Our people

Our team comprises a group of highly trained and experienced industrial market researchers and leading industry experts. Regular contact with senior management in companies throughout industry enable us to provide in-depth, unbiased and trustworthy market insights and forecasts.

Our leadership team

Robin MacDonald – Head of Chemicals, Polymers and Fibres

Robin MacDonald – Head of Chemicals, Polymers and Fibres

Steve Jenkins – Vice President, Consulting

Steve Jenkins - Vice President, Consulting

Alex Lidback – Vice President, Research

Alex Lidback - Vice President, Research

Some of our experts

Bruna Angel – Fibres

Bruna Angel – Fibres             

Michael Bermish – Paraxylene and Polyester

Michael Bermish - Paraxylene & Polyester

Quentin de Carvalho – Head of Nylon

Quentin de Carvalho – Head of Nylon

William Chapman – Head of Fibres

Will Chapman – Head of Fibres

Crystal Chiang – Nylon 

Crystal Chiang - Nylon Asia Director

Paul Clarke – EO/MEG/EODs

Paul Clarke – EO/MEG/EODs             

Kelly Cui – Olefins

Kelly Cui  – Olefins                                      

Ashish Chitalia – Polyolefins

Ashish Chitalia – Polyolefins

Jacqui Ford – PET Resin

Jacqui Ford – PET Resin               

Paul Gaster – Flexible Packaging

Paul Gaster – Flexible Packaging

Gordon Haire – Head of Aromatics

Gordon Haire - Head of Aromatics

Oliver Hayman – Olefins and Polyolefins

Oliver Hayman – Polyolefins

Afsar Hussain – Olefins and Polyolefins

Afsar Hussain – Polyolefins

YJ Kim – Polyester Raw Materials

YJ Kim – Polyester Raw Materials

Simon King – Head of Films and Flexible Packaging

Simon King – Head of Films & Flexible Packaging

Patrick Kirby – Olefins

Patrick Kirby - Polyolefins

Salmon Lee – Paraxylene, MEG, DMT and Polyester

Salmon Lee – Paraxylene, MEG, DMT and Polyester

Joel Lindahl – Head of Olefins

Joel Lindahl - Head of Olefins

Ryan Macaluso – Benzene and Styrene

Ryan Macaluso - Benzene and Styrene

Phil Marshall – Head of Polyester

Phil Marshall – Head of Polyester

Helen McGeough – RPET Services

Helen McGeough – RPET Services

Scott E. Miller – Orthoxylene and oxo-alcohols

Scott E. Miller –  Ortho-xylene and oxo-alcohols

Simon Palmer- Benzene and Styrene

Simon Palmer- Benzene and Styrene

Doug Rightler – EO/MEG/EODs

Doug Rightler – EO/MEG/EODs

Vince Sinclair – Benzene and Styrene

Vince Sinclair - Benzene and Styrene

David Swift – Head of PET Packaging 

David Swift – Head of PET Packaging

Darryl Xu – Benzene & Styrene

Darryl Xu – Benzene & Styrene

Pieterjan Van Uytvanck – Polyester Sustainability

Pieterjan Van Uytvanck - Polyester Sustainability

Steve Zinger – Olefins

Steve Zinger - Vice President, Consulting

Alasdair Carmichael – Synthetic Fibres

Alasdair Carmichael - Synthetic Fibres