Andrew Charlton

Andrew Charlton
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Andrew has senior experience in business, government and international institutions. After commencing his career with the Boston Consulting Group (BCG), he received a Doctorate and Masters in Economics from the University of Oxford, where he studied as a Rhodes Scholar. He served as senior economic advisor to the Prime Minister of Australia and Australia’s senior government official to the G20 economic summits. He was the Prime Minister’s representative to conferences of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the Major Economies Forum on Energy and Climate (MEF). From 2010-2014 he worked for Australian conglomerate Wesfarmers, including two years in corporate strategy (M&A and major group projects) and two years in operational roles (divisional Chief Financial Officer and General Manager). His academic research covering international economics, trade and development has been published in leading international journals including the American Economic Review, World Trade Review and World Economy. He is the author of four books, Ozonomics (Random House 2007), Fair Trade for All (OUP 2005), co-written with Nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz, Man Made World (Black inc 2011) and Dragon's Tail (Black Inc. 2014).