Stefan Schlag Leon Beraud has 20 years of chemical industry experience. He heads the inorganic chemicals and minerals team at IHS Markit. Before joining IHS Markit (then SRI Consulting in Zurich, Switzerland) in 2001, Stefan worked for six years with Metalor SA in Neuchâtel (Switzerland). Earlier, he was an R+D chemist with Chemet Corporation (Attleboro, MA). Stefan earned his master degree in chemistry from the University of Freiburg (Germany), and received his doctoral degree from the University of Basle (Switzerland).