Charlie Hargroves

Dr. Charlie Hargroves is a dedicated, passionate, and collaborative action researcher focused on making a contribution to the world’s sustainability transition. Charlie has worked with many of the world’s leading sustainable development experts over the last 15 years and has made a strong contribution to the field through his writing, research, consulting, and public speaking. Charlie has co-authored 5 international books (currently selling over 85,000 copies in 5 languages), numerous chapters and papers, and delivered over 50 keynote presentations and guest lectures around the world. The first book won the Australian Banksia Award for Environmental Leadership, Education and Training in 2005, and the two released in 2010 were ranked among the ‘Top 40 Sustainability Books’ in the world that year by the Cambridge Sustainability Leaders Program (with ‘Cents and Sustainability’ ranked 5th and ‘Factor 5’ ranked 12th). Charlie works on a number of national and international projects focused on understanding how to achieve greater sustainability outcomes, in particular those related to the low carbon transition. Charlie is a full member of the Club of Rome and an expert advisor to the United Nations Centre for Regional Development. Charlie is a Senior Research Fellow at the Curtin University Sustainability Policy (CUSP) Institute, working with Professor Peter Newman and completed his PhD on Carbon Structural Adjustment in 2015.