Barbara Ortner

Barbara Ortner

Barbara Ortner is Head of Market Reporting at ICIS pricing, the market-leading on-line price reporting service for the petrochemical industry. She is responsible for ensuring ICIS' global price reporting consistently hits the highest quality benchmarks. She works on the development of the company's reporting methodology, and handles direct communication with the market on price reporting standards.

She was previously Managing Editor of the ICIS pricing London editorial team, and has reported on fertilizers, olefins, glycols and aromatics in the European markets, and various chemicals in the Asian markets. For the past four years she has also written the ICIS Chemicals Confidential blog.

Barbara has a degree in English and German from Kent and Vienna Universities. She previously worked in market analysis at British Plastics and the Commodities Research Unit.

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