CEO, 4 Day Week Global
Charlotte Lockhart is a business advocate, investor and philanthropist with more than 25 years’ experience in multiple industries locally and overseas.
As CEO for the 4 Day Week Global campaign she works promoting internationally the benefits of a productivity-focused and reduced-hour workplace. Through this, she is on the board of the newly created Wellbeing Research Centre at Oxford University and the advisory boards of the US campaign and the Ireland campaign for the 4 Day Week.
Charlotte has an extensive background in business, having worked in the financial and legal services sectors earlier in her career. She is on the advisory board of the Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council, the not-for-profit membership organisation that promotes intra-Commonwealth trade, investment and the role of the private sector across the 52 member nations. Additionally, she is on the advisory board for the Kupe Scholarship Programme at the University of Auckland.
In her earlier work with Perpetual Guardian, New Zealand’s largest and most dominant trustee services company and the originator of the four-day work week, Charlotte was a prominent consumer advocate, speaking for the financial and estate planning interests of New Zealanders and driving the company’s growth through innovative marketing and business development strategies.
An accomplished presenter, Charlotte is a frequent conference speaker on leadership, philanthropy and investment issues. She holds a variety of roles in the philanthropy sector, including managing the family foundation, The September Giving Trust, and the Classics 4 Charities Foundation. She participated in the 7th Peking to Paris Rally 2019 raising funds for the Sir Graeme Dingle Foundation and Sir Ray Avery Foundation in support of Youth Development. Charlotte also has interests in the arts sector and the wine industry.