Barbara Ortner

ICIS Head of Market Reporting


Based in London, Barbara has been with ICIS for more than 20 years, specialising in petrochemical market price reporting.

Stephen Burns

ICIS Editorial Director, Operations


Stephen Burns is Editorial Director, Operations, with global responsibility for the Chemicals, Energy and Fertilizer reporting teams as well as the News and ICB content areas.

Jan Frommeyer

ICIS Director Market Analysis


Jan Frommeyer is Director Market Analysis at ICIS. He manages data, analytics and modelling of emissions trading markets with a focus on Europe and the US. He joined ICIS as part of the acquisition of Tschach Solutions (which he co-founded and managed) in June 2013. Before starting Tschach Solutions, Jan worked for two years at Noble Group, where he was responsible for forecasting offset supply, short term price developments and carbon trading strategies in the options market.
Prior to Noble, he was researching crude oil and coal markets at Germany’s third largest power supplier, EnBW.

Philipp Ruf

ICIS Lead Analyst – EU Carbon Markets


Philipp Ruf is the lead analyst for the European carbon market at ICIS Tschach Solutions. Since joining the organisation in 2012 he has been responsible for quantitative and qualitative research to forecast fundamentals and price developments in the EU ETS. Philipp leads a team of seven analysts that helps compliance companies, traders and governments to navigate through the EU emissions trading system.

Prior to his work at ICIS Tschach Solutions, Philipp was an EU policy assistant at IETA’s Brussels office working on regulatory changes surrounding the EU ETS.

Joseph Chang

ICIS Global Editor


Based in New York, Joseph has been with ICIS for more than 16 years, specialising in financial analysis and mergers and acquisitions, covering price trends and the factors that impact these trends – in both the short term and long term.

William Lemos

ICIS Managing Editor, Europe


William Lemos joined ICIS in 2006 in Houston and now serves as Managing Editor in Europe. William has covered a range of petrochemical markets in his career with ICIS, including the flagship US reports on Ethylene and Propylene, the highest-profile feedstocks in the chemical chain. His career in journalism has also seen him cover financial and commodity markets for the last decade, including regular attendance and presentations at major industry events in the Americas, Europe and Asia.

Rebecca Clarke

Managing Editor, Fertilizers


Based in London, Rebecca has been with ICIS for nine years, specialising in fertilizers. She has covered all products as a reporter – nitrogen, ammonia, phosphates, sulphur and potash – but currently covers urea and now manages the global fertilizers editorial team.

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Liao Na

ICIS-China - VP of Content


Liao has over 10 years analysis experience in the oil & gas market, covering crude/refinery, distillate, fuel oil, LPG & LNG and lubricants. Liao is an important participator in many survey projects and conferences.

Ken Yin

ICIS China Senior Information Manager (Chemical)


Ken has nine years consulting experience on bulk chemical commodities, with expertise in the coal-methanol-substitute energy industry chain. She is involved in many industrial conferences and has a bachelor in Fine Chemical from Shanghai Engineering and Technology University.

Amber Liu

ICIS China Senior Information Manager (Chemical)


Amber specialises in butadiene and synthetic rubber. While giving dozens of speeches in conferences across the globe, she authored many industrial and annual reports such as the China Butadiene Industry Chain Study, China Tyres Industry Study and 2007-2011 Styrene Butadiene Rubber (SBR) annual reports.

Navy Liu

ICIS China, Senior Information Manager (Energy)


Navy joined ICIS China Energy in 2002 and manages Shanghai’s analyst team. He has a comprehensive understanding of distillates products, fuel oil, bitumen, bunker and petcoke markets. He also has knowledge of China’s independent refineries, oil terminal, and shipping and relative logistics industries.

Chris Qi

ICIS China Information Director (Chemical)


With more than 10 year’s experience working in the chemical intelligence sector, Chris has a mass of industrial knowledge and working experience in plastics, aromatics, chemical & fibre and many other fields. Chris has been invited by major domestic chemical enterprises to deliver keynote speeches and training.

Tony Dillon

Managing Editor, Crude Oil


Tony has been with ICIS since 1994 and heads up the ICIS team producing the World Crude Report on a daily basis with input from the core team in Singapore, London and Houston. He started his career in the oil industry in 1970 with Shell and subsequently worked at Conoco and Sunoco. Tony is in regular contact with all of the main oil companies and traders.

Soo Hwee Peh

Managing Editor, Asia and the Middle East


Soo Hwee Peh has been with the company for a decade, covering the key benchmark olefins markets of ethylene and propylene in Asia. She also previously reported on a wide variety of petrochemical markets ranging from solvents to engineering plastics and also delivered olefins presentations at several key industry conferences. Soo Hwee currently manages a fast-expanding team of close to 30 editors in Singapore.