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He is responsible for providing strategic leadership for the global chemical supply/demand analytics and World Analysis publications. Prior to his current position, Mr. Carr was the global business leader for the Inorganics team, senior director of Global Olefins, and service leader for the North American Light Olefins Market Advisory Service at IHS Markit. His focus for the past 10 years has primarily been on olefins and the analysis of the propylene and propylene derivative markets for hundreds of global customers. His expertise encompasses the oil and gas and chemicals industries, including refinery engineering/operations, purchasing, plastics logistics, and olefins commercial activities. Prior to its acquisition by IHS Markit in 2011, he served as director of propylene studies in the olefins group of Chemical Market Associates, Inc. (CMAI) since 2006. Previously, he was with Total Petrochemicals USA for more than two decades. He received a Bachelor of Science in chemical engineering from the University of Oklahoma and is a registered professional engineer in the state of Texas.