1978-95, with ICI; former Executive Director of a major global business. Currently, Chairman, IeC and Chairman, NiTech Solutions. Our value proposition is based on our ability to view the economy through the lens of the chemical industry, which is proven to be the best leading indicator for the global economy. Co-Author of the influential e-book Boom, Gloom and the New Normal, which describes how demographic changes are taking global demand patterns in completely new directions. Writes regularly on this topic for the Financial Times. Regular speaker at international conferences. Widely recognized for foresight in warning of the 2008 global financial crisis.