John Barsby joined IHS Markit in 2013, bringing with him more than 15 years of experience in the global chemicals industry. As Executive Director, he is the global lead for Industry Forecasting and Data Analytics. He started his career working in the polymer sector holding roles across the globe with Bayer Materials Science. Within IHS Markit/S&P Global he has held various positions from single client consulting, business management of Company Strategy and Performance, Midstream Infrastructure, Chemical Assets databases and research teams. John holds a Master’s in Business Administration from Nottingham University, and a higher diploma in Polymer Engineering.