Mr. Smith joined IHS Markit in March 2012. Prior to joining IHS Markit, Mr. Smith was the PP Business planning manager for INEOS Olefin & Polymers USA. He is currently the Specialty Chemicals CEH Petrochemicals team lead and brings several years of supply/demand modeling. He brings a wealth of industry knowledge to IHS Markit through multiple stints along the chemical's value chain. He began his career in R&D, BP Chemicals at the Sunbury Research Center, London; where he was an active member of their Ketonex Aliphatic Polyketone research team. After 8 years at BP Chemicals, he moved into chemicals consulting; work on commodity and engineering resin projects. Mr. Smith graduated from Royal Society of Chemistry.