Marifaith Hackett, Ph.D.
Director, Specialty Chemicals, IHS Markit
Santa Clara, California, US
Dr. Marifaith Hackett is a director of Specialty Chemicals at IHS Markit, 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. Educated in the United States, Dr. Hackett's credentials include a bachelor's degree in chemistry from Bradley University in Illinois, an MBA from the University of Chicago, and an organic chemistry doctorate from Harvard University.