Dr. Andrew Charlton was Senior Economic Adviser to the Prime Minister and Australia’s senior representative to the G20 Leaders Forum from 2008 to 2010. He previously worked for the London School of Economics and the United Nations and received his doctorate in economics from Oxford University. His 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 two books, Fair Trade for All, (Oxford University Press, 2005), co-authored with Joseph Stiglitz, and Ozonomics (Random House Australia, 2007), and two quarterly essays ‘Man-Made World’ (2011) and ‘Dragon’s Tail’ (2014). Since 2010, he has worked in various commercial roles for Wesfarmers Ltd. In 2011, he was named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum.