Samar Niazi works as Managing Editor for Asia Aromatics with the Asia Petrochemicals team for Platts S&P Global Insights, a leader in commodities benchmarks worldwide. She is based out of Singapore. She leads the Asian aromatics team that covers aromatics benchmark markets including paraxylene, benzene, mixed xylenes, etc. Before this, she was handling multiple agriculture and biofuels markets in Asia. She has worked at a major commodities trading firm handling oil markets. She joined Platts in October 2015.
Samar has an MBA from the Lee Kong Chian School at the Singapore Management University and an undergraduate degree in business from IIUI, Islamabad.