Technology Executive Committee

Strengthening climate technology policies

Members of the Technology Executive Committee

The Technology Executive Committee (TEC) consists of 20 experts representing both developed and developing countries. The members serve in their personal capacity and come from the following regions:

9 members from Annex I Parties 
3 members from each of Africa, Asia-Pacific, and Latin America and the Caribbean 
1 member from a small island developing state
1 member from a least developed country

Each year, the TEC elects a chair and a vice-chair from among its members. One comes from an Annex I Party and the other from a non-Annex I Party. 

TEC Members 2016


Mr. Ayele Anabo
Ethiopia
Non-Annex I / Africa


Mr. Robby Berloznik
Belgium
Annex I


Mr. Pedro Borges
Venezuela
Non-Annex I /  Latin America and the Caribbean


Mr. Birama Diarra
Mali
Non-Annex I / Africa

Ms. Gabriela Fischerova
Slovakia
Annex I

Ms. Stella Gama
Malawi
Non-Annex I / Least developed countries

Mr. Jürg Grütter*
Switzerland 
Annex I

Mr. Mareer Mohamed Husny
Maldives
Non-Annex I / Asia-Pacific

Mr. Kazem Kashefi
Iran
Non-Annex I / Asia-Pacific

Mr. Ian Lloyd
United States of America
Annex I

Ms. Elfriede A. More
Austria
Annex I

Mr. Naoki Mori
Japan
Annex I

Ms. Duduzile Nhlengethwa (Vice-Chair)
Swaziland
Non-Annex I / Africa

Ms. Claudia Octaviano
Mexico
Non-Annex I / Latin America and the Caribbean

Mr. Michael Rantil (Chair)
Sweden
Annex I

Mr. Hugh Sealy
Micronesia
Non-Annex I / Small island developing states

Ms. Viktoriia Shtets
Ukraine
Annex I

Mr. Changmo Sung
Republic of Korea
Non-Annex I / Asia-Pacific

Mr. Stig Svenningsen
Norway
Annex I 

Ms. Adelle Thomas
Bahamas
Non-Annex I / Latin America and the Caribbean


*Current officer remains in office until his successor is nominated from the respective regional group/constituency. The membership chart of Convention and Kyoto Protocol bodies can be found here.

Task forces

The TEC establishes internal task forces to support the implementation of its rolling workplan. The task forces consist of TEC members and may include stakeholder representatives from: business and industry non-governmental organizations (BINGO); environmental non-governmental organizations (ENGO); research-oriented and independent organizations non-governmental organizations; and international governmental organisations (IGO). Below is the composition and membership of the TEC task forces, as of 28 June 2016.