Members of the Expert Working Group on ESM

Africa region

  • Mr. Adel Shafei Mohamed Osman, General Director, Hazardous Chemicals and Waste Department, Ministry of Environment, Egypt 
  • Mr. Henry O. Williams, Coordinator, MEAs Chemicals and Waste, MEAs Department, Environmental Protection Agency, Liberia 
  • Mr. Sam Adu-Kumi, Director, Chemicals Control and Management Centre, Environmental Protection Agency, Ghana
  • Mr. Jean-Claude Salama, Point Focal National de la Convention de Bâle / Chef de Service de la Valorisation des Déchets, Direction Générale de l’Environnement / Bureau National de la Convention de Bâle, Ministère de l'Environnement et des Forêts, Madagascar 
  • Dr. Cissé Oumar Diaouré, Point Focal SAICM, Ministère de l'Environnement et de l'Assainissement et du Développement Durable, Direction Nationale de l’Assainissement et du Contrôle des Pollutions et des Nuisances, Mali 
  • Mr. Samwel Victor Manyele, Chief Government Chemist / DNA for Industrial Chemicals Government Chemist Laboratory Agency (GCLA), Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, Tanzania

Asia and the Pacific region

  • Ms. Yushuang Li, Engineer, Hazardous Waste Management Office, Solid Waste and Chemicals Management Center, Ministry of Environmental Protection, China 
  • Ms. Upik Sitti Aslia Kamil, Deputy Director, Sub. Directorate of Determination and Notification of Hazardous Waste and Non Hazardous Waste / Directorate of Hazardous Waste and Non Hazardous Waste Management, Ministry of Environment and Forestry, Indonesia 
  • Mr. Michikazu Kojima, Senior Research Fellow, Inter-Disciplinary Studies Centre / Institute of Developing Economies, Japan External Trade Organization (IDE-JETRO), Japan
  • Dr. Mohammed Oglah Hussein Khashashneh, Director, Hazardous Substances and Waste Management Directorate, Ministry of Environment, Jordan 
  • Mr. Jinhui Li, Executive Director, Tsinghua University / Basel Convention Regional Centre for Training and Technology Transfer for Asia and the Pacific (BCRC AP), China
  • Mr. Ali Al-Dobhani, General Director, Chemical Safety and Hazardous Wastes Department, Ministry of Water and Environment, Yemen

Central and Eastern Europe region

  • Mr. Peter Wessman, Legal Officer / Team Leader on International Issues and Waste Shipments, Unit for Waste Management / DG Environment, European Commission, Belgium 
  • Ms. Dana Lapešová, Director, Basel Convention Regional Centre for Training and Technology Transfer for Central Europe (BCRC-Slovak Republic), Slovak Environmental Agency, Slovak Republic
  • Ms. Justina Grigaraviciene, Chief Desk Officer, Waste Department / Waste Management Strategy Division, Ministry of Environment, Lithuania 
  • Mr. Marek Porycki, Chief Specialist, Unit of Transboundary Shipment of Waste, Department of Market Control, Inspectorate of Environmental Protection, Poland
  • Two vacant positions – to be confirmed

Latin America and the Caribbean region

  • Mr. Juan Simonelli, Waste and Chemical Cluster – Global Liaison, Secretaria de Ambiente y Desarrollo Sustentable, Argentina 
  • Ms. Leila Devia, Director, Basel Convention Regional Centre for Training and Technology Transfer for the South American Region (BCRC-Argentina) / Instituto Nacional de Tecnología Industrial (INTI), Argentina 
  • Ms. Marilia Moreira Viotti, Environment Analyst / Official Substitute of Hazardous Waste Manager, Department of Urban Environment, Brazilian Environment Ministry, Brazil
  • Mr. Joost Meijer, Head, Office on waste and environmental risks, Ministry of Environment, Chile 
  • Mr. Miguel Eduardo Araujo Padilla, Director, Basel Convention Regional Centre for Central America and Mexico (BCRC-CAM), El Salvador
  • Ms. Patricia de Souza Medeiros Barbosa, Companhia Ambiental do Estado de Sao Paulo (CETESB), Brazil

Western European and others region 

  • Mr. Yorg Aerts, Head of European and international policy team, Policy Information Service – Waste and Materials Management Department, OVAM Flemish Public Waste Agency, Belgium 
  • Mr. Andreas Jaron, Head of Division, Waste Management, Federal Ministry for the Environment, Germany
  • Ms. Silje Johannessen, Senior Advisor, Section for Biocides and Global Chemical Conventions, Norwegian Environment Agency, Norway
  • Mr. Marco Claudio Buletti, Head of Section, Waste Management and Resources Division, Federal Office for the Environment (FOEN), Switzerland
  • Ms. Marie Boucher, Environmental Protection Specialist, Office of Resource Conservation and Recovery, Environmental Protection Agency, United States of America
  • On e vacant position - to be confirmed