Mr. Adrian Beale is Vice President of Specialty Chemicals Insights at IHS Chemicals, a leading global provider of information, insight and consulting services to the global chemical, petrochemical and refining industries.
Mr. Beale joined IHS with the 2011 acquisition of CMAI and became Senior Director of Global Engineering Resins. During a career spanning more than 28 years in the chemical and financial industries, Mr. Beale has developed deep experience across a broad spectrum of petrochemicals and specialty chemicals and plastics covering a wide array of commercial, financial, strategic and technical issues. His experience includes Vice President, Chemicals Equity Research at Goldman Sachs International in London, and several roles at CMAI including Director of Europe & Middle East Aromatics Studies, Director of the North American Aromatics business and Director of Global Engineering Resins. Mr. Beale is a frequent author and speaker on the chemical industry and chemical markets. He received a Bachelor of Arts, Dual Honor, in Business Studies and French from the University of Sheffield, United Kingdom and a French International Business Diploma from Chambre de Commerce, Lille, France.