David Brown is responsible for coverage of the phenolics and polyurethane feedstocks markets for North America. He is a co-author of the Market Advisory Service – Global Polyurethane Feedstocks, while also contributing insight to other IHS Markit services such as the World Analysis. Prior to this role, David covered the ethylene oxide and glycols markets for the EMEA region.
Prior to joining IHS Markit, David worked as a Process Engineer at Jacobs. During his time there he spent two years working within Dow's EO/EG technology licensing group in Charleston, WV, USA. David also has engineering experience in gas terminals, Fischer-Tropsch, ethanol-to-ethylene and phosphate mining with both Jacobs and BP Chemical.
David graduated the University of Nottingham in 2013 with a Master's Degree in Chemical Engineering, achieving a First Class with Honours.