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Bala Suresh
Executive Director, Research & Analysis, Fertilizers & Industrial Gases, IHS Markit
Bala Suresh is Global Business Unit Lead for IHS Markit’s Industrial Gases and Fertilizers segment in the Specialty Chemicals division.
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Background

Mr. Suresh is responsible for providing strategic leadership for the global chemical supply/demand analytics and for planning and oversight of content, forecast methodology and quality of reports pertaining to the industrial gases and fertilizer markets.

Mr. Suresh joined SRI Consulting in 2000 before it was acquired by IHS Markit in 2010, which merged with Markit in 2016. He has authored a broad range of reports for the Chemical Economics Handbook (CEH) and the Specialty Chemicals Update Program (SCUP) publications and contributes to ongoing development of programs and single client consulting projects.

Mr. Suresh has over 30 years of experience in process design, plant economics, marketing research and business development, both in industrial and consulting areas. He started his career in India, working with the Indian subsidiary of Clariant, and later joined Ballmer Lawrie & Co. (India) in their petrochemical division. In 1991, he joined Nuclear Fuel Services, Tennessee, where he was involved in field engineering and also led business development activities.

Mr. Suresh holds a Bachelor's and Master's degree in Chemical Engg. and an MBA.

Industry expertise
Chemical
Agribusiness
Chemical
Fertilizers
Specialty Chemicals
Syngas Chemicals, Industrial Gases & Fertilizers
Areas of interest
Ammonia
Urea
Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage
Hydrogen
Market Analysis & Forecasts
Muriate of Potash (MOP)
Ammonium Sulphate
Nitrogen Fertilizers
Phosphate Fertilizers
Phosphate Rock and Phosphoric Acid
Sulphur & Sulfuric Acid
Nitrates
Regional focus
North America
Languages
English
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