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 (SIDS)
1 member from a least developed country (LDC)

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. Albert Binger
Jamaica
Non-Annex I / SIDS

Mr. Gabriel Blanco*
Argentina
Non-Annex I / Latin America and the Caribbean

Mr. Birama Diarra
Mali
Non-Annex I

Ms. Gabriela Fischerova
Slovakia
Annex I

Ms. Sha Fu
China
Non-Annex I / Asia-Pacific

Mr. Jürg Grütter
Switzerland
Annex I

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

Mr. Omedi Moses Jura*
Kenya
Non-Annex I / Africa

Ms. Elfriede A. More
Austria
Annex I

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

Ms. Claudia Alejandra Octaviana Villasana
Mexico
Non-Annex I / Latin America and the Caribbean

Mr. Antonio Pflueger
Germany
Annex I

Mr. Michael Rantil (Vice-Chair)
Sweden
Annex I

Mr. David Reidmiller
United States of America
Annex I

Mr. Kunihiko Shimada
Japan
Annex I

Ms. Viktoriia Shtets
Ukraine
Annex I

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

Mr. Stig Sveningsen
Norway
Annex I

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

Mr. Karma Tshering*
Bhutan
Non-Annex I / LDC


*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.