research activities, fellowships or grants: None
    • Other interests: None
  5. The source of funding for my participation in the work of the Foams Technical Options Committee comes from UNEP’s Ozone Secretariat. I receive no payment for my time commitment.
  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 2023 after I have signed it.

Signed: Miguel W Quintero
Date: 2023-04-25

Haltermann
Germany
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

I, Sascha , residing in Germany, a Member of Foams 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 Vice President Technical Service and Development at Haltermann Carless Deutschland GmbH. My responsibilities include technical introduction of hydrocarbons to industrial applications, particularly pentanes as blowing agent in foams.
  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:
    • 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
  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 2024 after I have signed it.

Signed: Sascha
Date: 2024-01-10

Huntsman
China
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

I, Enshan Sheng, residing in China, a Member of Foams 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 the Managing Director - Huntsman Campus in Shanghai, responsible for the overall management of Huntsman’s Campus in Shanghai housing all the Huntsman businesses. I also serve as Director for 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
    • 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: My only employment and directorship is with Huntsman.
    • Government advice and other policy development: None.
    • Paid research activities, fellowships or grants: None.
    • Other interests: None.
  5. The source of funding for my participation in the work of TEAP is UNEP.
  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 2023 after I have signed it.

 

Signed: Enshan Sheng
Date: 2023-02-02

 

Japan Urethane Industry Institute
Japan
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

I, Koichi Wada, residing in Japan, a Member of Foams 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 the technical advisor at Japan Urethane Industry Institute (JUII) to take care the issues on environment, safety and helth of polyurethane raw materials and polyurethane products . My main issues are blowing agent for polyurethane foams, reaction to fire of polyurethane rigid foams, and risk management of isocayanates
  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 work to advise Japan Urethane Industry Institute (JUII), I 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 TEAP.
    • Government advice and other policy development: No conflict  
    • 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 Japan Urethane Industry Institute (JUII).
  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 2024 after I have signed it.

Signed: Koichi Wada
Date: 2024-01-11

 

Independent Expert
United States of America
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

I, David Williams, residing in United States of America, a Member of Foams 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 an independent subject matter expert on foam blowing agents. I am retired from Honeywell where I spent 27 years leading the Honeywell technical team responsible for blowing agent development and technical support. Prior to that, I spent 20 years working for Dow in several positions, including as a senior R&D chemist in the polyurethane and polystyrene foam 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 have proprietary interest in substance, technology or process to be considered by TEAP or any TOC or any temporary subsidiary body. I am a retiree of Honeywell and collect a pension from said company.
    • 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: Retired; occasional consultance for Honeywell
    • Government advice and other policy development: None  
    • Paid research activities, fellowships or grants: None
    • Other interests:
  5. The source of funding for my participation in the work of TEAP is
  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 2024 after I have signed it.

Signed: David Williams 
Date: 2024-01-05 

Natural Polymers LLC
United States of America
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

I, Ernest Wysong, residing in United States of America, a Member of Foams 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 a senior technical leader for the spray polyurethane foam business of the Owens Corning / Natural Polymers insulation business. I direct R&D programs, provide expert support for regulatory and foam blowing agent uses, and liason with regional and global trade organizations.
  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 have proprietary interest in substance, technology or process to be considered by TEAP or any TOC or any temporary subsidiary body. I am a co-author on several patents related to HFO blowing agents, although these are assigned to my former and current employers and I do not receive any compensation directly from these.
    • Financial interests: I have ownership, shares or bonds in an entity with an interest in the subject matter of the meeting or work. I own shares in the Chemours Company and Owens Corning, both having interest in insulation products or blowing agents impacted by FTOC.
    • Employment, consultancy, directorship or other positions: An employee of Natural Polymers LLC/ Owens Corning
    • Government advice and other policy development: None  
    • Paid research activities, fellowships or grants: None
    • Other interests: Participate on the America Chemical Council (ACC) CPI committees, and Spray Polyurethane Foam Alliance committees.
  5. The source of funding for my participation in the work of TEAP is my employer, Natural Polymers LLC / Owens Corning
  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 2024 after I have signed it.

Signed: Ernest Wysong 
Date: 2024-01-09