Shem Oirere has been a journalist for over 16 years based in Nairobi, Kenya. He has been reporting from East Africa with a focus on Africa economic sectors of energy, construction and water. Previously he was a reporter with Kenyan newspapers covering various beats including business, education and politics. He has also been a sub editor with The People newspaper, a national daily in Kenya. He holds a Diploma in Journalism from the London School of Journalism.
Arnold Wang has been Coatings World’s columnist for the Asia Pacific market since 2000. He has many years of professional working experience in the coatings and ink industry, including working as editor and consultant in the China National Chemical Information Center. He graduated from Xiamen University with a BS degree in Chemistry and received his MBA degree with a concentration in marketing at Thunderbird School of Global Management.
Vladislav Vorotnikov is a Moscow-based freelance journalist who specializes in writing about the coating industry. He graduated from Voronezh State University of Russia and joined Coatings World in 2016.
Yogi Malik is a New Delhi India-based freelance writer on Indian and South Asian industry and economy. He has been writing on Indian Construction and Construction Material industries of the region for more than 10 years. He has Engineering and Business Administration (MBA) degrees and also works as an analyst on these industries with a New Delhi based organization.