Director, Plastics Planning and Analysis, IHS MarkitRobin Waters serves as director of IHS Markit focused on planning and analysis for the advisory services that cover polyethylene and polypropylene.
Mr. Waters brings more than three decades of industry experience to his role as director of plastics planning and analysis. His responsibilities at IHS Markit cover polyethylene and polypropylene, including support for both market advisory services as well as single client projects and studies related to polyolefins. He served as project lead for “Plastics Pathway to Sustainability”, the multiclient study on plastics sustainability issued in November 2018. Mr. Waters joined IHS Markit in 2012 as director of Polyolefins-North America. Previously, he was with Montell Polyolefins (later Basell Polyolefins and currently LyondellBasell) in leadership roles in polyethylene and, later, polypropylene for 15 years, including commercial management of new business startups and third-party marketing agreements, regional sales management, strategic planning and commercial management. He began his career at DuPont, initially as a business analyst for supporting the global elastomers business followed by technical, sales and business management assignments for a variety of films and resins in packaging markets. Mr. Waters holds a Bachelor of Science in chemistry from the University of Georgia and an MBA from the University of Miami, both in the United States.
- Plastics sustainability