Dr Andrew Charlton
Economist, former Senior Economic Adviser to Kevin Rudd; Co-Founder, AlphaBeta
About Dr Andrew Charlton
Dr Andrew Charlton is co-founder of AlphaBeta, a leading economic analytics company based in Sydney and Singapore. He has previously worked for the United Nations and the London School of Economics. From 2008-2010, through the period of the global financial crisis, he served as senior economic advisor to the Prime Minister of Australia and Australia’s senior government official to the G20 economic summits. He received a Doctorate and Masters in Economics from the University of Oxford, where he studied as a Rhodes Scholar. He is the author of two books, Ozonomics (2007) and Fair Trade for All (2005), co-written with Nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz. In 2011 he was named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum.