Dr. Charlie Hargroves is a dedicated, passionate, and collaborative action researcher focused on making a contribution to the world’s low carbon transition. Charlie has worked with many leading sustainability experts over the last 15 years and has made a strong contribution to the field through his writing, consulting, and public speaking. Charlie has co-authored 5 books (currently selling over 85,000 copies in 5 languages). The first book, The Natural Advantage of Nations’, won the Australian Banksia Award for Environmental Leadership, Education and Training in 2005, and two other books were ranked in 2010 among the “Top 40 Sustainability Books” by the Cambridge Sustainability Leaders Program.
Charlie has worked with a number of international groups such as UNESCO, WFEO and the UN International Resource Panel. Charlie is a Senior Research Fellow at the Curtin University Sustainability Policy (CUSP) Institute and completed his PhD part-time in 2015 on Carbon Structural Adjustment. Charlie is also the Sustainable Development Fellow at the University of Adelaide. Charlie lives in Adelaide, South Australia, with his wife, Stacey and his two children, Grace and Tyson.