Working in the International Division of a major Australian bank provided Keith with extensive exposure to markets in Asia and the Pacific. As an independent contractor, he has provided services to companies and NGOs internationally, including in Papua New Guinea, The Philippines, Cambodia, Timor-Leste, China, Indonesia, Fiji, Cambodia, Bangladesh and Tonga, gaining experience dealing with economic problems rarely seen in Australia.
Significant clients have included:
- Asian Development Bank;
- National Australia Bank, through PricewaterhouseCoopers;
- Agricultural Bank of China, through Atos Origin China;
- Commonwealth Bank of Australia;
- National Bank of Cambodia;
- PNG Ports Corporation;
- National Reserve Bank of Tonga;
- Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas.
Working with Keith
Keith works with businesses of all sizes. He helps solve operational problems related to business efficiency and advises on issues involving long-term strategic direction.
By listening to key people outline their concerns and engaging with them to clarify the issues involved, Keith works with the client to create frameworks that will lead to workable solutions. His approach is designed to give clients the confidence to tackle similar issues for themselves in the future.
Keith’s objective is to help business owners and senior management make decisions that will improve the performance and profitability of their organisations.
CARPENTER, Keith (2014), A Basic Consumer Price Index for Cambodia, Journal of Southeast Asian Economies, Vol. 31, No 1, (April 2014), pp. 121-46
CARPENTER, Keith (2011b), Review of An Economic History of Cambodia in the Twentieth Century by Margaret Slocomb, The Developing Economies (Tokyo), Vol 49. No. 3 (September 2011), pp. 350-53 (A ‘descriptive’ review)
CARPENTER, Keith (1983), ‘Foreign Exchange Issues in the Campbell Committee Report’, Economic Papers: A journal of applied economics and policy, Vol 2, Issue S1 (April 1983), pp. 123-132
CARPENTER, K.C. (1969), A Note on The Long-Term Industrial Wage Structure of New Zealand, New Zealand Economic Papers, Vol 3, No 1, 1969, pp. 48-51