David has over thirty years of experience in the global petrochemicals industry, with ICI, Huntsman and SABIC. He has taken a series of roles of increasing seniority in supply chain optimization, risk management, feedstocks trading, IT and business. He has significant experience in business restructuring and post-merger integration, having been the project director for SABIC’s global reorganization project in 2009. David was until recently Vice President, Aromatics & Chlor-Alkali for SABIC, based in Europe and Riyadh. He previously was General Manager for SABIC’s global methanol and MTBE businesses.
David is based in the UK but has spent seven years living and working in Saudi Arabia. He has an MA in Mathematics from the University of Cambridge, but has forgotten most of it now.