Marifaith Hackett, Ph.D.
Director, Specialty Chemicals, IHS Chemical
Santa Clara, Calif., U.S.
Dr. Marifaith Hackett is Director, Specialty Chemicals, IHS Chemical focused on renewables and nutrition. She has more than 25 years of experience in the global chemicals industry. Recently, she authored a comprehensive report on bio-based chemicals. In addition, she authors IHS Chemical’s reports on high-intensity sweeteners and food additives. Before joining IHS, Dr. Hackett worked as a consultant and analyst at Strategic Business Insights, a technology-consulting firm. Earlier, she held business and technical positions at Membrane Technology and Research, ChemConnect, SRI Consulting and Amoco Chemical Company. Dr. Hackett’s credentials include a Bachelor of Arts in Chemistry from Bradley University, Peoria, Ill., U.S., an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago, Chicago, Ill., U.S., and a doctorate in Organic Chemistry from Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass., U.S.