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TEAP task force on decision XXXIV/2 (Replenishment)

Co-Chairs

Name
Affiliation
Country
Independent Expert
Brazil
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

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 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 an independent expert/ consultant. As consultant and senior expert/adviser, I work with several institutions, such as the World Bank (OORG), UNDP, UNEP, BRSC Secretariat, Institute for Governance and Sustainable Development (IGSD), the Institute Climate and Society (ICS)-Brazil. and the International Energy Initiative-Brazil. My responsibilities include topics related to Montreal Protocol and Climate Change, Energy Efficiency, and Chemicals and Waste conventions.
  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: described under (2) above
    • Government advice and other policy development: N/A
    • Paid research activities, fellowships or grants: none
    • Other interests: N/A
  5. The source of funding for my participation as an A5, in the work of TEAP is Ozone Secretariat/ Trust Fund.
  6. Pursuant to paragraph 11 of the COI Guidelines, I declare that I have not declined to disclose information falling within paragraph 10 of those Guidelines.
  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: Suely Machado Carvalho

Date: 2023-03-02

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

I, Bella Maranion, residing in United States of America, a Co-chair of the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel (TEAP), and Co-chair 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 a full-time employee of the United States Environmental Protection Agency’s (USEPA) Stratospheric Protection Division, Washington, DC. My responsibilities include working as Senior Advisor to the division which supports the U.S. transition away from ozone-depleting substances (ODS) and hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs). In this capacity, I work within the various sectors of use to support the review of the human health and environmental effects of alternatives and their adoption and programs to reduce emissions and ensure responsible management of stocks. 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 of the meeting or work.
    • Employment, consultancy, directorship or other positions: I am not currently employed, consulting, or hold any other position in any entity which has an interest in the subject matter of TEAP or the task force. task force.
    • 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 to alternatives in the U.S. 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 performing any paid research activities or receive any fellowships or grants for work related to a proposed use of an ODS or HFCs or an alternative to a proposed use of an ODS or HFCs.
    • Other interests: I do not have other interests related to the subject matter of the TEAP or the task force.
  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 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: Bella Maranion
Date: 2023-02-09

Peking University
China
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

I, Shiqiu Zhang, residing in China, a Senior Expert of the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel (TEAP) and Co-chair of TEAP Decision XXXIV/2 Replenishment Task Force till 31st December 2023 declare as follows:

  1. I have read the Conflict of Interest and Disclosure Guidelines for the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel, Its Technical Options Committees and Temporary Subsidiary Bodies (“the COI Guidelines”) as adopted by the Meeting of the Parties in Decision XXIV/8.
  2. I am a Professor of Peking University, Beijing of China. My responsibilities include teaching courses and conducting research activities in the fields 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. (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: University activities and academic activities.
    • Government advice and other policy development: I 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:
  5. The source of funding for my participation in the work of TEAP and RTF 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 of the COI Guidelines, I declare that I have not declined to disclose information falling within paragraph 10 of those Guidelines.
  7. I undertake to disclose any material change to any of the above information, pursuant to paragraph 9 of the COI Guidelines, within 30 days of any such change.
  8. I undertake to make further declarations of interest annually for so long as I remain a member of the TEAP and RTF body
  9. I understand that this DOI will expire on 31 December 2023 after I have signed it.

Signed: Shiqiu ZHANG
Date: 2023-01-08

Member

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

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 Member of TEAP task force on decision XXXIV/2 (Replenishment) till 31st December 2023 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 Chair 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. (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.
    • 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) and an internally funded project at the AUC related to sun-dried crops
    • 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 2023 after I have signed it.

Signed: Omar Abdelaziz

Date: 2023-01-16

Man-West Environmental Group Ltd.
Canada
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

I, Richard Cooke, residing in Canada, a Member of the Medical and Chemicals Technical Options Committee, 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. A voluntary member of the MCTOC and Task Force on Replenishment bringing specific experience respecting the management of End of Life ODS/HFC and more generally experience in hazardous and chemicals management and implementation of international projects funded by the MLF and GEF. As owner and employee of Man-West EnvIronmental Group Ltd., I am currently actively involved in the planning, preparation and implementation of international projects related to the management hazardous and chemical waste internationally and in the implementation of projects undertaking the phase out and phase down of controlled substances under the Montreal Protocol, and elimination (replacement and destruction) of Annexed Chemicals under the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants. Specific projects currently being undertaken are:
    1. Elimination of HBCD and replacement with environmental sound alternatives in the manufacture of EPS and XPS in Turkey, UNIDO/Ministry of Environment of Turkey, GEF Funded
    2. Development of the Phase 1 Kigali Implementation Plan for the Kyrgyz Republic, UNDP/UNEP, MLF Funded
    3. Development of strategies and project implementation templates for the management and financing of End of Life ODS/HFC, UNDP (Bilateral Grant Funded)
  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. Man-West Environmental Group Ltd. , a Canadian consultancy, is wholly owned by myself and wife has been and is currently engaged in the planning, preparation and implementation of projects involving controlled substances under the Montreal Protocol and funded by the MLF.
    • Employment, consultancy, directorship or other positions: Man-West Environmental Group Ltd, - President (See Section 2 above)
    • Government advice and other policy development: (See Section 2 above)
    • Paid research activities, fellowships or grants: None
    • Other interests: Protected areas, wildlife habitat conservation, watershed protection/restoration
  5. The source of funding for my participation in the work of TEAP is myself and employer.
  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:Richard Cooke
Date: 2023-02-09

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

Independent Expert
Costa Rica
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

I, Marco Gonzalez, residing in Costa Rica, a Senior Expert of the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel (TEAP), 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 currently an independent consultant in governance matters of Multilateral Environmetal Agreements, specializing in areas of ozone and climate protection with emphasis in energy enfficiency. I work on a pro bono basis and under contract when requested by United Nations Agencies or non- Gubernamental 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 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 currently under any employment, directorship or other positions. I work on a pro bono basis and under contract as and when requested by United Nations Agencies or non- Gubernamental Organizations.
    • Government advice and other policy development: I do not advice goverments on policy matters, policy development and/or implementation. I do advice on capacity building, training programmes, scientific and technical matters.
    • Paid research activities, fellowships or grants: I do not work on paid research and do nor enjoy any fellowships or grants.
    • Other interests: Supporting efforts to consolidate the healing of the ozone layer and fighting the threat of Climate Change is one of my major interests.
  5. The source of funding for my participation in the work of TEAP is UNEP's 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 2023 after I have signed it.

Signed: Marco Gonzalez
Date: 2023-01-31

United States of America
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

I, Brian Holuj, residing in France, a Consulting Expert of Refrigeration TOC, and Consulting Expert 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 a consulting expert drafting content based on experience with market transformation activities in developing and emerging economies.
  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 drawn from my portfolio of refrigeration and air conditioning projects executed as a programme management officer of the United Nations Environment Programme. Grant funds for these projects are from a range of sources, including governments, philanthropic organizations, and other international organizations.
  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: Brian Holuj
Date: 2023-08-14

 

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

I, Philip Owen, residing in Belgium, a Member of TEAP task force on decision XXXIV/2 (Replenishment) till 31st December 2023 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 retired.
  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 relevant
  5. Possible travel and subsistence funding from the UK government.
  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: Philip Owen
Date: 2023-01-11

Independent Expert
Lebanon
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

I, Bassam Elassaad, residing in Canada, a 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 an independent consultant on matter related to the Montreal Protocol and the RACHP 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 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 a consultant to Implementing Agencies.
    • 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 the Ozone Secretariat for travel and daily subsistance.
  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: Bassam Rafic Elassaad

Date: 2023-01-04

Independent Expert
United States of America
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

I, Elisa Rim, residing in United States of America, a 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 a programme officer at the United Nations Environment Programme. My responsibilities include implementing programs funded by the Multilateral Fund.
  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: UNEP
    • Government advice and other policy development: My responsibilities may include providing information and advice related to compliance and the implementation of the Montreal Protocol, especially as it relates to projects funded by the Multilateral Fund. I do not engage in the development of policy positions of a government for Montreal Protocol Meetings.
    • Paid research activities, fellowships or grants:
    • Other interests:
  5. The source of funding for my participation in the work of TEAP is Ozone Secretariat/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:Elisa Rim
Date: 2023-01-30

Independent Expert
Grenada
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

I, John Telesford , residing in Grenada, a 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 assiting with the preparation of two reports for the replenishment of the MLF for 2024-2026
  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 2023 after I have signed it.

Signed: John Telesford
Date: 2023-01-31

Planet Futures
Australia
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

I, Helen Kay Tope, residing in Australia, a Technical Options Committee co-chair of the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel (TEAP), Co-chair of the Medical and Chemicals Technical Options Committee, 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 Principal Consultant and also Director of Planet Futures, and former Principal Consultant of Energy International Australia P.L. My activities as an independent consultant are to provide 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. I am also Adjunct Professor, within the Office of the Executive Dean, Faculty of Health, Deakin 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: 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 of Australia’s future non-defence halon requirements. During 2021-2023, I am contracted by UNEP to write a number of articles of a technical nature for its website. During 2021-2023, I am participating as an unpaid contributor to an Environmental Impact of Inhaled Medicines Writing Group of the Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand. During 2023, I commence an appointment as Adjunct Professor, Facult of Health, Deakin University, as an honorary appointee.
    • 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. A source of funding for my participation in the work of TEAP is UNEP's Ozone Secretariat, which provides funding support towards administrative and travel costs associated with my participation as co-chair of the Medical and Chemicals Technical Options Committee and member of the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel in 2022. As a self-employed consultant, the time supplied to conduct work related to the Medical and Chemicals Technical Options Committee and the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel and its subsidiary bodies is 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 2023 after I have signed it.

Signed:Helen Kay Tope
Date: 2023-01-31

Independent Consultant
Thailand
Disclosure of Interest Declaration

I, Viraj Vithoontien, residing in Thailand, a Member of TEAP task force on decision XXXIV/2 (Replenishment) till 31st December 2023 declare as follows:

  1. I have read the Conflict of Interest and Disclosure Guidelines for the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel, Its Technical Options Committees and Temporary Subsidiary Bodies (“the COI Guidelines”) as adopted by the Meeting of the Parties in Decision XXIV/8.
  2. My role is to provide comments and suggestions on the issues related to funding policies of the Multialteral Fund to the RTF.
  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 have a consultancy contract with Daikin Industry. My responsibility is to analyze HFC phasedown policies in ASEAN to Daikin's business units in the region.
    • Government advice and other policy development: Yes, I provide advice, on a pro-bono basis, on government policies in relation to implementation of the Montreal Protocol.
    • Paid research activities, fellowships or grants: None
    • Other interests: None
  5. The source of funding for my participation in the work of TEAP is from my personal fund
  6. Pursuant to paragraph 11 of the COI Guidelines, I declare that I have not declined to disclose information falling within paragraph 10 of those Guidelines.
  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: Viraj Vithoontien
Date: 2023-01-17