Charles H. Green, (born 1950) is a business speaker and best-selling business author best known for co-writing The Trusted Advisor with David Maister and Robert Galford. Green specializes in issues of trust in business, and characterizes his work as bridging the cultural gap between high-end corporate strategy and the simple profundity of Dale Carnegie.
Green was born in Ithaca, NY and attended Columbia University, graduating in 1972 with a BA in philosophy, and Harvard, from which he graduated in 1976 with an MBA. From 1976 to 1995 he worked with the MAC Group and its successor, Gemini Consulting, where his roles included strategy consulting (in Europe and the United States), VP HR, and VP Strategic Planning. In 1996 he became an independent consultant and the founder of Trusted Advisor Associates. He has been a best selling business author since 2000. He has also taught executive education programs at Kellogg Graduate School of Business, Northwestern University; and Columbia University Graduate School of Business. Green lives in Morristown, New Jersey. He is a registered professional speaker with the Leigh Speaker's Bureau.