Marifaith Hackett, Ph.D.

Director, Specialty Chemicals, IHS Markit


Santa Clara, Calif., US


Dr. Marifaith Hackett is a director of Specialty Chemicals at IHSMarkit, 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 reports on high-intensity sweeteners and food additives. Before joining the company, 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, US, and a doctorate in Organic Chemistry from Harvard University, US.​