Markets and Strategic Services

Eric Bender

General Manager MSSP
BSc Eng

Eric leads the Houston, USA office. He joined TZMI in 2009 and has more than 15 years experience in the chemical industry. He holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from Mississippi State University and has prior experience in the chemical industry with Eastman Chemical, Momentive in various business development, corporate development, and corporate strategy roles. Eric’s TiO2 pigment experience came from Tronox, where he held numerous positions from Engineering to Strategic Sourcing, Business Development and Mergers & Acquisitions.

Location: 
Houston, USA

Andrey Belyanin

Associate Consultant
BSc

Andrey joined Chemical Market Resources in May 2013 and focuses on the strategic analysis of global petrochemical markets with an emphasis on North American shale gas and C2-C5 derivatives. He holds a BSc (Biochemistry and Cell Biology) from Rice University. His project experience covers Natural Gas Liquids, Olefins, Polyolefins, Plastomers & Elastomers, and Polymer Converting Processes & Markets. Andrey has worked on the analysis of the impact of North American shale gas on C2-C5 product chains by region, performed technical and economic analysis of natural gas processing, developed cost/profit models and projection, developed feedstock usage and manufacturing cost models for olefin production in the United States and internationally and conducted opportunity analysis for the specialty product of a leading North American petrochemical producer by technical properties and target markets.

Location: 
Houston, USA

Chen Ying (Evelyn)

China Country Manager
BA Economics

Evelyn joined TZMI in February 2014 as Senior Project Manager. She received her bachelor of economics in 2007 and joined a multi-national consulting firm the same year. She has been involved in all facets of project procedure from business development to proposal design and project management. She is an experienced project manager with more than 6 years’ experience in supplying market feasibility studies, market entry solutions, company strategic advice and supply chain solution services to leading global companies in energy, petrochemicals, iron ore and chemical logistic industries.

Location: 
Shanghai, China

Mark Dufty

Principal Consultant
BsC (Hons) Geology, FAusIMM, MAIG

Mark has over 30 years’ experience in the mining industry. Primary expertise includes geological resource modelling, financial evaluation, strategic planning, project management, and due diligence. His business development experience with BHP Billiton and Iluka Resources gives him broad-ranging knowledge of mergers and acquisitions and commodity analysis techniques. Mark has unique insight into the key drivers through the value chain which is invaluable for due diligence projects, valuations or cost reviews. Mark has worked principally in the mineral sands industry but has significant exposure to other commodities such as fertilizers, silica sands, platinum group metals, base metals, gold and silver.

Location: 
Melbourne, Australia

Sue Fitzgerald

Editor
BA Arts in Political Science

Sue has been a journalist for 25 years, 10 of the most recent as an Editor. Specialising in business and finance journalism, Sue has worked across a number of sectors including mining and energy, commercial, industrial and residential property as well as the financial planning/investment arena. Prior to joining TZMI, Sue was Editor-in-Chief of The Australian Mining Review and The Australian Oil & Gas Review. Throughout the years, Sue has worked at daily newspapers in Australia, contributed to and/or edited national and international magazines as well as working in radio as a news producer/presenter.

Location: 
Perth, Australia

Galvin Lim

Senior Consultant
B Eng Electrical & Electronic Engineering, PhD Electrical Engineering

Galvin joined the TZMI team in 2010 after five and a half years with Deloitte Consulting, spending two of those years in the London practice. Galvin’s consulting experience spans a wide range of activities including project management, business process re-engineering, system implementation, cost review, business case development, gap analysis and benchmarking.

Location: 
Perth, Australia

Lin Guixian (Jack)

Senior Researcher
BSc Chem Eng, MSc Eng

Jack joined TZMI Shanghai in March 2012 as Senior Researcher, focusing on titanium and zirconium industries. He was previously a market researcher/analyst in a consulting company in Guangzhou with four years’ experience in the titanium industry. Jack has bachelor degree in chemical engineering and masters degrees in biochemical engineering.

Location: 
Shanghai, China

David McCoy

Executive Chairman
B Chem Eng, M Eng Mngnt, CP Eng, PE

David has been involved in the mineral sands and TiO2 pigment industry since 1997 in Australia and the US. He joined TZMI in 2004 and heads up the Markets and Strategic Services team on a wide variety of projects across opaque mineral, metal and chemical sectors. He has a degree in Chemical Engineering from Curtin University of Technology as well as a Masters of Engineering Management (International Finance). David has worked for RGC (now Iluka Resources) and Tiwest in process engineering, technical and engineering services roles, and in business management and global supply chain functions as a Senior Business Analyst with Kerr-McGee Chemical LLC in Oklahoma City USA.

Location: 
Perth, Australia