We are excited to announce that as of February 1, Wood Mackenzie is a portfolio company of Veritas Capital, a leading investor at the intersection of technology and government. Our focus remains on providing you with the best intelligence, analytics, data and tools to ensure you are making the best data-driven business decisions with confidence.  

Read more in our news release here. 


Catherine Tan

Principal Analyst, Asia Olefins


  • Asia
  • Chemicals

Catherine joined Wood Mackenzie’s Chemicals Research team as an analyst in March 2013. She is responsible for ethylene and propylene analysis in Asia. She created and launched the Propylene Asset Benchmarking Tool in 2022 and now manages Wood Mackenzie’s suite of Asset Benchmarking Tools for olefins and derivatives.

Catherine has also supported single-client work for project prefeasibility studies, identified market opportunities and developed cost models and price forecasts.

Before Wood Mackenzie, Catherine was with SABIC for three years, where she was the Market Intelligence Manager supporting the Functional Chemicals portfolio for Performance Chemicals. Before SABIC, she was with Chemical Market Associates Inc (CMAI) for four years as a Research Associate supporting Asian aromatics (BTX, styrene, phenol) and was responsible for short- and long-term market analysis.


BEng, Chemical Engineering, National University of Singapore