Ralf Gubler is Director Research & Analysis at S&P Global based in Zurich, Switzerland. He is an industry expert in industrial gases & fertilizer markets and has more than twenty years of experience in writing market research reports and performing consulting projects about and for the chemical industry. Ralf is a passionate Analyst who loves to investigate markets to make their dynamics more understandable and predictable. Prior S&P Global, he was Vice President at SRI Consulting, responsible for all market research products such as the Chemical Economics Handbook (CEH) and the Specialty Chemicals Update Program (SCUP). Earlier in his career, Ralf worked at McKinsey & Company and at fine chemicals producer Bachem.