Steve Lewandowski

Vice President, Olefins, IHS Markit


Houston, Texas, US


Mr. Lewandowski serves as the vice president of global olefins at IHS Markit, which includes ethylene, propylene, Ethylene Oxide/Monoethylene Glycol and petrochemical feedstocks. During a career spanning more than 25 years in the refining and chemical industry, he gained experience across the total spectrum of refining and petrochemical hydrocarbon value chains, covering a wide array of financial, strategic, technical and commercial roles. Before his move to IHS Chemical, now IHS Markit, he was at TOTAL Petrochemicals & Refining, Inc., where as senior manager of Base Chemicals he managed the P&L of the base chemicals business, including joint venture relationships, strategic guidance to the partnerships, plant operational interfaces, project development and the commercial responsibility for olefin and aromatic monomers, including styrene. During other assignments overseas in Brussels Belgium, he was responsible for the global aromatics long-term commercial business activity. He previously was involved in the refining and fuels side of the Hydrocarbon chain both for what was then FINA Oil & Chemical Company and for Star Enterprise, a joint venture between Texaco and Saudi Aramco. Mr. Lewandowski earned a Bachelor of Science in chemical engineering from Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, and an MBA with a focus on finance and economics from the from University of Texas-Dallas, Texas, both in the United States.