Research

Patrick Kirby

Principal Analyst - EMEARC Olefins

Expertise

  • Europe
  • Russia and the Caspian
  • Middle East
  • Petrochemicals

Get in touch with Patrick

Tel +44 (0)203 0600523

Patrick joined Wood Mackenzie in 2013 as an olefins analyst in the EMEARC region.

  • Patrick joined Wood Mackenzie’s Chemicals team in 2013 as a senior olefins analyst in the EMEARC region, holding almost a decade of direct experience in the petrochemical industry. In his current role, Patrick leads Wood Mackenzie’s light olefins analysis for the EMEARC region.
  • He was previously with CMAI as a senior consultant in the EMEA region, involved in leading and performing strategic advisory projects across all of the major petrochemical value chains, with significant project experience in the development of the petrochemical projects in the CIS region.
  • Prior to joining CMAI, Patrick held both project and operations based positions in the olefins division of SABIC Europe – including feedstock flexibility, propylene train de-bottlenecking and butadiene uprate strategic projects. Patrick gained prior olefins industry experience with Huntsman Corporation.
  • Patrick is regularly sought out by clients and the industry for his detailed knowledge and insight into the regional olefins markets. He is a regular speaker at Wood Mackenzie events and external conferences across the olefins and derivatives space.

 

Education

MEng (first class) degree, Chemical Engineering, University of Manchester (formerly UMIST).

Chartered engineer with the IChemE.