Peter Taffe

Peter Taffe

Peter Taffe, a chemical engineering graduate from the University of Leeds in Britain, has over 30 years of experience in analysing the chemicals industry.

Peter has been part of ICIS training since its inception. Besides training, Peter is also part of the ICIS Data & Analytics team, which provides context to pricing and news. His present position is Intelligence Editor with responsibilities including Plants & Projects and Chemical and Company Intelligence reports. The Chemical reports look primarily at the market and pricing dynamics of individual petrochemicals as well as the processes used to make them.

He is also involved in generating weekly margin reports such as those on ethylene, polyethylene and polypropylene. These reports analyse the profitability along different petrochemical chains to help companies develop business strategies in regard to pricing.

He has previously worked as a journalist and an editor for Process Engineering, Chemical Age, Processing, Asian Chemical News and European Chemical News.

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