Andrew Charlton is an Australian economist, businessman and author who has experience working in both government as well as the private sector. He has most recently worked in the corporate offices of Wesfarmers, he, and is now a director of AlphaBeta Advisors. As a name that is recognized in the Melbourne Economic Forum, Andrew Charlton is introduced as so on the forum’s website:
“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.”