Dr. Guan is Executive Director, Specialty Chemicals – Resins and Coatings, within the S&P Commodity Insights. He joined IHS Chemical in 2014 and brings over 15 years of in-depth industry experience in surface finishing, automotive, and chemical industries. His current focus is coatings and associated raw materials. He has authored a broad range of reports for the Chemical Economics Handbook (CEH) and Specialty Chemicals Update Program (SCUP).
Prior to joining S&P, Maoshi held various positions at Lacks Enterprises in Michigan, US and Total (China) in areas of research and development, product management, and business development.
He holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from China University of Petroleum and a Ph.D. from Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, US.