Natural Resources >> Analyst Interviews >> June 14, 2010

A Focus On Defensive & Cyclical Names In Specialty Chemicals – Michael J. Harrison – First Analysis Securities Corp.

Michael J. Harrison, CFA, specializes in research and investment in selected areas of the clean tech/infrastructure sector for First Analysis Securities Corp. He provides research coverage of leading private and publicly traded companies in his sectors. Prior to joining First Analysis in 2006, Mr. Harrison held research and editorial roles at Chicago-Kent College of Law, InterMedia Survey Institute, CARMA International and American University. He earned a master's degree in international economic policy from American University, and a bachelor's degree in political science and international relations from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Profile
TWST: Where are you focusing your attention in the specialty chemical space these days?

Mr. Harrison: At First Analysis, we cover about 20 specialty chemical names, and I'm responsible for what we