Simon Garmston

Global Director, Acrylonitrile, IHS Markit


London, U.K.


Simon Garmston, global director of Acrylonitrile at IHS Markit, focuses on consulting for Acrylonitrile and Derivatives. Led by Simon Garmston, founder of PCI Acrylonitrile, the Acrylonitrile Service provides annual market analysis, as well as consulting services and events. Mr. Garmston has been a consultant in this specialist area of acrylonitrile, acrylic fibres, ABS/SAN, acrylamide, carbon fibre and other acrylonitrile derivatives since 1987, making him the longest serving consultant in this field. IHS Markit's global market coverage in the commodity and engineering plastics and fibers sectors is strengthened by the addition of The Acrylonitrile Market Report, formerly owned by Mr. Garmston, and now part of IHS Markit. Mr. Garmston graduated from the Business School of the City of London Polytechnic, United Kingdom, with a Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) in economics.