Institute for the Development of Environmental-Economic Accounting (IDEEA)
Since 2013, Carl has been an Honorary Research Fellow at the Melbourne Sustainable Society Institute, University of Melbourne and consults primarily to international organisations and national governments on projects related to natural capital accounting. He is currently involved in projects with the UNEP-TEEB office, the FAO, Natural Capital Protocol, UN Statistics Division and the World Bank WAVES program.
Together with Mark Eigenraam, Carl is establishing the Institute for the Development of Environmental-Economic Accounting (IDEEA) with the ambition to build the capacity for natural capital accounting around the world.
From 2010 to 2013, Carl was Editor of the UN System of Environmental-Economic Accounting (SEEA) now adopted as an international statistical standard. An economist by training, Carl had a 19 year career with the Australian Bureau of Statistics, developing expertise in the measurement of national accounts and GDP. Carl was head of the ABS National Accounts Branch from 2003 to 2008, and also worked for 3 years with the OECD in Paris on economic data and sustainable development indicators.