Dave Witte

Senior Vice President and General Manager – Oil Markets, Midstream, Downstream and Chemical, IHS Markit


Houston, Texas, U.S.


Mr. Dave Witte has global responsibility for the entirety of the oil markets, midstream, downstream and chemical business of IHS Markit. His combined energy and chemical experience of more than 30 years has helped many companies develop strategies to better position their businesses and analyze organic and inorganic investments. His insights on the industry outlook have made him a sought-after speaker. Mr. Witte served on the board of directors of Chemical Market Associates Inc. (CMAI) for seven years prior to its acquisition by IHS, now IHS Markit. He spent six years in Singapore responsible for the Asia-Pacific region. Previously, he spent ten years with Chevron/Chevron Chemical and Ethyl (Albemarle) where he gained refining and chemical plant production, planning, operations and design experience. He also holds process patents in the area of aromatics. Mr. Witte graduated from Louisiana State University – Baton Rouge, US, with a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering.