Managing Director, Energy & Natural Resources, IHS MarkitAdrian Beale leads the IHS Markit Energy & Natural Resources business for Financial & Capital Markets.
Since 2017, Mr. Beale has focused on providing information, insight and consulting services to global financial markets impacted by a changing array of energy and natural resources challenges. During a career spanning 30 years in the chemical, energy and financial industries, he has developed deep experience across a broad range of chemicals and energy products covering a wide array of research, commercial, financial, strategic, and technical issues. Formerly he served as vice president of Specialty Chemicals at IHS Markit, serving the global chemical, petrochemical and refining industries. Mr. Beale joined the company with the 2011 acquisition of CMAI and became senior director of Global Engineering Resins. His experience includes general manager of petrochemical trading and marketing business for Gantrade Europe, executive director for 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. He received a Bachelor of Arts, Dual Honors, in Business Studies and French from the University of Sheffield, United Kingdom, and a French International Business Diploma from Chambre de Commerce, Lille, France.
- Chemical manufacturing
- Chemical producers
- Market Analysis
- Merger and acquisition