Dr. Guan is Director, Specialty Chemicals – Resins and Coatings, within the IHS Markit Chemical group. He joined IHS Chemical in 2014 and brings over 17 years of in-depth industry experience in surface finishing, automotive, petrochemical and refining 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 IHS Markit, Maoshi held various positions at Lacks Enterprises in Michigan, Louisiana State University in the United States, 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.