Jeremy Pafford

Head of North America for Market Development


As Head of North America for Market Development, Jeremy Pafford drives Independent Commodity Intelligence Services’ (ICIS) business development strategy for the U.S., Mexico, and Canada and represents ICIS to chemical, polymer, and fertilizer markets to showcase the company’s expertise. His role draws upon his experience in leading engagement efforts by the Americas team over the last several years.

Previously, Jeremy served as Managing Editor, Americas for ICIS, leading the team analysing Americas raw material markets such as fuels, petrochemicals, and oleochemicals. Jeremy has covered several markets himself and has authored research and presented at major events on topics such as the North American shale energy boom, U.S.-China trade tensions and how macroeconomic trends translate into raw material market trends.

A native of Texas and a resident of the Houston suburb of Cypress, the University of Kansas graduate has been with ICIS since 2013 and has worked in the publishing field for more than two decades.