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.

Leadership team

Robin MacDonald – Head of Chemicals, Polymers and Fibres

Robin MacDonald – Head of Chemicals, Polymers and Fibres

Valerie Purvis – Director of Operations

Valerie Purvis - Director of Operations

Mark Cunningham – VP and Head of Finance

Mark Cunningham – VP and Head of Finance

Simon Metcalfe – Head of Sales

Simon Metcalfe

Business Heads

Gordon Haire – Head of
Aromatics

Gordon Haire - Head of Aromatics

Vince Sinclair – Head of Feedstocks

Vince Sinclair - Benzene and Styrene

Laura Murphy – Director, Fibres, Americas

Laura Murphy

Simon King – Head of Films

Simon King – Head of Films & Flexible Packaging

Quentin de Carvalho – Head of Nylon

Quentin de Carvalho – Head of Nylon

Joel Lindahl – Head of Olefins & Polyolefins

Joel Lindahl - Head of Vinyls

Alex Lidback – Head of
PET/rPET

Alex Lidback - Vice President, Consulting EMEARC

Scott E. Miller – Orthoxylene and oxo-alcohols

Scott E. Miller –  Head of RXN

Phil Marshall – Head of PET

Phil Marshall – Head of Polyester

Consulting Heads

Alex Lidback – Vice President, Consulting EMEARC

Alex Lidback - Vice President, Consulting EMEARC

Steve Jenkins – Vice President, Consulting APAC

Steve Jenkins - Vice President, Consulting

Steve Zinger – Vice President, Consulting Americas

Steve Zinger - Head of Olefins & Polyolefins

Some of our experts

Bruna Angel – Fibres

Bruna Angel – Fibres             

Michael Bermish – Paraxylene and Polyester

Michael Bermish - Paraxylene & Polyester

Crystal Chiang –
Nylon 

Crystal Chiang - Nylon Asia Director

Paul Clarke – EO/MEG/EODs

Paul Clarke – EO/MEG/EODs             

Kelly Cui – Olefins

Kelly Cui – Olefins & Polyolefins

Ashish Chitalia – Polyolefins

Ashish Chitalia – Polyolefins

Robert Gilfillan – Flexible Packaging

Robert Gilfillan - Flexible Packaging

Paul Gaster – Flexible Packaging

Paul Gaster – Flexible Packaging

Afsar Hussain – Olefins and Polyolefins

Afsar Hussain – Polyolefins

YJ Kim – Polyester Raw Materials

YJ Kim – Polyester Raw Materials

Patrick Kirby – Olefins

Patrick Kirby – Olefins

Salmon Lee – Paraxylene, MEG, DMT and Polyester

Salmon Lee – Paraxylene, MEG, DMT and Polyester

Ryan Macaluso – Benzene and Styrene

Ryan Macaluso - Benzene and Styrene

Helen McGeough – RPET Services

Helen McGeough – RPET Services

Simon Palmer- Benzene and Styrene

Simon Palmer- Benzene and Styrene

Doug Rightler – EO/MEG/EODs

Doug Rightler – EO/MEG/EODs

Darryl Xu – Benzene & Styrene

Darryl Xu – Benzene & Styrene

Pieterjan Van Uytvanck – Polyester Sustainability

Pieterjan Van Uytvanck - Polyester Sustainability

Maritza Ramirez – PET

Maritza Ramirez