Mr. Michael Kratochwill is the Managing Director of Transaction Advisory Services for the IHS Chemical group.
He has 45 years of industry experience, specifically in the energy and chemical industries in upstream oil and gas, midstream, and downstream refining and chemicals, including specialty chemicals and oilfield chemicals. Mr. Kratochwill also brings his experience in technology valuation, independent engineering and M&A due diligence analysis, and strong knowledge of petroleum and chemical industry technologies, market structures and economics. Before his current position at IHS, he held positions at Sunoco, Atlantic Richfield, ARCO Chemical, Continental Bank, Chem Systems, Nexant and, most recently, at Chemical Market Associates. He has been a member of the AIChE since 1970 and the SPE since 1979. Mr. Kratochwill holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from Drexel University, US, and a Master of Business Administration from Widener University, US. Mike is the Managing Director, Transaction Advisory Services, of IHS Chemical, and has extensive experience in technology valuation, independent engineer and M&A due diligence analysis, and strong knowledge of petroleum and chemical industry technologies, market structures and economics. Mike has also done considerable expert witness/testimony work on appraisals and valuations and industry/technology dynamics, and has 45 years total industry experience.